Vinay Shrivastava
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Institute of Risk Management: Risk Predictions for 2020 (Part 2)

Global conflict, bush fires, flooding and political unrest. These are just some of the key issues unearthed as a result of the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) asking its senior members what their risk predictions are for 2020. In Part 2 of Risk Xtra’s comprehensive round-up,...
Posted On 20 Feb 2020
Bernard Parsons
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Tackling the Cyber Risks of Obsolete Software Platforms

More than a decade after launching Windows 7, Microsoft finally ended support for its best-selling desktop operating system on 14 January, writes Bernard Parsons. As with all other end-of-life products, we should remind ourselves that the risks of using obsolete software like...
Posted On 06 Feb 2020
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Kroll expands Cyber Risk practice in Asia Pacific with acquisition of RP Digital Security

Kroll, the specialist in risk mitigation, investigations, compliance, cyber resilience, security and incident response solutions, has expanded its cyber security offer with the acquisition of RP Digital Security, a Singapore-based specialist in computer forensic investigations,...
Posted On 10 Jan 2020
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“Not enough time” for business leaders to focus on cyber risk management

Amid a wider range of issues to handle, a majority of Board members and senior executives responsible for their organisation’s cyber risk management had less than a day in the last year to spend focused on cyber risk issues. The findings form part of a new report published by...
Posted On 23 Sep 2019
Jake Olcott
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Cyber Risk: Key Considerations for Boards of Directors During M&A Procedures

Data breaches are a constant in today’s headlines, but in recent years the risk has been front and centre of some of the most significant M&A deals, writes Jake Olcott. In 2017, Verizon discounted its acquisition price by $350 million when Yahoo belatedly disclosed that it...
Posted On 08 May 2019
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Future-Proofing Cyber Security: Securing Against an Arsenal of New Technology

Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, quantum computing and blockchain all have the potential to drive significant disruption in the next few years. Future-proofing cyber security against the risks of new technology, while also taking advantage of the potential it...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019
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Kroll announces co-operation agreement with Swedish firm Tempest Security AB

Risk mitigation, compliance, cyber resilience and security specialist Kroll has announced a new co-operation agreement with Sweden-based Tempest Security AB whereby the business will provide cyber risk solutions to Tempest’s clients across Scandinavia and around the world. “Kroll...
Posted On 20 Dec 2018
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Data breach reports passed to Information Commissioner increase by 75% in two years

The number of reports of data security incidents received by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has increased by 75% over the past two years. That’s according to new analysis conducted by Kroll, a global leader in risk mitigation and investigative services....
Posted On 03 Sep 2018
Dr Adrian Davis
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(ISC)2 appoints new director of cyber security advocacy and EMEA managing director

(ISC)2 – the world’s largest non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has outlined its commitment to enhancing cyber security advocacy with the appointment of Dr Adrian Davis CISSP as director of cyber security advocacy for the EMEA...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018
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BT and KPMG warn businesses against “cyber security traps” in wake of WannaCry

In the wake of the recent high-profile WannaCry and Petya global ransomware attacks, BT and KPMG have published a new cyber security report offering practical advice to businesses of all sizes on how best to manage their security journey and turn it into a business opportunity....
Posted On 10 Jul 2017
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