Published 26 Jul 2017
Ever had the nightmare of your company being hacked and it making national news? Have you ever stood in front of your board and felt like saying ‘I told you so’? This is exactly what happened to one CSO (Chief Security Officer) in our real-life C yber Stories from the Frontl...
Published 17 Aug 2016
Why is there an obsession with where a cyber-attack originates? In recent reports about attacks on SWIFT (the global financial messaging service) at various banks, there was speculation that it may have been the work of well-skilled and motivated groups creating malware. T...
Published 26 Mar 2015
In the world of cyber resilience, barely a week goes by without another company falling victim to cyber-attack – and to the penalties that can arise as a result. In February 2015, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fined insurance broker, Staysure, £175,000 after...
Behaviour|Best Practice|Cyber Resilience|Identity|Threats|Training|Vulnerability
Published 20 Jul 2016
Okay, I don’t usually quote Shakespeare, but there’s one line that I’ve remembered since I was at school in England. It comes from Othello : “Reputation, reputation, reputation! O, I have lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of myself.” All the publicity aro...
Cyber resilience|Cyber-attack|Identity|IT services|RESILIA|Vulnerability
Published 18 Jan 2016
How much do Small and Medium Sized Enterprises ( SMEs ) have to fear from cyber-attack? The high profile cyber attacks of the past year have involved much bigger commercial fish than companies in the SME market. But that doesn’t render them immune – far from it. 74% of s...
Cyber resilience|Cyber-attack|Data Protection|RESILIA|Risk management|Vulnerability
Published 02 Mar 2016
When thinking about cyber resilience, just how important do you believe the people in your organization are? All your people, from top to bottom? You have heard the expression, ‘ People, Process, and Technology’ a thousand times. But which is the most critical of the three...
Cyber resilience|Cyber-attack|Information management|Processes|RESILIA|Risk management|Vulnerability
Published 12 Nov 2019
How well prepared are organizations for the activities of cyber criminals in 2019? Organizations want to feel their efforts have made a difference to answering the question “ are we secure? ” However, there is no perfect solution or ability to be 100% secure; the real aim is...
Behaviour|Cyber security|Cyber-attack|Data protection|Learning|Privacy|Senior management commitment|Senior team|Sensitive data
Published 16 Nov 2018
As part of the CBI Cyber Security Conference 2018 , Ciaran Martin, CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre hosted a Keynote session. Here are a few key takeaways from his session. There is a culture shift in business about cyber security and evidence that business l...
Cyber resilience|Cyber security|Cyber-attack|Governance|Threats|Vulnerability
Published 23 Apr 2015
When I read about the latest cyber attack in the press I wonder how the ordinary person in the street is responding to the same story. Do they feel interested or intrigued? Do they want to understand more? Do they feel that they have a part to play? I suspect most don’t but i...
Published 06 Mar 2018
How can the higher education sector protect itself from and respond to a cyber-attack in the era of increased digital connectivity? AXELOS’ latest RESILIA ® discussion paper, Protecting the reputation of UK Higher Education with your most valuable defence: your peop...
Cyber resilience|Cyber-attack|Digital transformation|GDPR|RESILIA|Threats