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International guidance standard for auditing ISMS updated by ISO and IEC

Keeping sensitive company information and personal data safe and secure is not only essential for any business, but a legal imperative. Many organisations do this with the help of an information security management system (ISMS). Now, the international guidance standard for...
Posted On 27 Jan 2020
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BSI Global Centre of Excellence predicts cyber security trends in 2020

BSI’s Global Centre of Excellence for Cyber Security and Information Resilience has forecast five key trends across the cyber security landscape for 2020. They focus on multi-factor authentication attacks, third party/supplier risk management, ongoing privacy assurance, advanced...
Posted On 20 Jan 2020
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Detailed Fortinet study provides telling insight on role of cyber security in OT

A Fortinet-commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting has found that, due to increased digitalisation, industrial firms are more exposed to cyber threats than ever before. In addition, the lack of collaboration between Information Technology (IT) and Operational...
Posted On 10 Jan 2020
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“IT industry must balance innovation with risk to succeed in 2020” states CompTIA

The global information technology (IT) industry heads into 2020 balancing its drive to produce new products and services with the need to address issues that are often by-products of innovation. That’s according to the ‘IT Industry Outlook 2020’ report produced...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
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Securitas and Allcooper support inaugural girls-only cyber security event in UK

In support of the Cyber Schools Hub, Securitas and Allcooper are sponsoring the launch of a landmark cyber security event exclusively for girls. Taking place on Friday 22 November, the National Cyber Security Centre Cyber Schools Hub: EmPowerCyber is the first cyber security...
Posted On 20 Nov 2019
Steven Webb
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Security Convergence: Moving Towards Organisational Collaboration

In last month’s blog about digitalisation and cyber risk, the subject of convergence was touched on to explain a trend towards increasing organisational collaboration and merged management responsibilities to improve security. This is one example of convergence, a term...
Posted On 26 Aug 2019
Mike Bluestone CSyP
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Corporate Security: Unfurling the Resilience Umbrella

Economic crises and consumer trends are just a couple of the pitfalls that can dramatically affect the way in which a given organisation does business and survives. As Mike Bluestone duly observes, resilience is the key for any business wanting to thrive in an ever-changing...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019
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BSI partners with NMU for increased supply chain risk management across insurance industry

BSI Supply Chain Services and Solutions has announced a partnership with NMU, one of the UK’s leading niche insurers. The collaboration will enable NMU’s brokers to further support their clients to reduce their insurance claims by better understanding their supply chain risks. By...
Posted On 19 Sep 2018
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Institute of Risk Management and Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management launch Executive Education Programme in ERM

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) and Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management – Executive Education have partnered to bring a highly practical, academically rigorous qualification in Enterprise Risk Management to market. Participants in the first module...
Posted On 02 Sep 2018
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ISO/IEC 27005 issued in determined bid to reduce risk of information security breaches

In our hyper-connected, technology-driven world, data breaches and cyber attacks remain a significant threat to organisations. On the basis that a lack of awareness of the risks involved is often to blame for data breaches, a newly-revised standard has been introduced to assist...
Posted On 27 Jul 2018