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BAE Systems Survey: “50% of IT decision-makers say budget is Top Three barrier to network security”

In a time where network security is critical for company survival, IT professionals have to deal with many challenges when it comes to protecting their organisation’s networks. 50% say budget is a bottleneck in the way of achieving their objective. That’s according to...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019
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Risk Xtra announced as Official Media Partner for Cortech Developments’ Utilities Forum

As a business, Cortech Developments determines to help today’s professionals mitigate risk through smarter interoperability. Extending that philosophy into specific verticals, the company’s upcoming Utilities Forum – for which Risk Xtra has been named as...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
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“Continuous investment and activity essential for staying ahead in cyber arms race” states Databarracks

UK organisations are concerned about their abilities to keep pace with the persistent rise of new cyber security challenges. This assertion is mirrored by new data from business continuity and disaster recovery provider Databarracks revealing that only 56% of UK firms believe...
Posted On 15 Aug 2018
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Brexit: RUSI Briefing Paper calls for new ‘special relationship’ with EU on Foreign and Security Policy

At the same time as the UK Government appoints a new ambassador to lead Brexit negotiations from Brussels, a Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) Briefing Paper has been published that maps out the threats and opportunities to British foreign and security policy as negotiation...
Posted On 16 Jan 2017
John Davies
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Security Policies: Going Back to Basics

With the ever-increasing integration between physical and logical security systems, there has never been a greater importance placed upon defining and maintaining the security culture within an organisation, writes John Davies. Given that increasingly complex security protocols...
Posted On 10 Feb 2016
CREST is based at Lancaster University
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ESRC launches National Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats

Working in partnership with the UK’s security and intelligence agencies, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has commissioned the launch of a new centre dedicated to the development and use of economic and social science research to understand, mitigate and...
Posted On 27 Oct 2015
Sir David Veness CBE QPM
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Closing The Gap: Increasing Corporate Investment in Security

Former Metropolitan Police Service Assistant Commissioner Sir David Veness presents a strong argument to suggest that recent developments in the sphere of international terrorism, coupled with current responses to the threats and risks posed, have duly bolstered the business case...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015
The SANS Institute was established in 1989 as a co-operative research and education organisation focused on cyber security issues
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“Growing mobile attacks demand better trained staff and processes” states SANS Institute expert

In the wake of the recently uncovered DarkHotel attack which used compromised Wi-Fi networks in Five-Star hotels to hack the traditional and mobile devices of visiting high-level executives, there’s still a lack of awareness around the risks posed by mobile devices....
Posted On 31 May 2015
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Data is King, but Security is Emperor

The digital world is constantly evolving. A truism which can open it up to continued attacks from hackers with data loss being a potential consequence. It stands to reason, then, that enterprises must be highly vigilant if they’re to protect one of their biggest assets:...
Posted On 10 Feb 2015