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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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Meet The Security Company: Esoteric Ltd

This is the seventeenth instalment in a series of articles for the readers of Risk Xtra where we shine the spotlight on NSI-approved businesses for the benefit of risk and security managers who purchase security guarding as well as systems-focused solutions. Answering our...
Posted On 29 Mar 2019
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ASIS International issues new guidelines for selection and training of security officers

ASIS International has published the ASIS Private Security Officer (PSO) Selection and Training Guidelines (ASIS PSO-2019) which provides recommendations for establishing and managing a programme for the selection and training of private security officers. The document is deemed...
Posted On 13 Mar 2019
The BSI's headquarters in Chiswick
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British Standards Institution named McAfee MPOWER Cloud Partner of the Year 2018

BSI’s Global Centre of Excellence for Cyber Security and Information Resilience has been bestowed with the McAfee MPOWER Cloud Partner of the Year Award 2018. The accolade was announced at the recent MPOWER Cyber Security Summit held in Rome. The award is presented to the company...
Posted On 03 Jan 2019
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KnowBe4’s newly-launched GRC platform “takes the bite out of risk management”

KnowBe4, the provider of a recognised security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, has just released a new, updated SaaS-based GRC platform featuring compliance management, policy management and risk management functionality. Most organisations leverage...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018
Phillip Wood MBE
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A Fork in the Road to Resilience

Given all of today’s current and recurrent issues, are we able to realistically plan to protect ourselves against the possibilities and realities of security risk? Is it in fact realistic in any way to think that we can effectively protect or otherwise prevent our organisational...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016
Peter Webster
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Operating in the Heat of the Moment

Having a strategy in place that can help to deal with an unplanned event while it’s actually happening is vital in order to protect both people and property. Peter Webster looks to demystify the concept of organisational resilience and explains why this hugely important topic...
Posted On 28 Jun 2016
Chris Russell
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Life is short… Make sure you protect your data!

In November last year, the Ashley Madison website boldly claimed that it was ‘the last truly secure space on the Internet’, states Chris Russell. Come July this year, a group of hackers announced that it had obtained the account details of 32 million users and demanded that the...
Posted On 29 Oct 2015