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Developments in Cloud Security: Predictions for 2019

The cloud is a vital part of any enterprise infrastructure. The convenience of having a database that can be accessed from any location has dramatically improved efficiency within workforces. While many companies had previously been afraid of making the move, as the open nature...
Posted On 10 Jan 2019
Simon McDougall
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ICO strengthens commitment to technology and innovation with executive director appointment

The Information Commissioner’s commitment to encouraging new ideas and emerging technologies while protecting people’s privacy has been strengthened with a high-profile appointment. Simon McDougall is joining the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as executive director...
Posted On 16 Aug 2018
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CREST report highlights overriding requirement for Bug Bounty Best Practice

Bug Bounty programmes are in urgent need of defined Best Practices and Codes of Conduct. That’s the conclusion of CREST, the not-for-profit accreditation body representing the technical information security industry, in its latest position report entitled ‘Bug Bounties:...
Posted On 27 Jul 2018
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Conference programme and speaker line-up finalised for Smart Cities UK 2018

Smart Cities UK 2018 – for which Risk UK is the Official Media Partner – runs at Stamford Bridge, the home of current Premier League champions Chelsea FC, on Thursday 1 February. Joint organisers Ascent Events and 4AllOfUs have now finalised and confirmed the...
Posted On 23 Jan 2018
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Over 75% of organisations face unnecessary disruption risks for critical applications

Many organisations don’t devote enough attention to mission-critical applications when creating disaster recovery plans. One of the biggest reasons is the ‘resiliency perception gap’, or the gap between executives’ perceptions of the effectiveness of their resiliency...
Posted On 18 Jun 2017
Tim Janes Hon FBCI
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Tim Janes elected vice chair of Board of Directors at Business Continuity Institute

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has announced that Tim Janes Hon FBCI will be the new vice chair of the Board of Directors at the organisation, as voted for by fellow members of the Global Membership Council. Janes takes over from James McAlister FBCI who becomes chair...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016
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IBM announced as Gold Sponsor for BCI World Conference and Exhibition

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has just announced that IBM, the world’s largest IT and consulting services company, is to be a Gold Sponsor of the upcoming BCI World Conference and Exhibition, which takes place at the Novotel London West Hotel on Tuesday 8 and...
Posted On 23 Aug 2016
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Euralarm Symposium 2016 shows new technology “disrupting” electronic fire safety and security industries

A must-attend event for practising professionals operating within the electronic fire safety and security industries was the Euralarm Symposium 2016, which took place on 9 May in Lisbon, Portugal. The day focused on challenges and opportunities for businesses due to the impact of...
Posted On 27 May 2016
Peter Webster
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Rise of the Machines: The Internet of Things

Some of us might not yet know it, but the Internet of Things is most certainly revolutionising the way in which we live our lives. Peter Webster reviews exactly how the Internet of Things is connecting everything and everyone before assessing the security implications this...
Posted On 09 Dec 2015
Skills for Security has introduced instruction on the ISO 27001 standard
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Skills for Security adds ISO 27001 instruction courses in bid to address information security threats

Skills for Security has introduced instruction on the ISO 27001 standard to its array of available training courses in a determined bid to confront the growing problem of information security threats faced by today’s businesses. The Worcester-based skills body is delivering...
Posted On 20 Sep 2015
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