Hatstand believes that cyber security management ought to be treated as an iterative and organic process
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Hatstand launches Risk Assessment Model to strengthen business’ cyber security governance

Global capital markets specialist Hatstand has announced the launch of its Cyber Security Risk Assessment Model, specifically designed to enable businesses to better understand the current state of their preparedness against the risk of cyber attack and identify any shortfalls...
Posted On 01 Sep 2015
An aerial image of the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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GCHQ outlines detail of joint research partnership with The Alan Turing Institute

GCHQ is about to embark on a joint research partnership with The Alan Turing Institute focusing on open access and commercial data analysis methods. The two organisations have agreed in principle to work together with the wider national security community for the benefit of data...
Posted On 11 Aug 2015
The PwC-Tanium partnership brings together top-notch security expertise with groundbreaking technology that enables 15-second endpoint visibility and control to empower the largest and most important organisations on the planet in battling cyber attacks
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PwC and Tanium bring new cyber security services to market with strategic alliance

PwC and Tanium – the company that has “redefined security and systems management” – have unveiled a new form of strategic partnership that will bring together the deep technical security expertise, threat intelligence and consulting practices of PwC with...
Posted On 06 Aug 2015
Identifying the methods and strategies used by organised crime networks and individuals to avoid detection on the Darknet was the focus of a specialist training course hosted by Interpol's Global Complex for Innovation
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Interpol’s focused Darknet training shines new light on underground world’s criminal activities

Identifying the methods and strategies used by organised crime networks and individuals to avoid detection on the Darknet was the focus of a specialist training course hosted by Interpol’s Global Complex for Innovation. As part of the training, Interpol’s Cyber...
Posted On 31 Jul 2015
The Hotel Palace, Berlin: venue for ISSE 2015
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Information Security Solutions Europe 2015 Conference Programme unveiled

Revolution Events – the organiser of Information Security Solutions Europe (ISSE), the independent and interdisciplinary security conference and exhibition – has just unveiled the programme for the 2015 event which takes place on 10 and 11 November at the Hotel Palace...
Posted On 23 Jul 2015
Cyber risk tops the list of concerns for UK insurers
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“Cyber risk is Number One concern for UK insurers” outlines new CSFI/PwC Survey

According to the annual ‘Banana Skins’ survey of perceived risks to the sector conducted by the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation* (CSFI) and PwC, cyber risk tops the list of concerns for UK insurers. The UK’s insurance industry shares the global concern about...
Posted On 20 Jul 2015
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Regulation drives 10% global risk consulting market growth to underpin $14 billion valuation

The latest sector report published by Source Information Services (Source) finds that the global market for risk consulting rose by over $1 billion (9%) in 2014 to attain a value of just under $14 billion. Work across the financial services sector dominates the market, accounting...
Posted On 13 Jul 2015
Six more university courses have now been certified by GCHQ
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GCHQ moves to certify more UK Master’s degree courses in Cyber Security

GCHQ has certified a further six Master’s degrees in cyber security run by universities across the country to support cyber security education in the UK. This move represents another significant step in the development of the UK’s knowledge, skills and capability in all fields of...
Posted On 09 Jul 2015
On 1 July, Europol launched the the European Union Internet Referral Unit to combat terrorist propaganda and related violent extremist activities on the Internet
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EU’s Internet Referral Unit set to combat terrorist and violent extremist propaganda

Europol has launched the European Union Internet Referral Unit, which is designed to combat terrorist propaganda and related violent extremist activities on the Internet. Terrorists’ use of the Internet and social media has increased significantly in recent years. Jihadist...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
EC3 operates from Europol's hq in The Hague
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Mandate of Joint Cyber Crime Action Task Force extended after successful first six months

Launched on 1 September 2014 to further strengthen the fight against cyber crime in the European Union (EU) and beyond, the Joint Cyber Crime Action Task Force’s (J-CAT) mandate, initially set up for a period of six months, has been extended following its success. All...
Posted On 25 Jun 2015