Top tips on how to manage vendors more efficiently

tips on how to manage vendors more efficiently

Vendor management allows organisations to build relationships with service providers and suppliers while controlling costs, driving excellence and mitigating risks. The aim is not only to gain increased value from vendors throughout the lifecycle of the partnership but to strengthen both businesses at the same time.   To effectively manage vendors, it’s not about negotiating the lowest possible price but constantly working … Read More

How to choose a cybersecurity framework that works for you

How to choose a cybersecurity framework that works for you

A cybersecurity framework provides security teams with a set of standards and a common language across borders and industries to understand security postures. With a cybersecurity framework in place, it can help define the procedures and processes that your organisation must take to monitor, asses and mitigate cybersecurity risk.  Let’s take a closer look at the most common cybersecurity frameworks.  … Read More

Data leakage prevention – 3 simple steps

What is data leakage prevention

What is data leakage? The simple answer is when sensitive data is purposely or accidentally leaked. This could mean, in a variety of ways, from data being exposed on the internet, physically or via lost laptops or hard drives. Data leakage could allow cybercriminals unauthorised access to sensitive data without much effort. So, knowing data leakage prevention steps your organisation … Read More

GDPR compliance checklist for 2022

GDPR compliance checklist 2022

The barometer for ensuring that your business is compliant with privacy and security laws is to abide by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). However, very few organisations are fully compliant which could leave them wide open.  Non-compliant organisations could face fines of up to £18 million or 4% of annual global turnover, if that’s a greater sum. With that shocking … Read More

How can you avoid downloading malicious code?

How can you avoid downloading malicious code?

Most cyber threats, whether designed to steal data or extract money from a user, have malicious code at their core. Once this malicious code finds its way onto a device, it can be devastating: particularly if it first infects one machine before spreading through an organisation’s network.   Worse, the more sophisticated the malicious code, the harder it is to remove. … Read More

How to build a crisis communication plan for cyber threats 

Crisis communication plan for cyber threats

In today’s digital age, cyber threats are a potential crisis that hovers over every organisation – regardless of industry, size, or prominence. That’s why eevry organisation needs to have a crisis communication plan for cyber threats.  A crisis caused by a cyber attack can be debilitating: it’s not simply a case of your computer systems being compromised; they can infiltrate … Read More

How to prevent ransomware attacks?

How to prevent ransomware

Ransomware attacks have increased dramatically over recent years, so much so that the 2022 cost of attacks is estimated to top US$20 billion globally.   Ransomware can cause widespread damage, but at the same time, they can be entirely preventable. The willingness to invest in even the most basic cybersecurity measures will not only protect valuable assets but could save organisations … Read More

Digital Supply Chain – what is it, and how do you protect it?

Digital supply chain

New technologies enable businesses to provide the platform for a thoroughly modern supply chain – the digital supply chain. A digital supply chain includes the process of delivering a digital asset from the point of origin to its destination. In today’s technological world, a digital supply chain spans the entire operations of most organisations.   A digital supply chain utilises advanced technologies … Read More

Simple strategies for risk remediation in cyber security

Risk remediation in cyber security

Why remediation in cyber security is key to limiting the damage a breach can cause Remediation in cyber security refers to limiting the damage a breach can cause to your organisation. If you fail to notice and act upon a breach in a timely manner, it can move rapidly and becomes almost impossible to contain. As organisations worldwide expand, they … Read More