Gordon Smith

February 14, 2018
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Security newsround: February 2018

We round up reporting and research from across the web about the latest security news. This month: coinjacking for cryptocurrency, CEO fraud takings, Google gets into […]
February 14, 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 […]
February 13, 2018
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Prepare for breach: 10 steps to better incident response planning

Developing an incident response plan – and testing various scenarios against it – is now a must. Let’s all remember the Central Bank of Ireland’s stark […]
January 16, 2018
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Reporting for duty: how sharing information helps to tackle cybercrime

In the physical world, people report burglaries to law enforcement all the time. Although some individual crimes may go unsolved because of size or volume, reporting […]
January 9, 2018

Time to see security training as an investment, not a cost

Having finished 2017 with a blog about allocating security spending, we’re starting the new year on a similar note. Specifically, it’s about investing in security awareness […]
January 2, 2018
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Here’s FUD in your eye: how to tell GDPR fact from fiction

Like it or not, fear, uncertainty and doubt [FUD] are time-honoured tactics for some vendors to scare up easy sales. GDPR is seeing its fair share […]
December 20, 2017

As security spending increases, here’s our advice on how to spend your budget wisely

It can’t be a coincidence that security spending is rising after a year when its profile has never been higher. Whether or not your budget will […]
December 12, 2017
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No, Minister: politicians’ unsafe email access practices renew password debate

Passwords are back in the news thanks to a politician’s unwitting post on Twitter. British MP Nadine Dorries admitted that her staff and interns all have […]