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Simon Dyson

Lead, Cyber Security Operations Centre at NHS Digital
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Simon is the lead for NHS Digital's Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC), based in the Data Security Centre in Leeds. He is an information security professional who has experience in risk, assurance, operations and has tackled Ransomware as a cyber investigator working previously in law enforcement.


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By Simon Dyson. 22 September 2020
Many ransomware attacks are not fully automated but involve individuals gaining access,  moving around your system and then deploying malware. Simon Dyson, NHS Digital’s Cyber Security Operations Centre lead, discusses how organisations can make it hard for them.