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Author: Michala Liavaag

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Bite-sized information about cybersecurity for not-for-profit boards and leaders. In each episode we help leaders of not-for-profits to understand the information security risks to their organisations and they leave with at least one actionable insight that they can put into practice. It also features interviews with not-for-profit leaders sharing their cybersecurity journey, insights and lessons learned.
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Season 2 is coming

Season 2 is coming

2022-09-3001:38

As you may have noticed, we took a little break on the show, and are gearing up for season 2. We took the season break to reflect on what went well and what we could improve upon. In our next season we’ll deliver more bite-sized episodes, with easy-to-digest, actionable hints and tips covering topics such as: understanding and managing cyber risks, cyber security governance, the role and responsibilities of leaders and much more.----- ⭐Found this useful? Please rate and review, as i...
📝Show notes:How should charities manage risk?Michala Liavaag and Sabrina Segal talk about risk management in the not-for-profit sector: how it intersects with cybersecurity; cultural elements to risk; doing objective centred risk management; risk as opportunity; and more.Sabrina is currently the Global Head of Integrity, Risk, and Compliance Support Services at JA Worldwide, a nonprofit focused on supporting entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and work skills readiness to young people aroun...
📝Show notes:What help is available for small organisations to counter cyber threats?In this episode Michala Liavaag and Chris White explore several aspects of cybersecurity for small and medium organisations. Chris White is a detective inspector, working in the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit as a Police Cyber Security Advisor and Prevent Sergeant. More recently, Chris joined the cyber resilience centre for the South East as Head of Cyber and Innovation. This is part of the Nat...
📝Show notes:What does an 'Information Governance' professional do anyway?In this episode Michala Liavaag and Barry Moult explore several aspects of information governance and data protection in the healthcare sector. They also present the newly created Data Protection & Information Governance level 4 apprenticeship. Barry is an award-winning Information Governance Consultant at BGM IG Limited, best known for his work promoting the importance of information governance and knowledge sh...
📝Show notes:Are you tired of password resets after a data breach? Your usernames and passwords are still one of the most valuable things about you - to cybercriminals that is. Identity-related breaches are ubiquitous and preventable, whether you are an individual, a small business, or a Fortune 500 organisation. In this episode Michala Liavaag lifts the cover off identity and access management. You can get additional resources from our website: http://www.cybilitysavvy.c...
📝Show notes:Does diversity in cybersecurity and corporate governance matter? In this episode Michala Liavaag invites Sarah Harriott to speak candidly about the reality of working as a black woman in law and corporate governance, the challenges of getting on boards and as always - they discuss her journey to becoming a cyber savvy leader from the corporate governance perspective. Sarah Harriott is an experienced solicitor with a background in litigation. She now specialises in Corpor...
📝Show notes:How to speak securely with someone in Ukraine without putting them at more risk? As requested by a listener, Michala Liavaag explains the difference between unencrypted and encrypted communications, and how using Virtual Private Networks (VPN) can help protect your privacy. This episode follows on from our Cybility Alert covering the steps organisations can take to respond to the increasing cyber threat due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. We recommend this episode ...
📝Show notes:Russia is attacking Ukraine, and the UK government is repeatedly urging organisations here in the UK to take action against heightened cyber threats. Michala Liavaag explains what the cyber threats are; how this can affect organizations and people all over the world; and what you can do to better protect you and your organisation. 👉 Cited in this episode: NCSC advises organisations to act following Russia’s attack on Ukraine: https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/news/orga...
📝Show notes:How is digital transformation enabled by change management and cybersecurity? Michala Liavaag talks with Ket Patel, an accredited Change Manager Master practitioner, about his journey to becoming a cyber savvy change manager. Ket has over 20 years of experience leading change and transformation within Financial Services, Technology and Consulting industries. He is also the UK Co-Lead for the Change Management Institute, and host of the podcast The Change Chair. In t...
📝Show notes:We are joining hands with thousands of organisations around the globe to celebrate the 19th Safer Internet Day. This year’s theme is “All fun and games? Exploring respect and relationships online”. Michala Liavaag shares what organizations’ leaders can do to help making the internet a safer and better place for all, and especially for children and young people.👉 Cited in this episode: UK Safer Internet Day: saferinternet.org.uk Children’s code by the Information Commissi...
📝Show notes:In this special episode, Michala Liavaag and Hannah Nacheva, a Data Protection Officer, discuss what you need to know about data protection and privacy. 28th January 2022: Data Privacy Day.👉 Cited in this episode: Records of processing ROPA https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/accountability-framework/records-of-processing-and-lawful-basis/Human rights equality Act: https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/human-rights-act/article-8-respect-your-private-and-family-li...
📝Show notes:Michala Liavaag talks with Amy Tarrant, a Change Delivery Lead who has delivered a wide variety of business transformation and strategy initiatives in the insurance sector over the last 15 years. She is also a trustee of the Brighton Yoga Foundation. They discuss the ins and outs of cybersecurity in the insurance and other sectors from the perspectives of both employee and trustee. -----⭐Found this useful? Please rate and review, as it helps reaching more people 👍Yo...
E10- Where do we start?

