Allianz Risk Barometer 2017: Top 10 Global Risks
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Allianz Global Corporate’s latest Barometer charts Top 10 business risks for 2017

Cyber security and related issues are fast emerging as the biggest risk for today’s companies. That’s the firm belief of risk experts in the UK and overseas whose views are showcased in the sixth annual Allianz Risk Barometer issued by Allianz Global Corporate and...
Posted On 13 Jan 2017
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IRM experts outline chief concerns in detailed risk predictions overview for 2017

Political risk, cyber security, bribery and oil price and financial market fluctuations are among the chief concerns for businesses being voiced by some of the UK’s leading risk experts as they look ahead to 2017. Nicola Crawford CFIRM, chair of the Institute of Risk Management...
Posted On 05 Jan 2017
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KCS Group Europe develops Cyber Audit Assessment to mitigate internal threats

Strategic intelligence and risk-focused business KCS Group Europe has now announced the addition of a Cyber Audit Assessment to its existing intelligence and corporate security service suite. With the aim of educating organisations around the internal risks, threats and...
Posted On 24 Jun 2016
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“Most lethal year for terrorism across Europe in nearly a decade” asserts Aon Risk Solutions

Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc, has just launched its annual Terrorism and Political Violence Map, duly highlighting 2015 as “the most lethal year for terrorist violence in Europe in nearly a decade” as terrorists increasingly...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016
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“Cyber security budgets on the rise, but not in line with increasing threats” warns IISP via Member Survey

The Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) has announced the findings from its 2016 Member Survey. With over 2,500 members working in security across a wide range of industries and roles, including a significant proportion at senior/lead/CISO level, the results of...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
Richard Morris
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Cyber Security: The Weakest Link

In order to save market reputation, avoid expensive damages and protect the valuable data your business holds, it’s now time to take a considered view of cyber risk. Throw away the ‘tick-box’ sheet and manage the cyber risk that’s appropriate to the organisation. By doing s...
Posted On 14 Mar 2016
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City of London Police Commissioner urges support for global alliance to tackle cyber threats

Ian Dyson QPM, Commissioner of the City of London Police, has called on organisations throughout the UK to join the fight against cyber crime by joining the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA). The GCA was established in September last year, having been co-founded by the City of London...
Posted On 11 Mar 2016
Consumers in the online space are now more vulnerable to data breaches than at any time in the past
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“Cyber attack episodes leave one-in-five consumers out of pocket” states Deloitte research

One-in-five UK consumers (21%) have had their personal details stolen and their bank accounts used to buy goods and services as a result of a cyber security breach. That’s according to new research conducted and published by Deloitte, the business advisory firm. The survey...
Posted On 25 Nov 2015
The ICS Security Lab has been launched by Applied Risk
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Applied Risk launches ICS/SCADA Security Lab to address emerging industrial security threats

Applied Risk, a specialist in the development of industrial control systems security, has announced the launch of its ICS Security Lab to help protect industrial assets and infrastructure from costly cyber attacks. The lab has identified its first vulnerability in Moxa...
Posted On 20 Sep 2015
Cyber risk tops the list of concerns for UK insurers
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“Cyber risk is Number One concern for UK insurers” outlines new CSFI/PwC Survey

According to the annual ‘Banana Skins’ survey of perceived risks to the sector conducted by the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation* (CSFI) and PwC, cyber risk tops the list of concerns for UK insurers. The UK’s insurance industry shares the global concern about...
Posted On 20 Jul 2015