How a cyber ecosystem works – your protection against a supply chain attack

Cyber ecosystem - your Supply chain attack protection

A cyber ecosystem is very much like a physical ecosystem. Within a cyber ecosystem, individuals, organisations, and external parties interact with one another to form one digital functioning unit. Your organisation remains at the heart of this ecosystem and will be joined by other entities surrounding it, such as suppliers, vendors, and third or fourth parties. But in case of a supply chain … Read More

Why a Cybersecurity Posture Assessment is a must?

Why conduct a Cybersecurity Posture Assessment

Why you should assess you cybersecurity posture? As enterprises move to the cloud, tens and thousands of assets are being migrated to cloud storage servers. In fact, according to a recent study, 61% of companies made the switch to the cloud in 2021 alone.  While cloud technology improves collaboration and streamlines data accessibility, having critical digital assets stored online has … Read More

How to use NIST SP 800-61 guide to be better prepared for third-party risk

How to use NIST SP 800-61 guide for third-party risk?

As your business grows, so does its third-party ecosystem. But with growth comes a greater sense of responsibility which entails increasing cybersecurity measures and protecting your company against cyberattacks. Ensuring your organisation’s cyber defences are at an optimal level is paramount in today’s digital age to protect against technology outages, credential and data exposures, denial-of-service attacks, ransomware, and other threats. Here … Read More

New vendor risk assessment with SIG in 2022

Network vendor risk assessment

The Standard Information Gathering (SIG) questionnaire is a configurable tool to enable the scoping of a diverse vendor risk assessment using a comprehensive set of questions to assess third-party or vendor risk. It is updated every year to keep up-to-date with the ever-changing risk environment and priorities.   Developed by Shared Assessments, the SIG questionnaire allows organisations to build, customise, analyse, and … Read More

How to handle Cyber Risk Management in Healthcare

Cyber Risk Management in Healthcare

In 2020, over 81% of UK healthcare organisations were hit by ransomware attacks, which had disastrous consequences on healthcare services, with over 64% stating that they had to cancel patient appointments. What this shows is that today, maintaining digital security and risk management in healthcare sector is not only vital for an organisation’s credibility but also patient safety.  However, it’s … Read More