Outrunning cyber threats: Insights from Microsoft’s cyber security expert

In the relentless realm of cyber security, the need for practical insights and actionable strategies to thwart cyber threats has reached unprecedented heights. Wendy Carstairs, Microsoft’s Cloud Solutions Leader, recently illuminated the path forward during her insightful presentation at the ITC Cyber Peak. In this blog post, Wendy delves into key takeaways, emerging trends, and […]

Reframe the conversation

Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb is a former director of UK Special Forces and Commander of the British Field Army. Sir Graeme is the Chairman of ITC Secure Cyber Advisory Council.   In this blog, Sir Graeme sets the context from a geo-political perspective and urges businesses to take stock of ground realities as they build […]

10 cyber security trends in 2023

Cyber security isn’t easy.  As malicious actors continue to evolve with the times, security protocols and strategies are more critical than ever. The past year has seen a significant number of organisations fall victim to cyber attacks, from Uber and Cisco through to Twilio demonstrating that no business is immune from these insidious threats.  As […]

Bridging the gender gap in cyber security

ITC Secure’s Chief Operating Officer, Fleur Chapman, explores why gender diversity is so important for the future of cyber security and how the industry can make progress in becoming more inclusive for women. Cyber security is one of the most sought-after technology skills today, with 59% of organisations indicating that they would find it challenging […]

Ten trends shaping the 2022 cyber security landscape

The world is changing in fundamental ways, leading to dramatic shifts in the landscape of risks faced by businesses, where change is the only constant. As the new normal of hybrid work takes shape, organisations around the world are facing a surge of sophisticated cyber threats and increased complexities for security teams. In this new […]

How to Stay One Step Ahead of Ransomware in 2022

In his previous blog, ITC’s Cyber Advisor, Neil Lappage, discussed how the capabilities of ransomware actors and the complexity of attacks are evolving faster than an organisation’s ability to prevent them. Ransomware continues to be amongst the fastest-growing cyber attack strategies faced by businesses today. Bad actors are also making attacks more complex, costly, challenging […]

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 […]

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 […]


In recent months, two of the most sophisticated and severe state-sponsored cyber attacks – SolarWinds and the Hafnium hack on Microsoft Exchange Servers – saw not only 18,000+ and 30,000+ companies and government organisations affected each, but also unintended victims within each respective supply chain. Both ‘zero day’ exploits afforded attackers a lengthy period of […]