Malcolm Marshall: Malcolm Marshall, global head of KPMG’s cyber security practice
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“Institutional investors ‘shy away’ from hacked businesses” suggests KPMG survey

According to a new set of statistics, cyber attack episodes could cost a business its investor backing. A survey of global institutional investors conducted by KPMG has found that 79% of investors would be discouraged from investing in a business that has been hacked. The...
Posted On 15 Apr 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron
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Conservatives outline security and policing plans in General Election Manifesto

The Conservative Party’s Manifesto for the 2015 General Election contains detailed sections on fighting crime and terrorism, and also places a strong emphasis on standing up for the victims of crime. Brian Sims takes a look at the Tories’ proposed plans for a post-7...
Posted On 15 Apr 2015
The TRUSTED CCTV Improvement Project’s Operational Standards for Security Camera Systems
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TRUSTED CCTV Improvement Project publishes Operational Standards for security camera systems

For many years, the lack of any proper working standards relating specifically to the use of CCTV has created an environment where priorities have often weighed heavily towards the acquisition of the technology, with little practical regard to defining, understanding and...
Posted On 15 Apr 2015
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk UK
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The Cyber Risk

Last year, over 80% of large-scale UK businesses suffered a cyber security breach. On the back of that rather alarming statistic, a detailed report just published by the Government and Marsh – the insurance broker and risk advisor – outlines new joint initiatives devised between...
Posted On 15 Apr 2015
The first SANS Cyber Academy runs in September 2015
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Cyber security boot camp creates “highly-skilled cyber defenders” in just eight weeks

The “world’s first intensive cyber boot camp” has been launched to quickly deliver a new band of highly-trained online defenders who can take up the growing number of cyber security roles organisations are struggling to fill. The SANS Cyber Academy has been created in...
Posted On 15 Apr 2015