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Deloitte study finds organisations’ confidence exceeds crisis preparedness capabilities

Organisations are now keenly aware of the increasing threat of crises. According to Deloitte Global’s 2018 crisis management survey, entitled ‘Stronger, Fitter, Better: Crisis Management for the Resilient Enterprise’, nearly 60% of respondents believe that...
Posted On 22 Jun 2018
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KPMG International collaborates with Microsoft on cloud cyber defence and data governance programs

KPMG International has collaborated with Microsoft on the release of two jointly-developed security offerings designed to improve both the data governance and cyber defence capabilities of today’s organisations. The new programs, entitled Data Governance and Cloud Cyber...
Posted On 17 Jun 2018
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Hacking episode kick-started in July 2017 leads to huge data breach at Dixons Carphone

As part of a review of its systems and data, Dixons Carphone – the multinational electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company headquartered in London – has determined that there has been “unauthorised access” to certain data held by the...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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When Two Worlds Coalesce

The demands of a modern day security system are changing at pace as different technologies appear on the horizon. These rapid developments very often realise benefits for the procuring organisation by dint of inviting decisions to be taken by security and risk management...
Posted On 11 Jun 2018
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Boards ramp up data privacy and security spending in rush to become GDPR compliant

Boards of Directors are ramping up investments in data security and privacy in the rush to become General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliant and avoid highly damaging data breaches which have reached an all-time high, reports the 2018 Harvey Nash Group/KPMG CIO Survey....
Posted On 08 Jun 2018
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UK financial institutions “unaware” of third party risks posed by open banking

Identity and access management solutions specialist Bomgar has launched its 2018 Privileged Access Threat Report. The global survey explores the visibility, control and management that IT organisations in the US and Europe have over employees, contractors and third party vendors...
Posted On 06 Jun 2018
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KPMG and Google form alliance to help organisations “transform digital experiences”

KPMG International has entered into an alliance with Google to help organisations “transform their business and operating models” by dint of adopting secure cloud computing, machine learning, enterprise mobility and advanced analytics technologies. As part of the...
Posted On 31 May 2018
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UK “most breached country in Europe” states Thales eSecurity’s 2018 Data Threat Report

Thales – the specialist in critical information systems, cyber security and data security – has announced the results of its 2018 Thales Data Threat Report (European Edition), which reveals the UK to be Europe’s most breached country of last year. However, despite a...
Posted On 29 May 2018
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Tavcom presents ‘The Future of Security Training’ Theatre at IFSEC International 2018

Tavcom Training, part of the Linx International Group, is delivering the free educational programme for ‘The Future of Security Training’ Theatre at IFSEC International 2018 alongside sponsor Panasonic UK. The dedicated education theatre will deliver a range of...
Posted On 24 May 2018
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58% of businesses have “no defined process” for responding to Data Subject Access Requests

New research conducted by BSI, the business improvement company, has revealed that over half of European organisations have no fixed method in place for responding to Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs). The research, carried out by the Cyber Security and Information Resilience...
Posted On 24 May 2018