With a surprisingly large number of software vendors choosing to protect licensing with physical authentication dongles, Joachim Sturmhoefel looks at how organizations can bridge the gap between new agile cloud systems and the necessary hardware to maintain business as usual.
57 percent of global organizations feel that they do not have appropriate visibility of subcontractors engaged by their third parties, according to a new global survey on extended enterprise risk management by Deloitte.
Cyber insurance hasn’t grown as rapidly as might be expected, but what is holding the market back? A study on behalf of Secure Systems Innovation Corporation (SSIC) may provide some answers.
DDoS attacks can cost enterprises up to USD50,000 (GDP35,000) per attack – but lost revenue is still only considered to be the fourth most damaging consequence of this type of cyber attack, according to research published by Corero Network Security.
The UK Government's National Counter Terrorism Security Office has launched 'ACT Awareness eLearning', a counter-terrorism awareness product designed for all UK based companies and organizations.
The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has published the results of its GDPR Preparation and Challenges Survey Report, which was commissioned by Netskope to assess the preparedness of organizations across a wide spectrum of industries to meet the May 25th deadline.
The Institute for Crisis Management’s 27th annual report is a compilation of news and trends and the identification of those industries that were most prone to crisis during 2017.
The US Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released version 1.1 of its popular Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, more widely known as the Cybersecurity Framework.
Aon has published its annual review of product recalls looking at emerging trends in this area and the lessons that can be learned from incidents in 2017.
The need to manage seasonality is a given for the majority of retailers - from Easter to Christmas, Black Friday to summer sales, effective management of trading peaks is key to success. But in an increasingly volatile business environment, with events from Brexit to global political uncertainty affecting retail operations, future proofing any business has become a significant challenge. As Charlie Pool, CEO, Stowga explains, rethinking seasonal planning by embracing warehousing on demand can not only cut costs but also deliver essential contingency planning for retail businesses.
The majority (92 percent) of organizations are taking steps to minimise the risk from amplified distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks utilising Memcached servers, according to new survey-based research from the Neustar International Security Council (NISC).
Tripwire, Inc., has announced the results of a survey conducted by Dimensional Research examining industrial control systems (ICS) security in the energy industry. The survey was conducted in March, and its respondents included 151 IT and operational technology (OT) security professionals at energy and oil and gas companies.
Riskmethods has published the results of a global survey on supply chain risk management and the evolving role of procurement in today's supply chains.
For many organizations severe weather is the biggest potential cause of major disruption. While damage may be unavoidable during a severe weather incident, there are many steps that can be taken to enhance resilience. Andy Bryson provides some useful checklists...
The volume of Internet-vectored cyber attacks on UK businesses originating from European locations doubled in March, according to data published by Beaming.
The National Governors Association has announced that it will work with Idaho, Maryland and Oregon to test its new State Resilience Assessment and Planning Tool (SRAP Tool) and identify best practices in adapting to, withstanding and recovering from disasters.
With ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on the rise, the average number of focused cyber attacks per organization has more than doubled this year compared to the previous 12 months (232 through January 2018 versus 106 through January 2017).
Emerging technologies continue to rapidly change the way businesses operate and interact with customers, yet risk management processes are not keeping pace with the associated risks, according to a new report published by Marsh and RIMS, the risk management society.
Occasionally a business will be hit by an incident so unusual that it would have been almost impossible to predict. Jen Horsman uses the case of Italian restaurant chain Zizzi, which was impacted by the Salisbury nerve agent attack, to show how preparations can still be made.
The securities, banking and insurance sectors in the European Union (EU) face multiple risks, the latest report on risks and vulnerabilities by the Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) shows.