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SailPoint points towards “frightening” shortage of cyber security professionals

With October being ‘Cyber Security Awareness Month’, Charles Poff (Chief Information Security Officer at SailPoint) has stressed that it’s important to take a hard look at the “frightening” shortage of cyber security professionals currently operational in the industry’s...
Posted On 17 Oct 2019
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Top Management and Cyber Security: Searching for a Better Strategy

As a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), you’re likely to have put forward many plans designed to improve the overall security posture for the users of your organisation. Much of the time, you’ll receive executive sign-off and then roll out whatever initiative it...
Posted On 08 Oct 2019
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BSI expands cyber security and information resilience offer to US with AppSec Consulting acquisition

BSI has moved to acquire AppSec Consulting, the cyber security and information resilience (CSIR) company located in San Jose, California. The acquisition will see AppSec Consulting become a key part of BSI’s CSIR offer. The business will now operate under the name ‘AppSec...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019
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Cyber Security: Why Hacking Isn’t Always Bad News

Cyber security is an evolving discipline. It’s an ongoing endeavour to beat the hackers and cyber criminals at their own game and mitigate the risk they represent. As Scott Nicholson points out, though, for many organisations this is easier said than done. While the...
Posted On 19 Mar 2019
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Orange acquires SecureData “to increase international reach and expertise in cyber security”

Orange has announced the acquisition of the SecureData Group for an undisclosed sum. SecureData is the largest independent cyber security service provider in the UK and boasts a 25-year track record of providing integrated cyber solutions designed to assess risks, detect threats,...
Posted On 01 Feb 2019
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Top Five cyber security predictions for New Year outlined by NordVPN

It’s not an easy task to remember a week in 2018 without a major data leak or security breach. Passwords were leaking, new sophisticated malware attacks were spreading, data was breached and Governments around the world once again overturned privacy rules. According to...
Posted On 03 Jan 2019
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Kroll announces co-operation agreement with Swedish firm Tempest Security AB

Risk mitigation, compliance, cyber resilience and security specialist Kroll has announced a new co-operation agreement with Sweden-based Tempest Security AB whereby the business will provide cyber risk solutions to Tempest’s clients across Scandinavia and around the world. “Kroll...
Posted On 20 Dec 2018
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(ISC)2 report finds cyber security workforce gap has increased to more than 2.9 million globally

(ISC)² – the world’s largest non-profit association of certified cyber security professionals – has issued the findings of its 2018 Cyber Security Workforce Study. The research shows a widening of the global cyber security workforce gap to nearly three million across North...
Posted On 23 Oct 2018
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BSI moves to acquire UK cyber security and assurance expert Info-Assure Ltd

BSI, the business standards company, has announced the acquisition of Info-Assure Ltd*, a leading provider of cyber security and information assurance to clients in the Government, defence, policing, banking, retail and energy sectors. Info-Assure Ltd will now become an operating...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016
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Advanced 365 highlights Top Five factors to consider when outsourcing security

Almost two-thirds of today’s organisations are considering outsourcing all or at least part of their security operations in light of growing and diversifying cyber security threats. That’s the clear message from a survey of 300 IT decision-makers sponsored by...
Posted On 09 Feb 2016
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