E10- Where do we start?

2022-01-1008:191

📝Show notes:New year, new beginnings! As we enter 2022 filled with excitement about the year ahead, we look at things with fresh eyes. If improving cybersecurity isn't one of your organisation's goals already then it's time to add it and become more cyber secure than you were last year. Unsure where and how to start? In this episode, Michala Liavaag explains how charities and other not-for-profits can start tackling cybersecurity. Spoiler alert: Context matters and it is all about risk! Take ...
📝Show notes:Michala Liavaag talks with Laura Dawson, Director of the Data and Technology Services at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has been a leader in the Charity and Not for Profit sector for nearly 30 years including RSPB, Save the Children UK and British Council. They discuss the ins and outs of cybersecurity in the higher education sector from the perspectives of both employee and trustee. This is the part 2 of the conversation. If you haven’t listen...
📝Show notes:Michala Liavaag dives into what executives, non-executive directors and trustees need to know about 'Log4shell', a new vulnerability that is rated at the maximum 10. The main facts you need to know: What is it? Where is it? Why should we care? What can we do about it? She also discusses misconceptions and shares some questions leaders should ask their IT, third party providers and other suppliers. NOTES: After the recording of this episode, Apache have released...
📝Show notes:Michala Liavaag talks with Laura Dawson, Director of the Data and Technology Services at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has been a leader in the Charity and Not for Profit sector for nearly 30 years including RSPB, Save the Children UK and British Council. They discuss the ins and outs of cybersecurity in the higher education sector from the perspectives of both employee and trustee. This is the part 1 of the interview. Join us next week for Pa...
📝Show notes:There is a lot of talk about the 'cybersecurity skills gap' - but what does this mean? What can organisations and individuals do to address it? In this episode, Michala Liavaag gives her view on these questions and provides useful resources for leaders and individuals to help tackling this thorny issue. 👉 Cited in this episode: National Cyber Security Centre Cyberfirst scheme https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/cyberfirst/overview Trailblazers https://www.smallpeicetrust....
📝Show notes:Michala Liavaag is in conversation with Jackie Freeman, a former Chief Financial Officer and currently a consultant and trustee of Age UK, Shape Arts and The Roundhouse Trust. She candidly shares her journey to becoming a cyber savvy executive and the lessons she learned on the way. Check the Trustee’s week events: https://trusteesweek.org/events/-----⭐Found this useful? Please rate and review, as it helps reaching more people 👍You can also subscribe and share on so...
📝Show notes:What can we do so our products, services and processes have security built in by design and enabled by default? In this episode, Michala Liavaag talks about how not-for-profit organisations can think Cybersecurity first. This is the last week of CyberSecurity Awareness Month, but Cybersecurity isn't just for October - #BeCyberSmart throughout the year. -----⭐Found this useful? Please rate and review, as it helps reaching more people 👍You can also subscribe and ...
📝Show notes:How can charities be victims of cyber frauds? What can they do about it?In the third week of the Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Michala Liavaag clarifies this important issue and give practical tips for charity leaders. 👉 Cited in this episode: Fraud advisory panel https://www.fraudadvisorypanel.org/10 questions for trustees: https://www.fraudadvisorypanel.org/10-questions-for-trustees/-----⭐Found this useful? Please rate and review, as it helps reaching more peopl...
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Abordodomundo

I'm learning a lot listening to this podcast. Michala explains cyber security concepts clearly for lay people. Her ennuciation also makes her easier to understand for non native speakers.

Feb 23rd
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