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One-day security surgery service launched by Advent IM consultancy

UK security consultancy Advent IM is introducing a convenient one-day security surgery/workshop service for today’s organisations covering a range of cyber, physical and information security-focused issues. Running under the banner ‘MySecuritySurgery’, the focus...
Posted On 29 Aug 2019
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Most businesses “ignoring security” when investing in new technology

As businesses strive towards digital transformation, a new report by UK software company Advanced has revealed that only 24% of organisations are prioritising security when it comes to technology investment. These findings come as a blow as separate reports (the Hiscox Cyber...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019
Steven Webb
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Digitalisation and Cyber Risk: The Key Questions for Today’s Organisations

It’s difficult to avoid discussions about digital trends, business models and the resulting benefits. The world’s most valued organisations provide digital services. Private investment in new digital start-ups is sky high, while the benefits to organisations of digitalising...
Posted On 23 Jul 2019
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Enterprise Security Risk Management: A Security Programme Maturity Model

As one of its stated strategic initiatives, ASIS International has been actively involved in promoting the adoption of Enterprise Security Risk Management (ESRM). ESRM is a strategic security programme management approach that ties an organisation’s security practice to its...
Posted On 05 Jul 2019
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“Over eight-in-ten companies experience third party failure” states Deloitte study

According to new research conducted by Deloitte, more than eight-in-ten organisations globally (83%) have experienced a third party incident – such as a supplier losing data after falling victim to a cyber attack – in the past three years. The figure rises to 90% of all UK-based...
Posted On 31 May 2019
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Infosecurity Europe 2019 at London’s Olympia: Show Preview

Infosecurity Europe is Europe’s largest information security event. This year it will open its doors from Tuesday 4–Thursday 6 June at Olympia in London, bringing together the business, technology and cyber communities to discuss and discover the best ways in which to...
Posted On 21 May 2019
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Special Events at Infosecurity Europe designed to support information security professionals

Infosecurity Europe – for which Risk Xtra is serving as an Official Media Partner – will host a series of Special Events as part of the 2019 event’s conference agenda, which stands as the world’s largest complimentary conference programme with 240-plus free to attend...
Posted On 14 May 2019
Jake Olcott
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Cyber Risk: Key Considerations for Boards of Directors During M&A Procedures

Data breaches are a constant in today’s headlines, but in recent years the risk has been front and centre of some of the most significant M&A deals, writes Jake Olcott. In 2017, Verizon discounted its acquisition price by $350 million when Yahoo belatedly disclosed that it...
Posted On 08 May 2019
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Cyber criminals “innovating faster than businesses” finds Infosecurity Europe poll

The majority (83%) of respondents to the latest Twitter poll conducted by the organisers of Infosecurity Europe 2019 – the information security event for which Risk Xtra is an Official Media Partner – believe that organisations are not innovating as quickly as the cyber criminals...
Posted On 30 Apr 2019
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IFSEC International welcomes return of Converged Security Centre powered by Vidsys

One of the outstanding highlights from IFSEC International 2018, the Converged Security Centre returns to this year’s show on an even bigger and better platform to showcase the very latest in integrated security management technology. Conceived and delivered by Vidsys, the...
Posted On 27 Mar 2019