Cyber Security News & Current Events

There is no Magic Bullet for your Cyber Security Risks

Posted by Eddie on 31/05/19 11:30 AM

It seems that every other week, someone is touting a new solution to cyber security. They tell you that all we need to do is install our boldly coloured box which leverages algorithms and machine learning. The best part is that YOU don’t have to do any hard work at all! Once it’s installed, you will be secure!

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Topics: Fundamentals, Risk Assessment, risk profile

Why Cyber Insurance Cannot Replace a Mature Security Posture

Posted by Nat on 11/04/19 4:30 PM

Although cybersecurity insurance can appear attractive, it is important that businesses understand it cannot feasibly serve as a replacement for threat mitigation. The majority of cyber threats are avoided by reaching a baseline standard of security maturity. The investment required to achieve this baseline is generally less than a few years of premiums and the deductible for just one incident.

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Topics: Governance, Fundamentals, Risk Assessment, risk profile

Christmas Turkeys and Cyber Security Aren't That Dissimilar

Posted by Nigel on 3/12/18 12:56 PM
What Brush Turkeys Have Taught Me About Information Security

It is that time of year again when a male brush turkey has made my backyard his home, tearing apart vegetation to make his nesting mound. While this is a source of frustration, on the positive side, it has given me new ways to think about information security.

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Topics: Insider, Governance, Red Teaming, Risk Assessment

Are you aware of your risk profile?

Posted by Security Centric on 22/11/18 8:11 PM

There is no one size fits all when it comes to cyber security – you cannot uncover your potential risks purely through comparison to another business. That’s where risk profiles come in.

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Topics: Risk Assessment

Are you giving cyber security the attention it deserves?

Posted by Security Centric on 17/10/18 7:30 AM

Cyber security is a comprehensive multi-faceted approach to identifying, understanding, and then mitigating risks to information systems.

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Topics: Risk Assessment

Top 5 Risks a Penetration Test Might Uncover

Posted by Eddie on 5/02/16 1:59 PM

As organisations continue to adopt advancements in information technology and work towards an interconnected world, malicious attackers have not fallen short. The cyber threat landscape has never been more intense, and cyber security has never been more important.

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Topics: Pentesting, Red Teaming, Risk Assessment

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The purpose of this blog is to make available the real-world lessons, experience, observations and mistakes that are part of the daily life of a group of cyber security professionals.

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  • What mistakes organisations are making (anonymously of course!)
  • What effective actions are available to quickly and economically achieve effective protection (without buying new kit)
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