globe, world, magnifying glass

28 March, 2019

Taking control of cyber risk

When Facebook chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced the press after hackers stole data from up to 50 million social networking accounts last September, he said “we need to do more to prevent this f...
data security, data protection

25 February, 2019

Why poor cybersecurity is a ticking time bomb

Organisations of all sizes are failing to recognise cybersecurity as a serious issue and are missing vital opportunities to take a proactive approach in the face of significant online threats. The bad...
British and EU flags, Brexit

16 January, 2019

Brexit, cybersecurity and climate change lead risk concerns for 2019

Even as prime minister Theresa May this week failed to gain parliamentary support for a Brexit deal, the country was being warned that the UK’s departure from the EU could “blind” corporate lead...
cybercrime, cybersecurity, data security

19 October, 2018

Boards increase their efforts on cybersecurity

In a noisy room at London’s Tobacco Dock this week, a team of German computer geeks outdid 16 other teams of tech whizz kids to be crowned winners of the
Cyber-resilience, cybersecurity, cyber governance

8 October, 2018

The governance of cybersecurity

The essential mistake many organisations make with cybersecurity can be summarised quite simply by the “it won’t happen to us” mentality.

12 September, 2018

Ten measures boards should take to protect against cybersecurity attacks   

Boards are under increasing pressure from regulators, clients and investors to safeguard data and protect against operational disruption. Tackling the complex, rapidly changing issues of cybersecurity...

6 July, 2018

Regulators demand IT security plans from financial services firms

Financial services firms have been given three months to show regulators how their IT systems will manage the risk of cyber-attack or changes in technology. The Bank of England, Financial Conduct A...
Cybersecurity, cyber-risk, cyber-attack, data privacy

4 June, 2018

Cybersecurity is a key corporate governance concern

Cybersecurity risk is real and pervasive as demonstrated by recent attacks t...
Mazars, cybercrime, cybersecurity

15 May, 2018

A road map for protection against cybercrime security

As international cybercrime becomes big business and a primary corporate risk, boards are grappling with understanding its complexities, and ensuring robust defences are in place against hackers. T...
cyber security, hacking, cyber crime

10 April, 2018

Investors should push companies on cybersecurity, warns expert

One of the UK government's leading cybersecurity experts has warned that investors should play a greater role in forcing companies to counter cybercrime. Ciaran Martin, chief executive of the Natio...