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ISO takes information security management “to another level” with new standard for market sectors

With cyber threats on the rise, in turn placing businesses and industries at risk, it’s more important than ever that organisations protect their information (and, indeed, that of their customers). The International Standards Organisation’s (ISO) standard for...
Posted On 15 Aug 2016
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HID Global publishes detailed mid-year update on ‘Top Trends for Secure Identity’

HID Global, the specialist in secure identity solutions, has now issued a mid-year update to its ‘Top 2016 Security Trends’, based on customer insights into key market developments across the enterprise, healthcare, banking and Government markets. In the first six...
Posted On 19 Jul 2016
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“Over 90% of companies feel ill-equipped to manage risk posed by using third party organisations” outlines Deloitte

Almost nine-in-ten (87%) organisations have faced a disruptive incident involving third parties in the last three years, according to a new survey conducted by Deloitte, the professional services firm. Such incidents can include loss of data by a third party, or failure to...
Posted On 10 Mar 2016
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BDO FraudTrack: “Total value of fraud more than doubles to reach highest level since 2011”

The latest BDO FraudTrack report shows that the total value of reported fraud in 2015 was £1.5 billion, representing an increase of 110% from the previous year and the highest value recorded since 2011. The FraudTrack report, which examines reported fraud episodes over £50,000 in...
Posted On 16 Feb 2016
PwC suggests that businesses should start planning now around how they will implement the National Living Wage even if they will not be immediately impacted in 2016
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“Businesses must take proactive stance on National Living Wage” comments PwC survey

A new survey of 135 businesses with an average of 11,000 employees reveals that they each expect to pay an extra £1.6 million on average in wages across 2016, and up to £11 million more by 2020 due to the introduction of the National Living Wage. Retailers expect the biggest wage...
Posted On 18 Oct 2015
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Regulation drives 10% global risk consulting market growth to underpin $14 billion valuation

The latest sector report published by Source Information Services (Source) finds that the global market for risk consulting rose by over $1 billion (9%) in 2014 to attain a value of just under $14 billion. Work across the financial services sector dominates the market, accounting...
Posted On 13 Jul 2015
The increasing number of connected devices is multiplying the probability of cyber attacks on companies across sectors
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“Need for efficient cyber security innovations evident in every sector” asserts Frost & Sullivan

The increasing number of connected devices is multiplying the probability of cyber attacks on companies across sectors. This is compelling organisations to adopt cyber security solutions in order to secure computing resources, information, networks and applications. As such,...
Posted On 17 Mar 2015
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Institute of Risk Management experts outline key risk areas for 2015

Political instability caused by low oil prices, increased shareholder activism and the business threat posed by a potential UK exit from the EU are among the chief concerns voiced by some of the UK’s leading risk experts for 2015. As 2014 draws to a close, members of the...
Posted On 22 Dec 2014