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(ISC)2 report finds cyber security workforce gap has increased to more than 2.9 million globally

(ISC)² – the world’s largest non-profit association of certified cyber security professionals – has issued the findings of its 2018 Cyber Security Workforce Study. The research shows a widening of the global cyber security workforce gap to nearly three million across North...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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Smart GDPR Assurance for a Smarter World

Something needs to change when you’re confronted by the present situation whereby devices professing to be ‘Smart’ or part of a ‘Smarter System’ ask for personal data, but are then easily hacked into by criminals such that valuable personal information can be...
Posted On 23 Aug 2018
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Two-in-three procurement leaders “have limited or no visibility” beyond Tier One of supply chains

As many as 65% of procurement leaders have limited or no visibility beyond their Tier One suppliers. That’s according to Deloitte’s annual Global Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Survey. While visibility of the supply chain is crucial for businesses to ensure factors...
Posted On 27 Feb 2018
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Cyber terrorism and data breaches emerge as top threats for law firms in new survey

Over 70% of large law firms perceive cyber terrorism and data breaches as the foremost threats to their business. That’s according to the results of a new survey – the 2018 Legal Business Continuity Survey – conducted by The Instant Group (the flexible workspace...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018
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“Untrained and neglected IT staff increasing cyber security skills gap” warns (ISC)²

A survey of 3,300 IT professionals conducted by (ISC)² has revealed that widespread underfunding in training in-house IT talent is contributing towards the critical cyber security skills gap. The report shows that businesses are exposing themselves to cyber threats by ignoring...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017
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ISO takes information security management “to another level” with new standard for market sectors

With cyber threats on the rise, in turn placing businesses and industries at risk, it’s more important than ever that organisations protect their information (and, indeed, that of their customers). The International Standards Organisation’s (ISO) standard for...
Posted On 15 Aug 2016
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Certification and training support for cloud security standard available from BSI

The British Standards Institution (BSI), the business standards company, has introduced ISO/IEC 27017 certification and training to support the use of ISO/IEC 27017 Information Technology – Security Techniques – Code of Practice for Information Security Controls based...
Posted On 13 Jul 2016
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BSI launches certification scheme focused on safety of personal data in the cloud

The adoption of cloud computing in all sectors is increasing rapidly in order that businesses can better manage their costs and support scalability. However, fundamental concerns over the privacy and security of data remain. With this in mind, the British Standards Institution...
Posted On 21 Dec 2015
The Total Security Summit runs on Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 October in Northampton
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Total Security Summit seminar programme outlined by Forum Events

The Total Security Summit runs at the Whittlebury Hall Hotel in Northamptonshire on Monday 19 October and Tuesday 20 October. Organiser Forum Events has now detailed the dynamic seminar programme which features a range of speakers and extremely valuable content aimed at...
Posted On 06 Oct 2015
Downtime is not an option for today's businesses so they must ensure that disaster recovery plans in place
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Disaster Recovery: Tackling ‘The Elephant in the Room’

Over the years, we’ve all become used to seeing disasters, whether natural or man-made, represented in terms of their cost, writes Ian Wells. For instance, Hurricane Sandy’s cost has been estimated at $68 billion USD, while the World Bank put the cost of the 2011 Tohuku...
Posted On 06 Jan 2015
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