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“Large disparity in cyber security skills and spending across NHS Trusts” reveals Redscan Freedom of Information requests

Redscan has announced the results of a series of Freedom of Information (FoI) requests submitted to NHS Trusts across the UK. The penetration testing, threat detection and incident response specialist has found that, on average, NHS Trusts have just one member of staff on the...
Posted On 11 Dec 2018
Mary-Jo de Leeuw
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(ISC)² appoints Mary-Jo de Leeuw as director of cyber security advocacy for EMEA

(ISC)2 – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has appointed appointment Mary-Jo de Leeuw as the organisation’s director of cyber security advocacy for the EMEA region. In this role, de Leeuw will work to encourage corporations,...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
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Enrolments now open for IRM’s all-new Digital Risk Management Certificate

Enrolments are now open for the Institute of Risk Management’s (IRM) new Digital Risk Management Certificate. Awarded by the IRM and developed in tandem with support from the WMG Cyber Security Centre at the University of Warwick in addition to the same university’s...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
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Meeting the Requirements of the GDPR: Going Beyond Digital

Since the European Union’s inception of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May, a strong emphasis has been placed on the digital security of organisations. However, should organisations be neglecting the paper-based documents upon which so many departments...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
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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
Jon Fielding
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Apricorn, Rapid7 and Blueliv business leaders outline security predictions for 2019

Jon Fielding (managing director for EMEA at Apricorn), Sam Humphries (senior product marketing manager for global markets and compliance with Rapid7), Deral Heiland (Internet of Things research lead at Rapid7) and Jose Miguel Esparza (head of threat intelligence at Blueliv) have...
Posted On 27 Nov 2018
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BT and Deloitte create Cyber Security Operations Centre to support policing’s National Enabling Programme

Professional services firm Deloitte and BT, one of the world’s leading providers of communications services and solutions, have been awarded contracts to help deliver the National Enabling Programme initiative for policing, including the National Management Centre. Working with...
Posted On 26 Nov 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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Secureworks finds majority of cyber crime damage “inflicted by powerful covert criminal threat groups”

Secureworks, a global cyber security company that protects organisations in the digitally connected world, has just released the findings of its State of Cyber Crime Report 2018 which is designed to illuminate the cyber crime trends and events that shaped the year. From July last...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018
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BlackBerry to acquire Cylance and add “premier AI and cyber security capabilities”

BlackBerry has entered into a definitive agreement to wholly acquire Cylance, a specialist in the spheres of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cyber security, for US$1.4 billion in cash, plus the assumption of unvested employee incentive awards. This will be BlackBerry’s...
Posted On 20 Nov 2018