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“Continuous investment and activity essential for staying ahead in cyber arms race” states Databarracks

UK organisations are concerned about their abilities to keep pace with the persistent rise of new cyber security challenges. This assertion is mirrored by new data from business continuity and disaster recovery provider Databarracks revealing that only 56% of UK firms believe...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
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Responding to cyber security incidents “still a major challenge for businesses” asserts IBM

IBM Security has announced the results of a global study exploring the factors and challenges of being a cyber resilient organisation. The study was conducted by The Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM Resilient and found that 77% of respondents admit they don’t have a...
Posted On 14 Mar 2018
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London Summit set to focus on “lack of quantification” in sphere of cyber security

Is no news good news when it comes to cyber security in your business? What are the hallmarks of excellence in this field? Phil Cracknell, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Homeserve, is speaking alongside senior public and private sector figures at the Cyber Security...
Posted On 07 Nov 2017
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Two-in-three bosses at Britain’s biggest businesses not trained to deal with cyber attacks

Britain’s top businesses and charities urgently need to do more when it comes to protecting themselves from online threats. According to new Government research and the latest ‘cyber health check’, one-in-ten FTSE 350 companies stated that they’re operating without a...
Posted On 22 Aug 2017
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“One-in-five UK businesses don’t understand pseudonymisation requirements of GDPR” asserts Delphix

Data virtualisation software specialist Delphix has revealed that “confusion reigns” among UK businesses around data protection requirements. 21% of UK companies questioned in a recent survey have no understanding of the forthcoming EU General Data Protection...
Posted On 04 Jul 2016
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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Bigger Picture

While the majority of global organisations say that it’s now ‘vital’ their operations are insured against information security breaches, less than half (41%) are fully covered for both security breaches and data loss, while just over a third have dedicated cyber security...
Posted On 19 May 2016
Richard Morris
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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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More executives state responsibility for data security should reside outside of IT

Many UK businesses are confused about who should manage data security procedures, leaving them at potential risk from escalating cyber attacks. This is according to a new report entitled ‘The Data Security and Risk Management Review’ and sponsored by managed service provider...
Posted On 25 Jan 2016
Don Randall MBE
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Don Randall MBE joins Pilgrims Group in specialist senior strategic advisor role

Don Randall MBE, former head of security and Chief Information Security Officer at the Bank of England, has joined global security and risk management specialist Pilgrims Group as the company’s senior advisor. An internationally renowned figure in the fields of security,...
Posted On 24 Mar 2015
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Why Cyber Security is NOT a Boardroom issue

Given that the subject matter finds its way into the national news on a daily basis, it’s perhaps not surprising that many commentators suggest cyber security absolutely must be a Boardroom-focused issue. Is there any firm evidence to support these often strongly-worded...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015
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