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Support Tools for Cyber Attacks & Resilience

Hardware Tools



Learn how to protect yourself or your small business online with the Cyber Aware Action Plan. Answer a few questions on topics like passwords and two-factor authentication, and get a free personalised list of actions that will help you improve your cyber security.

Boards are pivotal in improving the cyber security of their organisations. The Board Toolkit has been designed to help board members get to grips with cyber security and know what questions they should be asking their technical experts.

The ECRC's Top Tips for Cyber Resilience, including passwords, phishing, MFA and keeping your devices up to date.


An easy-to-understand guide with five key steps you can take to manage your cyber security risks.

Your staff are your first line of defence against a cyber attack. The NCSC has developed an e-learning training package to help educate your staff on a range of key areas including phishing, using strong passwords, securing your devices and reporting incidents.

Guidance designed to help organisations protect themselves in cyberspace. It breaks down the task of defending your networks, systems and information into its essential components, providing advice on how to achieve the best possible security in each of these areas.

The ACD programme seeks to reduce the harm from commodity cyber attacks by providing tools and services, free at the point of use, that protect against a range of cyber security threats. Tools included Protective Domain Name Service, Web Check, Mail Check, Email Security Check, and more...

An online tool which helps organisations test and practise their response to a cyber-attack. It is completely free, and you don’t have to be an expert to use it. It includes two exercises, a technical simulation and a table-top exercise. You just need to register for an account.

To help you minimise the impact of a cyber attack, we have created a Cyber Incident Response Plan that will help your business, charity or third sector organisation to respond effectively in the event of a cyber-attack

(Word Document)

Charities etc


Guidance detailing five topics to increase protection from the most common types of cybercrime.


A short shareable guide for contractors to understand their responsibilities around fundamental cyber security.

Legal Sector

Cyber Security questionnaire to be completed by Chambers to share with Legal Firms (as their clients) to provide assurance about the safety of data shared with Chambers.

Legal Sector

Some cyber resilience areas for consideration

Retail Sector

Guidance for independent retailers on how best to protect your business from cyber threats and cyber attacks.

Retail Sector

A short guide into the threats, statistics and top tips for the retail sector.

(PDF Download)

The contents of this webpage are provided for general information only and are not intended to replace specific professional advice relevant to your situation. The intention of  The Eastern Cyber Resilience Centre (ECRC) is to encourage cyber resilience by raising issues and disseminating information on the experiences and initiatives of others. Articles on the website cannot by their nature be comprehensive and may not reflect most recent legislation, practice, or application to your circumstances. ECRC provides affordable services and Trusted Partners if you need specific support. For specific questions please contact us by email.


ECRC does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information or materials published on this webpage. ECRC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites that link to this site or which are linked from it.

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