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The Gulf Information Security Conference (GISEC) 2017 – Chairmans Insights

May 29, 2017

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There are some places in the world where you know things will be extra ordinary and superlative in execution and experience. Dubai leads the pack on this in much that it does and once again proved a benchmark and did not disappoint with its Gulf Information Security Exhibition and Conference (GISEC). GISEC is the pre-eminent […]

Cyber Hygiene is EVERYONES Priority, get with the Program or else.

May 13, 2017

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So, the world woke up to a weekend of Cyber hurt that is going to rumble on for some time to come, that you can guarantee, as the Wannabe Ransomware attacks ravage the computer systems and networks of negligent owners.  Negligence is not too strong a word in this instance. Under the UK Companies Act […]

EU GDPR – Organisations can run but they cannot hide.

April 19, 2017

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In response to my earlier blog ‘EU GDPR Fines Clarified – Cutting through the ‘FUD’ for clarity as to how organisations will be exposed to fines under The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), it is unlikely the Supervisory Authorities are going to come out swinging, looking for heads to roll. For the simple fact […]

EU GDPR Fines Clarified – Cutting through the ‘FUD’

April 14, 2017

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The blogspace is a flood with fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) tactics pumping up the pending European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). The headline grabber and favourite being the €20m or 4% fines applied to global turnover (NOT profit) for infringement. This level of fine is somewhat eye watering taken raw. However, ensure you take […]

Technology Companies, the secret source in the Hackers Armory

April 3, 2017

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It comes as no surprise to read of an ‘Advanced Chinese hacking campaign infiltrates IT service providers across the globe’ following the announcement a few days earlier from the UK National Cyber Security Centre  ‘Global targeting of enterprises via managed service providers’. Whilst the UK National Cyber Security Centre confidently states ‘We have no evidence […]

EU GDPR ‘Cometh the Hour, Cometh the MPN’?

February 17, 2017

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The EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) may appear to be just another round of legislation that falls into the GRC (Governance Risk and Compliance) bucket for organizations to wrestle with. However I invite you to dig a little deeper and recognize the seismic impact that its unification and standardization of European Union (EU) data […]

Cyber Breach Responsibility

February 10, 2017

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So, you have woken up to the reality that it is only a matter of time before your organisation will have to handle a Cyber Breach event and asking who should be responsible? According to a Deloitte’s Cyber Risk report only 27% of the UK’s largest businesses can put their hands up to having a […]