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The Security Institute appoints new Board directors at 2018 Annual General Meeting

Following on from the organisation’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 17 April, The Security Institute has announced the election of five new members of the Board with immediate effect. The individuals concerned will each serve a term of three years alongside the familiar...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018
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National Cyber Security Centre begins operations and outlines plans for flagship CyberUK 2017 event

Following the success of the IA15 and CyberUK 2016 events, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has announced that there will be a return to Liverpool next March for CyberUK 2017. This is a three-day event that will bring together cyber security leaders and professionals...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016
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Cyber Security: The Weakest Link

In order to save market reputation, avoid expensive damages and protect the valuable data your business holds, it’s now time to take a considered view of cyber risk. Throw away the ‘tick-box’ sheet and manage the cyber risk that’s appropriate to the organisation. By doing s...
Posted On 14 Mar 2016
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BlackBerry launches Professional Cyber Security Services Practice to expand business portfolio

BlackBerry, the secure mobile communications specialist, has announced the launch of its new Professional Cyber Security Services Practice that will further expand the business’ security portfolio by offering organisations new consulting services, tools and Best Practice...
Posted On 14 Mar 2016
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CESG unveils inaugural batch of Certified Cyber Security Consultancy companies

CESG, the Information Security arm of GCHQ, is pleased to announce the first group of companies to be certified under its new Certified Cyber Security Consultancy scheme. This is an approach designed to provide Government and industry alike with expert advice to meet their...
Posted On 22 Feb 2016
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QA survey reveals how UK businesses plan to tackle 2016 cyber security threats

A comprehensive survey conducted by training company QA reveals that eight out of ten (81%) UK IT decision-makers experienced some sort of data or cyber security breach in their organisation during 2015. 66% said that the breach had led to a loss of data, 45% that it had resulted...
Posted On 03 Jan 2016
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CREST accredits BSI as certifying body for Government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has been accredited by CREST as a certifying body for the UK Government’s Cyber Essentials Scheme. CREST is the not-for-profit professional body that represents the technical information security industry and worked closely with CESG (the...
Posted On 11 Dec 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 home of GCHQ and CESG in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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CESG launches Certified Cyber Security Consultancy Scheme targeting Government and industry

CESG, the ‘information security arm’ of GCHQ, has announced the launch of a new scheme which will provide Government and industry customers with expert advice configured to meet their cyber security needs. The Certified Cyber Security Consultancy Scheme is a new...
Posted On 09 Jun 2015