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BSI focuses on future-proofing privacy information management

BSI, the business improvement company, has released BS ISO/IEC 27701:2019 Security Techniques – Extension to ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27002 for Privacy Information Management – Requirements and Guidelines to provide organisations with the operational controls needed...
Posted On 10 Sep 2019
Trevor Ball
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Data-Driven Facilities Management: Realising Enhanced Security

Ever since the inception of the Internet, data has been used to improve processes across the globe. Since the turn of the millennium in particular, the storage and use of data has expanded considerably, writes Trevor Ball. A 2018 report by IBM found that 90% of the data in the...
Posted On 09 Aug 2019
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From Firewalls to Fine Grain Permissions: Cyber Security Best Practice

Cyber crime is now so prevalent that guarding against it should be part of standard ‘business as usual’ company procedures, but many organisations have been – and continue to be – caught out. In parallel, the risk of physical attacks remains the same, which means that the risk...
Posted On 26 Jul 2019
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Secure IoT 2019 tackles risks and vulnerabilities posed by using connected devices

The potential risks and vulnerabilities posed by using Internet of Things (IoT) systems and connected devices, along with IoT security Best Practice and guidelines, will be up for discussion at Secure IoT 2019. The third annual Secure IoT Cyber Security Conference will be held on...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019
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Five Essential Tools for Supply Chain Risk Management

All areas of risk management – including supply chain risk management – involve ‘blind spots’. To be effective in this field, asserts Jake Olcott, risk professionals must account for risks from a wide variety of sources, from bad password management...
Posted On 19 Feb 2019
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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
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