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Shifting Compliance to Effectively Measure Risk: Balancing GRC Mandates

Historically, meeting governance, risk and compliance (GRC) mandates was typically all about ensuring businesses had solutions in place to gain compliance, thus reducing the risk or consequences of non-compliance from the regulators (ie fines and penalties associated with failing...
Posted On 23 Jul 2019
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HawkSight SRM launches two-day Leadership in Security Risk Management training course

HawkSight SRM has launched its new Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) development training course for security risk managers and consultants. Working in conjunction with UK-based Agile Group*, HawkSight SRM has designed this innovative course to equip participants with...
Posted On 09 Nov 2017
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PwC Survey: “UK CEOs rate cyber risks as second most significant business threat”

PwC’s latest CEO Survey reveals that three-quarters (76%) of UK CEOs consider cyber risks to be a significant business threat. Indeed, cyber risk is ranked second only to the availability of key skills, and ahead of changing consumer behaviour, the speed of technological change...
Posted On 29 Jan 2017
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Certification and training support for cloud security standard available from BSI

The British Standards Institution (BSI), the business standards company, has introduced ISO/IEC 27017 certification and training to support the use of ISO/IEC 27017 Information Technology – Security Techniques – Code of Practice for Information Security Controls based...
Posted On 13 Jul 2016
David Gill
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FTSE 100/250 Boards of Directors: Where are the Security Professionals?

It has often been said that it would make a genuine difference to security provision in UK plc if professional risk and security managers had a seat on the Board. Should they be included? If so, what’s the justification? Would such a move have a profound effect? David Gill goes...
Posted On 15 Jan 2016