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500 million end users affected by suspected state-sponsored attack on Yahoo network

Multinational technology company Yahoo has reported that a massive attack on its network in 2014 allowed hackers to steal data from no less than half a billion users. Yahoo, which confirmed details of the breach months after reports of a major hack, said its investigation had...
Posted On 26 Sep 2016
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PwC launches ‘Game of Threats’ interactive cyber breach challenge for senior executives

With nearly three quarters of UK CEOs regarding cyber security as one of the top three risks to their organisations, along with over-regulation and geopolitical uncertainty, it’s clear that increasing cyber threats and the number of recent public breaches is moving cyber security...
Posted On 20 Sep 2016
Ken Livingstone MSc
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Perpetuity Academy introduces Managing Security Surveys eLearning course

Perpetuity Academy has just introduced a Managing Security Surveys eLearning course designed to appeal to both practising security managers and those embarking on a career in the security world. The BTEC Level 4-accredited Managing Security Surveys eLearning course allows...
Posted On 20 Sep 2016
Tim Watts OBE
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BeCyberSure appoints Tim Watts OBE as consultant and senior advisor for cyber security

BeCyberSure has announced the appointment of Tim Watts OBE as a consultant and senior advisor. He brings to BeCyberSure (and the SME sector in particular) more than 36 years of experience, having worked for the Ministry of Defence, the British Army and the United Nations...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk Xtra
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Ready for Brexit?

Thursday 23 June was a landmark occasion. The UK’s electorate took part in the European Union (EU) Referendum to decide the future fate of our membership within that Union, an institution of which we’ve been an essential element since the early 1970s. Collectively, the nation...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016
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BeCyberSure joins EEMA to deliver cyber security education across public and private sector supply chain

EEMA – the independent, not for profit European Think Tank focusing on identification, authentication, privacy, risk management, cyber security, the Internet of Things and mobile applications – has just welcomed BeCyberSure as its newest member organisation....
Posted On 19 Jul 2016
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University of Portsmouth celebrates first awards of Professional Doctorate in Security Risk Management

The University of Portsmouth, renowned as one of the world’s leading providers of security risk management education, is celebrating the first two awards of its Professional Doctorate in Security Risk Management. Dr Mike Gilbert and Dr David Rubens CSyP FSyI were the recipients...
Posted On 18 Jul 2016
Peter Webster
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Operating in the Heat of the Moment

Having a strategy in place that can help to deal with an unplanned event while it’s actually happening is vital in order to protect both people and property. Peter Webster looks to demystify the concept of organisational resilience and explains why this hugely important topic...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016
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Corps Security set to tackle organisational resilience at forthcoming Breakfast Briefing in London

Corps Security’s next Breakfast Briefing will feature experts examining the subject of organisational resilience. The ‘Resilience Against Terrorism and Organised Crime’ event takes place on Thursday 9 June between 8.15 am and 10.30 am at the company’s headquarters in...
Posted On 18 May 2016
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Specialist policing teams actively support Europe’s biggest-ever disaster training exercise

Specialist police teams from across the UK are taking part in Europe’s biggest-ever disaster training exercise, which begins on Monday 29 February. Exercise Unified Response – which is part-funded by the European Commission and co-ordinated by the London Fire Brigade on...
Posted On 29 Feb 2016