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First major City Security Council training exercise takes place in central London

Businesses in the Eastern Cluster of the City of London took part in a major training exercise on Saturday 22 February to test their readiness for responding to major incidents. During the exercise a range of different scenarios and procedures were enacted in the Leadenhall...
Posted On 27 Feb 2020
Jake Olcott
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Chief Information Security Officers: The Key Skills for 2020 and Beyond

Since the creation of the first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) role about 25 years ago, the job has changed dramatically. What was once an uncommon position has quickly become standard, writes Jake Olcott, with the majority of companies including a cyber...
Posted On 07 Feb 2020
Steven Webb
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Security Convergence: Moving Towards Organisational Collaboration

In last month’s blog about digitalisation and cyber risk, the subject of convergence was touched on to explain a trend towards increasing organisational collaboration and merged management responsibilities to improve security. This is one example of convergence, a term...
Posted On 26 Aug 2019
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EY France launches ‘Wire by EY’ for secure client communication and collaboration

Specialist workplace collaboration platform Wire has just announced that EY France – a key territory for the assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services organisation – is now using the Wire platform to enhance the security of its communications both internally...
Posted On 17 May 2019
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Businesses “woefully unprepared” for cyber breaches due to lack of IT security and ops basics

1E, the endpoint management and security company, has published ‘Getting Your House in Order’. The document contains research findings that showcase the considerable scale of security breaches and the challenges businesses still face surrounding cyber attacks. The...
Posted On 07 May 2019
Jonathan Couch
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Cyber Security: Attack Vectors Across the Next 12 Months

Cyber security professionals are currently busy sharing their predictions for the coming year, writes Jonathan Couch, who’s not a big fan of these types of predictions. That’s because what actually happens in any given year tends to be more of the same with one or two new,...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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Institute of Risk Management commissions first-ever research project in China

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has announced a research partnership with the Hubei University of Economics in Wuhan, China. The risk management school at the university, which is led by Professor Ming-Che (Martin) Sung, will undertake a study of risk management education...
Posted On 05 Sep 2018
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Digital Evidence Management Solutions: The Five Must-Haves

Police forces often face problems when it comes to the collection of digital evidence. As ‘digital’ becomes even more vital in our daily lives, there’s a growing need for police units to invest in a Digital Evidence Management (DEM) solution, asserts Richar...
Posted On 06 Jul 2018
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“Overwhelming majority” of EMEA companies “still struggling” to secure the cloud

Sumo Logic – the cloud-native machine data analytics platform that delivers continuous intelligence for modern applications – has unveiled the results of an independent study that finds 98% of European companies facing “organisational challenges” when it...
Posted On 06 Jun 2018
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Landmark international standard for collaborative business relationships introduced by BSI

BSI, the British Standards company, has launched ISO 44001: Collaborative Business Relationship Management Systems – Requirements and Frameworks. The new International Standard replaces BS 11000, and provides guidance for identifying, developing and managing collaborative...
Posted On 03 Mar 2017
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