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(ISC)² adds four new courses to Professional Development Institute’s portfolio

(ISC)² – the non-profit membership association of certified cyber security professionals – has announced the availability of a range of new courses for its Professional Development Institute (PDI) portfolio. PDI course offerings are free to (ISC)² members and associates. Up to 35...
Posted On 19 Apr 2019
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53% of businesses increase cyber security spending in preparation for Brexit

Research conducted by data security company Clearswift has shown that, since the announcement of Brexit, over half (53%) of UK businesses have increased their cyber security spending. In preparation for Britain leaving the EU, professional services and manufacturing organisations...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019
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Professional Services: A New Breed of Third Party Cyber Risk to Manage

Organisations are beholden to their suppliers. For a retailer it could mean the difference between having products on the shelves or not. For a manufacturer, it’s about securing the vital components and materials needed to build industry-leading products. In the UK, we are now...
Posted On 11 Apr 2019
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2019 Global Threat Intelligence Report: “Finance returns to top spot as most attacked sector in EMEA”

NTT Security has published its 2019 Global Threat Intelligence Report, which reveals finance as being the most attacked sector in the EMEA (accounting for 30% of all cyber attacks compared to 17% globally). Finance knocks business and professional services off the top spot, which...
Posted On 10 Apr 2019
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Verint unveils series of enhancements to Situational Intelligence Platform

Verint Systems has announced several enhancements to its Situational Intelligence Platform that helps organisations in strengthening their security strategies while providing Actionable Intelligence to improve operations. Sitting at the core of the Intelligent Security Operations...
Posted On 10 Apr 2019
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Bitglass 2019 Insider Threat Report: “41% of organisations don’t monitor user behaviour across cloud footprints”

Bitglass has just released ‘Threatbusters’, the company’s 2019 Insider Threat Report. In partnership with a leading cyber security community, Bitglass surveyed IT professionals about insider threats and to ascertain what their host organisations are doing to...
Posted On 09 Apr 2019
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Software Containers: Defending Against the Security Risks

Software developers are making more use of software containers to deploy applications, observes Marco Rottigni. Analyst firm Gartner has predicted that around 50% of all global businesses will be running containers in production compared with just 20% in 2017. The reason for this...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019
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G4S reports on Full Year financial results for 12 months to 31 December 2018

G4S has announced its Full Year financial results for the twelve months ended 31 December 2018. New contract wins total £1.4 billion (annual contract value), with Secure Solutions revenues growing by 3.1%. Cash Solutions revenues excluding Retail Cash Solutions rose by 0.5%....
Posted On 14 Mar 2019
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GCs and Boards believe companies are “unprepared” for “significantly more complex” risk landscape

The risk landscape has become significantly more complex over the last three years and General Counsels (GCs) as well as Board members don’t believe their organisations are sufficiently prepared to deal with the new threats. That’s according to the Looking Glass...
Posted On 14 Mar 2019
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“UK Boards of Directors don’t understand cyber threat” suggests Government’s Cyber Governance Health Check

The latest Government Cyber Governance Health Check has revealed that the top UK Boards still don’t understand the impact of a cyber attack on their business. Fewer than one-in-five Boards can claim to understand the impact of loss or disruption associated with cyber...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019