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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
Alan Calder
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Combating the Cyber Threat to the UK’s Legal Sector

Cyber crime remains one of the foremost risks posed to the legal sector. Targeted attacks against businesses are on the rise, with 60% of law firms reported to have suffered an information security incident during 2018. In 2017 alone, no less than £11 million of clients’...
Posted On 15 Jul 2019
Alan Calder
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People and Processes: The Key Drivers for Effective Cyber Security

Cyber security investment continues to spiral, with Gartner predicting that global security spend will reach £71.72 billion by the end of the year as a direct result of regulatory change, mindset and a growing awareness of threats, writes Alan Calder. With over 40% of UK...
Posted On 09 Nov 2018
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IT governance deficiencies “impeding organisations from compliance” with EU’s GDPR by 2018

To mark the formal ratification of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the European Council in early 2016, Blancco Technology Group has issued its new data privacy study entitled EU GDPR: A Corporate Dilemma. Based on a survey of over 500 global IT...
Posted On 19 Jan 2016
Richard Bingley has authored an excellent book for security professionals entitled The Security Consultant's Handbook
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Buckinghamshire New University academic draws on sector experience for The Security Consultant’s Handbook

Richard Bingley PGCLTHE, senior lecturer in security and organisational resilience at Buckinghamshire New University, has written (and now had published) an excellent tome entitled The Security Consultant’s Handbook.   The modern security practitioner has shifted from being a...
Posted On 11 Nov 2015
Hatstand has launched its MiFID II Advisory Service and Control Risk Assessment
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Hatstand introduces MiFID II Advisory Service and Control Risk Assessment

In response to the growing regulatory, risk and compliance burden that’s now being placed on financial institutions, global capital markets specialist Hatstand has announced the launch of its MiFID II Advisory Service and Control Risk Assessment (CRA) framework that’s...
Posted On 11 Nov 2015