For a while I have been toying with the idea of how we grow the maturity of our cyber capability across the UK. I say we as I think it is incumbent on us all to do such. And by ‘we’ I’m talking about individuals, teams, organisations, private and public sectors. A collective rethink, or … Continue reading Building a Cyber Security DNA
In too many organisations, cyber security is dislocated and siloed. Security chiefs need to take a more joined-up approach, but that is likely to mean a rethink of how the security team operates There is a common problem in the cyber security industry, something that holds many organisations back in their maturity. Quite simply, too … Continue reading Joining the dots to deliver effective cyber security
There is a certain fallacy in the world of cyber security. It has been there since day one and continues to thrive today. It is simply that controls work. In the main they don’t. For too long security teams have lived the lie that what they have delivered has been effective, but so often from … Continue reading Cyber Security……you’re doing it all wrong!
It is very interesting to see the Equifax report. Most pertinently that they had processes, tools and policies in place, yet still succumbed in a big way. Risk materialised. A risk that, with what most would deem the basics, and probably more, should have largely been mitigated. Yet we have a serious problem in the … Continue reading How Equifax are you?
In a world where everyone is striving to become more digital and more customer-centric in their offerings there is a huge push towards utilising cloud computing. Cloud computing offers a tremendously flexible playground, within which rich user focused platforms and services can be developed, or straight procured. There is far less constraint as to what … Continue reading Choose your cloud provider wisely