British Standards Institution enhances international capabilities with CREST global accreditation

BSI, the business standards company, has boosted its newly-created cyber security and information resilience business stream with global membership of CREST, the organisation that spearheads the highest possible levels of security testing standards. In achieving this status, BSI...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017

BT and KPMG Report: Industrialisation of cyber crime “disrupting digital enterprises”

Only one fifth of IT decision-makers in large multinational corporations are confident that their organisation is fully prepared against the threat posed by today’s cyber criminals. According to new research conducted by BT and KPMG, the majority of companies feel...
Posted On 05 Jul 2016
Terri Jones: director general at Skills for Security

Skills for Security rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted team following 2016 inspection

The Ofsted Inspection Team visited Skills for Security between 26 and 29 January 2016, bestowing upon the organisation a rating of ‘Good’. Indeed, Skills only marginally missed out on an ‘Outstanding’ rating in all four categories encompassing leadership and...
Posted On 22 Feb 2016
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI: Editor of Risk UK

The Cyber Risk

Last year, over 80% of large-scale UK businesses suffered a cyber security breach. On the back of that rather alarming statistic, a detailed report just published by the Government and Marsh – the insurance broker and risk advisor – outlines new joint initiatives devised between...
Posted On 15 Apr 2015
The report entitled: ‘UK Cyber Security: The Role of Insurance in Managing and Mitigating the Risk’ is based on input from 13 London insurers and a number of large companies

UK Government and insurance sector unveil joint initiatives to tackle cyber risk

Last year, 81% of large UK businesses and 60% of smaller companies suffered a cyber security breach. Now, a detailed report published on 23 March by Her Majesty’s Government and Marsh – one of the UK’s leading insurance brokers and risk advisors – announces new...
Posted On 25 Mar 2015