The academic sector is on high alert following a surge of online attacks against educational establishments The National Cyber Security Centre has stated that it is increasing its support..
Who is responsible for information security within your organisation? The simple answer is: everyone. While this may seem like a simplistic response, it is crucial that every organisation understands..
When it comes to Business Continuity Plan testing, we should all consider Finagle’s Law. Similar to Murphy’s Law, Finagle’s agrees that anything that can go wrong will go wrong...
Ever since Charles Darwin introduced the theory of evolution in 1859 we have been aware of the continual process of change in the natural world. Things are no different..
We have all seen the headlines about data breaches. They make for uncomfortable reading. Even more uncomfortable, however, is the fact that it’s often through these sensational headlines that..
What constitutes a cyber-mature organisation? Here’s a clue: it has nothing to do with size or age, sector or niche specialism, whether it is online or has a physical..
As organisations endeavour to be as proactive as possible to protect themselves from a cyber attack or security incident, do you have access to the correct Incident Response expertise..
Register for the free SRM Incident Response and Forensic Expertise webinar here. As organisations endeavour to be as proactive as possible to protect themselves from a cyber attack or..
To be truly resilient against potential attacks, it is not enough to simply look at patching the last one, but to anticipate the next. When commenting on the news..
The news has been full of concerns that foreign powers are using state-sponsored hacking as a means to undermine the infrastructure of foreign powers. While it is irresponsible to..
The world of higher education is about to be turned on its head. This is due to the imminent enactment of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will..
This week’s report that more than 5,000 websites, including that of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have been hacked, shows that it really can happen to anyone. Other affected..
Cyberattacks do not recognise national boundaries, as the latest breach concerning the US credit rating firm Equifax proves. So although the company has now reported the breach of 143..
Monday’s Government survey of Britain’s FTSE 350 companies has revealed some worrying statistics. The report analyses how the boards of the UK’s largest businesses deal with cyber security and..
While most businesses are pleased to receive free publicity, spare a thought for Berkshire-based Boomerang Videos. Not only did the firm’s website suffer a cyber attack in 2014, but..
‘Do not wait until it’s too late – engage a PFI company now!’ That is the advice given by Jeremy King, International Director, PCI Security Standards Council in his closing..
Information security breaches can and do happen, even to the best prepared organisations. Every year, companies that have demonstrated ongoing PCI DSS compliance will still fall victim to an..
Cybercrime in 2015 was nothing short of epic. No one could have anticipated headline news stories such as Sony Pictures Entertainment hacked by a group allegedly sponsored by North..