News About the Cyber Risk

If you do not get my newsletter (why not?) you may not know about Cyber Essentials or about the recent Report by IBM on the Cost of a Data Breach.  I think both are things everyone with a computer should know about. The Government are promoting an initiative called...

New Government Initiative: Cyber Essentials

Cyber Essentials is a Government initiative to protect us all from cyber crime. The five basic elements are: Boundary Firewalls and Internet Gateways. Secure Configuration. Access Control. Malware Protection. Patch Management. It is not really new in that it was...

Data Protection FAQs

I said in a recent blog I had added two new pages to my website and put a copy of the one on Risk Management on the blog.  Well here is the second one, on Data Protection. As before, if you have another question please let me know either as a comment on the blog or by...

New Government initiative on cyber security.

The Government have brought out a new initiative to improve cyber security. For details go to https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/cyber-essentials-scheme-overview I would like to make the following comments: It is good that they are taking cyber security...

Seminars on Data Protection

I have recently linked up with Metanoia Business Services (www.metanoia-business-services.co.uk) to gain the training and support they can offer me in providing risk management advice on the risks associated with Data Protection. These include the regulatory and...