Ian Livsey: CEO at the IRM
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Webinar on Digitalisation: ‘The 4th Industrial Revolution for Risk Management’

Cyber attacks and data breaches are among the foremost threats facing any business. Indeed, the mainstream news is constantly highlighting global organisations (including well-known and trusted names) that have suffered attacks at the hands of cyber criminals. These attacks can...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018
Kevin Brown
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Kevin Brown succeeds Mark Hughes as managing director of BT’s security business

BT has announced the appointment of Kevin Brown as managing director of BT Security, where he will be responsible for the company’s physical and cyber security activity around the world. Brown succeeds Mark Hughes, who’s stepping down from the role at the end of this year...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
Amanda Finch: CEO at the ISSP
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Cyber security skills gap “needs European co-operation” asserts IISP’s CEO

Responding to the skills gap crisis in the cyber security industry, Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) CEO Amanda Finch has stressed the importance of European-wide collaboration to educate cyber security professionals of the future in a talk at the SecTech...
Posted On 23 Nov 2018
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Protecting Critical Data Networks with Fibre Optic Technology

Criminal cyber attacks have been an issue for decades, but in recent years this concept has evolved to a level where cyber warfare is now a very real concern for national infrastructure and defence, writes Kevin Berry. While commercial cyber attacks are estimated to cost the...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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Everbridge to present at Safer Cities Summit within International Security Expo and International Disaster Response 2018

Everbridge, the developer of critical event management and enterprise safety software applications designed to help keep people safe and businesses running, has announced an exclusive partnership with the Safer Cities Summit, the opening briefing at the International Security...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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Cyber attacks and IT outages posing “main threats” to supply chains asserts BCI report

Cyber attacks and data breaches (49%) are the most concerning challenges for professionals both over the next 12 months and the upcoming five years. That’s according to the 2018 Supply Chain Resilience Report published by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) in...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018
Ragnar Schierholz
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Industrial Control System Cyber Incidents: Lessons to be Learned

Despite modern automation, protection and control systems being highly specialised IT systems, many use commercial off-the-shelf components along with standardised IP-based communication protocols. In addition, they can be distributed and highly interconnected systems that use...
Posted On 31 Oct 2018
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BSI Survey: “One-in-six businesses presently unprepared for data breach episodes”

Research conducted by BSI, the business improvement company, has revealed that one-in-six European organisations are unprepared for a data breach. The research, which has been carried out by the Cyber Security and Information Resilience division of BSI for Cyber Security...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018
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Leading tech companies support Code of Practice to strengthen security of Internet-connected devices

In what’s described as a “world first”, the Government has published new measures specifically designed to help manufacturers boost the security of Internet-connected devices such as alarm systems.  There are expected to be more than 420 million such devices in...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018
Stephen Smith
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The Relentless March of the Cybermen

Cyber security is the protection of Internet-connected systems – including hardware, software and data – from cyber attacks. In a computing context, security comprises cyber security and physical security. Both are used by enterprises to protect against unauthorised...
Posted On 09 Oct 2018