Security Watch

May 25, 2018
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Here’s how to boost web security after Google HTTPS move

Security professionals will doubtless welcome Google’s decision to mark all HTTP pages as ‘not secure’ from next September onwards. Marketing executives who haven’t kept up to […]
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 […]
May 14, 2018
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Using ISO 27001 to guide your GDPR breach response plan

Among the many changes GDPR will usher in, one of the biggest for many organisations will be mandatory breach reporting. From May 25, all organisations holding […]
May 10, 2018
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Security newsround: May 2018

We round up reporting and research from across the web about the latest security news and developments. This month: police success against cyber villains, the value […]
May 3, 2018

Permission slip: what consent means and where it really applies to GDPR

As data protection and privacy professionals, we use terms from data protection legislation daily and they roll off the tongue as if we were born knowing […]
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 […]