SBTech – Behind the Security Curve?

Categories: Attacks, CISO

Last week saw yet another company hit by the hacking group Maze. It seems that every week the group are announcing more victims.  “The Maze ransomware was discovered on May 29th 2019 by Jerome Segura. Maze is a complex piece of malware that uses some tricks to frustrate analysis right from the beginning. The malware […]

4 Remote Working Considerations

Categories: CISO, Lessons

With the current pandemic situation, we all need to be taking remote working considerations. While adjusting the work paradigm, it is vital to keep a mind’s eye on the security and safety of the businesses information assets. What business leaders should be considering while they complete rapid deployment of remote working? There are four things […]

Cyber Security & Data Protection

Categories: CISO, From the Darkened Room

2016 was a black year in the calendar of data breaches. With countless websites and applications being breached, user’s details were made available online. Of the reported and published breaches, over 1.167 billion user’s details were leaked. Over halfway through 2017 and that figure is close once again. Each year the UK government surveys the […]

Cyber Attack on Commercial Vessels?

Categories: Attacks, CISO

Over the past weeks there have been a number of interesting articles on cyber attacks on commercial vessels. Many contain very little detail. All of these stem from the recent cyber attacks which have, understandable, got people a little worried. These recent cyber attacks are, as I and others have been trying to tell people, […]

5 ways to stay secure?

Categories: CISO

Acting as Chief Information Security Officer for a number of firms can be fun and stressful. Regardless, my 5 ways of staying secure don’t change much. Here they are: Don’t publically punish people for getting it wrong, publically praise them for getting it right. Get systems in line with Cyber Essentials Plus, done properly it […]