The Evolving Threat of Ransomware

Ransomware surged during the COVID-19 pandemic to become one of the biggest threats facing businesses. This was echoed by the World Economic Forum’s recent risk survey that reported cyber security as second to climate change as factors that will shape the next decade, with the pandemic coming third place. Although the shift to remote and […]

Not all assets and data are created equal – the critical first step in risk management

Today’s accelerated digital world is exposed to expanding threat vectors however, protecting everything equally is not an option. A crucial question that must be answered at the start of planning any effective cyber security strategy is: ‘What exactly do we value and need to keep secure?’ Rising threat landscape vs organisational preparedness Data breaches big […]

Managing cyber security maturity and business risk within local government

As public councils embark on and continue their digital transformation journey, there is a growing need to counter the risk of a breach by taking the maturity of cyber security practices from a state of reactive, to proactive, and even to predictive. Healthy cyber security is key to the efficient and productive running of every […]

Four cyber security trends to watch

The COVID-19 pandemic has in many ways unleashed a new set of complexities and accelerated existing challenges for organisations globally. In this blog, I explore four cyber security trends leaders should bear in mind when managing cyber risk. Expanding cyber attack surfaces and the new security perimeter As we have all witnessed, the pandemic has […]