Risk Management

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, […]
August 16, 2018
Trees bending in the wind signifying resilience

Here’s the missing ingredient in a solid security and business continuity plan

Security incidents can cast an unforgiving light on many organisations’ readiness. They highlight the need for security programmes that go further than just fixing things when […]
June 12, 2018
A person looking at a screen showing static, signifying security news

Security newsround: June 2018

We round up reporting and research from across the web about the latest security news and developments. This month: help at hand for GDPR laggards, try […]
May 23, 2018

The answer’s in the question: risk assurance that’s ready-made for a regulator

Regulators and auditors expect us to have all kinds of controls in place to manage information security. Standards like ISO 27001 or frameworks like the CIS […]
May 17, 2018

Charities guide to better cybersecurity in 10 steps

Charities in Ireland face an increase in cybersecurity threats. Cybercrime incidents are increasing, and no-one is immune. Criminals have the means and the opportunity to target […]