The Security Institute partners with ITN Productions on ‘Creating A Security Culture’

In an exciting new partnership, The Security Institute and ITN Productions are producing a news and current affairs-style programme to be hosted by national newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky. Drawing upon ITN’s 60-year heritage and expertise in storytelling, ‘Creatin...
Posted On 13 Feb 2017
Philip Wood MBE

UK must not forget “soft underbelly” of the public when confronted by cyber attacks

A specialist academic at Buckinghamshire New University has warned that the general public are the “soft underbelly” in terms of UK cyber protection and need to be better educated on the subject of online threats. Philip Wood MBE (Head of the School for Management and...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017
The UK Government has launched an online cyber security training course designed to help the procurement profession stay safe online

UK Government-devised cyber training designed to boost security in procurement profession

The Government has launched an Internet-based cyber security training course designed to help the procurement profession stay safe online. The new interactive course will assist those working in procurement to protect themselves, their businesses and their suppliers from cyber...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015

Government urges businesses to take action as cyber security breaches double

The average cost of the most severe online security breach for big business now starts at a staggering £1.46 million – up from £600,000 in 2014. That’s according to UK Government research findings issued to raise awareness of the growing cyber threat.  The Information...
Posted On 04 Jun 2015
The report entitled: ‘UK Cyber Security: The Role of Insurance in Managing and Mitigating the Risk’ is based on input from 13 London insurers and a number of large companies

UK Government and insurance sector unveil joint initiatives to tackle cyber risk

Last year, 81% of large UK businesses and 60% of smaller companies suffered a cyber security breach. Now, a detailed report published on 23 March by Her Majesty’s Government and Marsh – one of the UK’s leading insurance brokers and risk advisors – announces new...
Posted On 25 Mar 2015
Recent high profile hacking attacks and data breaches, such as those affecting Sony, Netflix, health insurer Anthem and parking ticket website have served to substantially increase public and business concerns about the real-world implications of cyber crime

GFI survey reveals alarming 60% rise in UK fears over cyber security

GFI Software has released the findings of an independent study examining the business and social impacts of cyber security issues. The results reveal stark public concerns over the increasing personal and business risks posed by cyber crime, and the growing likelihood that acts...
Posted On 27 Feb 2015
Defence giant and national security specialist Raytheon UK designed and hosted a simulated cyber terrorist strike on Saturday at London’s iconic BT Tower

Defence giant Raytheon UK stages cyber battle at BT Tower to unearth future security talent

Last Saturday, defence giant and national security specialist Raytheon UK designed and hosted a simulated cyber terrorist strike at London’s iconic BT Tower in a bid to unearth new talent that can defend the UK against growing cyber threats. Part of the Government-backed Cyber...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015
The Cifas Protective Registration service is offered to those individuals whose details are at risk of being used on a fraudulent basis

CIFAS: “Protective Registration Service now available seven days a week”

CIFAS – the UK’s fraud prevention organisation – has announced that a fraud prevention service designed to protect individuals from identity fraud will now operate at weekends as well as during the normal Monday-Friday working week. The CIFAS Protective Registration...
Posted On 23 Feb 2015

Data Centres: Tomorrow’s Targets for Terrorism?

In light of recent events including the DDoS cyber attacks on Sony Corporation’s PlayStation and Entertainment networks, one prime area for reassessment by security and IT professionals just now is that of data security. Not just online safety from the perspective of the...
Posted On 10 Feb 2015
Response in Depth Plans are now essential for UK retailers

“Response in Depth Plans now a ‘must’ for UK retailers” urges Nettitude

Retailers are facing a significant threat from cyber criminals following the spate of major Point-of-Sale data breaches that we’ve seen over the past year, affecting businesses as large as Target and Home Depot in the US and mass transportation ticketing systems across Europe,...
Posted On 09 Feb 2015