Risk Management

February 12, 2019
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Security roundup: February 2019

We round up interesting research and reporting about security and privacy from around the web. This month: security as a global business risk, insured vs protected, […]
February 11, 2019

Ireland’s cybersecurity watchdog publishes new guidance for businesses

We look through the recently published guide to security from Ireland's National Cyber Security Centre and pick out the key themes and talking points.
January 24, 2019
Startup business security risk

Security for startups: why early-stage businesses can’t neglect this risk

In the early days of a startup, it’s easy to get caught up in the buzz of building a new business. Keeping so many plates spinning […]
December 19, 2018

Nine for 2019: New Year tips for cybersecurity and privacy professionals

A new year is almost upon us, and that means one thing: resolutions. Easily made, even more easily broken, they’re nevertheless a useful way of setting […]
November 21, 2018

Beyond governance, risk and compliance: privacy, ethics and trust

We are currently experiencing the fourth industrial revolution (FIR), characterised by a blurred fusion of all things physical, digital and genomic. Each revolution has been accompanied […]
November 15, 2018

The value in vulnerability assessments: closing gaps to improve security

Vulnerability assessments usually involve using automated tools such as Nessus or Qualys to carry out a passive scan of an organisation’s systems. The process produces a […]
October 3, 2018
Brian Honan presenting at ICT Ireland Skillnets Cybersecurity Conference

Plan for potential incidents and breach scenarios, cybersecurity conference hears

Businesses should prepare an incident plan for security breaches in advance to know what resources they’ll need to deal with it. Speaking at the Technology Ireland […]
September 7, 2018

Red player one: learning the right security lessons from a red team exercise

A red team exercise can be a valuable way of testing how effective your security controls are. Having your internal security team, or an external consultant, […]