Gordon Smith

April 24, 2018

10 steps to better security awareness part 2: apply lessons learned

In the first part of this blog, we looked at how to develop an effective simulated phishing test. Now, we’re covering the five steps to ensure […]
April 23, 2018

Meeting the security skills gap (hint: don’t exclude half the potential workforce)

Getting skilled people into cybersecurity roles continues to be a challenge. In a Ponemon survey from earlier this year, security leaders said their biggest security concern for […]
April 20, 2018
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Upcoming events featuring BH Consulting

Here is a summary of upcoming events and webinars where BH Consulting staff will deliver presentations about issues relating to cybersecurity, data protection, and privacy. Each […]
April 17, 2018

10 steps to better security awareness part 1: prep your phishing test

Last month, we blogged about how security awareness training can help to improve an organisation’s defences. Since then, there’s been more evidence showing just how lucrative […]
April 13, 2018
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Security newsround: April 2018

We round up reporting and research from across the web about the latest security news. This month: privacy palaver at Facebook, a cyberattack with explosive intent, […]
April 3, 2018

Ransomware reminders force focus on prevention and planning

Ransomware reared its ugly head again recently, with some stark reminders that it’s still a serious business risk. A household name suffered what seemed a major […]
March 30, 2018

Own goal: email scam nets €2 million for criminals who hijack Lazio transfer

Business email compromise has found its way into the beautiful game. The Italian football club Lazio fell for an email scam and paid €2 million to […]
March 28, 2018

Here’s how to get the most from a cybersecurity assessment

Would your organisation pass a cybersecurity assessment? Not one of 200 UK NHS trusts did, after the Department of Health checked them following the WannaCry ransomware […]