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Financial services firms “must take data security more seriously” warns Advanced 365

Financial services organisations must take data security more seriously and adapt their strategies to mitigate the risk of emerging cyber threats in what’s tipped to be the sector’s next disruptive decade. These are the findings of a new White Paper commissioned by managed...
Posted On 22 May 2015
Unipart Security Solutions has launched its Cyber Assurance services for SMEs
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Unipart Security Solutions unveils “industrial strength” service to protect SMEs from cyber attack

Unipart Security Solutions, a business division within the Unipart Group, has introduced a new range of bespoke services designed specifically to protect SMEs from attacks perpetrated by cyber criminals. While cyber security issues have long been a concern for larger businesses,...
Posted On 13 May 2015
The Institute of Risk Management has published a guidance framework which outlines how to ensure that risk models, created by insurers to comply with the requirements of Solvency II, add value to businesses beyond just meeting regulatory requirements
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IRM publishes framework document designed to keep Solvency II risk models relevant

The Institute of Risk Management’s Internal Model Industry Forum has published a guidance document based on its research into the effective validation of risk models created by the insurance industry to comply with the requirements of Solvency II. Entitled ‘The Validation...
Posted On 11 May 2015
Privacy and security regulatory activity are now at a record high
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“Privacy and security regulatory activity at record high” finds PwC Enforcement Tracker

The enforcement activities of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have increased over the past three years, with a marked shift away from headline grabbing financial penalties in favour of more subtle and sophisticated enforcement tools. According to PwC’s new Privacy and...
Posted On 10 Mar 2015
Cyber Security Challenge UK runs a series of national inspirational competitions aimed at attracting talented people into the profession and informing them about cyber security careers and learning opportunities
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PwC hosts simulated national cyber forensic investigation to find future UK defenders

PwC’s UK headquarters has just hosted a unique cyber forensics investigation carried out by members of the public. The competition, which is the latest in the series from the Cabinet Office-backed Cyber Security Challenge UK, tasked a group of 22 amateur cyber defenders...
Posted On 06 Feb 2015
FTSE 350 boards are growing more confident in their investments to mitigate cyber risks, but they are also aware of the huge scale of the challenges ahead
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FTSE 350 companies feeling “unprepared” to manage cyber risk in an increasingly digital world

According to the results of the FTSE 350 Cyber Governance Health Check, FTSE 350 Boards of Directors are growing more confident in their investments to mitigate cyber risks but they’re also aware of the huge scale of the challenges ahead. Just 1% of those companies surveyed...
Posted On 19 Jan 2015