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OTCSA launched to deliver “comprehensive” cyber security guidelines for operational technology

Cyber attacks on critical and industrial infrastructure are on the rise, duly impacting operational reliability and business risk across all industries, including the utilities, manufacturing and oil and gas. Threats posed to operational technology (OT) – the hardware and...
Posted On 23 Oct 2019
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The Importance of Business Risk to the Enterprise

Business risk is foundational to business risk intelligence, but it’s also commonly misunderstood because its scope extends far beyond what security practitioners typically deal with on a daily basis. Broadly speaking, asserts Josh Lefkowitz, business risk refers to the...
Posted On 05 Feb 2019
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The Security Institute’s View

The security profession is at a Rubicon in its development and maturity as a component of the modern business structure. The evolution from the protection of physical assets to providing a more holistic ‘all-hazards’ approach to security risk management has been a...
Posted On 22 Jun 2018
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British Standards Institution enhances international capabilities with CREST global accreditation

BSI, the business standards company, has boosted its newly-created cyber security and information resilience business stream with global membership of CREST, the organisation that spearheads the highest possible levels of security testing standards. In achieving this status, BSI...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017
Andrew Taylor
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GDPR: ‘Fresh Thinking’ and ‘A New Paradigm’

“The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones” – John Maynard Keynes… In recent weeks, I’ve spoken with many executives about the impending arrival of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Frequently, these...
Posted On 15 Feb 2017
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Hiscox introduces Security Incident Response policy to meet changing risk landscape

Specialist global insurer Hiscox has announced the launch of a new Security Incident Response (SIR) policy specifically designed to address the changing risk landscape. SIR will enable organisations to fulfil their Duty of Care obligations to protect people, operations,...
Posted On 31 Jan 2017
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PwC Survey: “UK CEOs rate cyber risks as second most significant business threat”

PwC’s latest CEO Survey reveals that three-quarters (76%) of UK CEOs consider cyber risks to be a significant business threat. Indeed, cyber risk is ranked second only to the availability of key skills, and ahead of changing consumer behaviour, the speed of technological change...
Posted On 29 Jan 2017
Richard Fenning: CEO at Control Risks
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2017 set to be “year of acute uncertainty for business” predicts Control Risks

Control Risks, the specialist risk consultancy, has published its annual RiskMap forecast, widely renowned as the leading guide to political and business risk and an important reference point for policy makers and business leaders alike. Speaking about the document, Richard...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016
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“93% of IT security leaders will maintain or increase Identity and Access Management spending” reports PAC

The results of a new study show that European CIOs, CISOs and IT security managers are looking at consumer identities, improving customer experience and operational efficiencies as part of their planning, but they believe digital transformation can only achieve any benefits if...
Posted On 25 May 2016
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Panasonic launches European solutions company for “single point of contact”

Panasonic has announced the creation of a new European solutions company that will bring together its various business products and develop “world class solutions” for its myriad customers, at the same time offering a single point of contact and accountability....
Posted On 07 Apr 2016
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