Category: Infosec News
Our world has changed, has GDPR evolved with it?
Cast your mind back to preparations for the new year 2020, the resolutions you made, and the plans formulated for a new decade. It was just six months ago, but who could imagine the world as we live it today? The global coronavirus pandemic has changed our world as we know it. From the language […]Read More
Let’s wrap it up!
An infosec review of 2019. Lauren Groom looks back over the infosec year and the five key lessons we learned going in to 2020 Throughout 2019 we saw high profile information security incidents and events, from accidental data breaches to ransomware. The threat to Internet of Things (IoT) devices has continued to increase, and phishing […]Read More
Connecting cybersecurity to success
In only two years, Cyber Security Connect UK has become the event to attend for CISOs serious about increasing their information security success. In November, SASIG Events once again partnered with DG Consultants to stage Cyber Security Connect UK 2019 in Monaco. The event built on the success of 2018 by moving to the principality’s […]Read More
How new regulations could shape the future of the Internet of Things (IoT)
The IoT is here to stay. And it’s growing. The IoT is predicted to grow to more than 64 billion devices by 2025, and as they become more integrated into our lives, we’re also giving them more access to our personal information. But IoT’s increasing popularity means cybercriminals are designing attacks to specifically target its […]Read More
GDPR – One year on
This year has demonstrated that protecting personal data continues to be a challenge for companies across the globe. Since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was introduced in May 2018, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has received an average of 1,000 data breach reports every month. There have been several high-profile data breaches. These include […]Read More
TSC featured on ITV’s Tonight show
In the run-up to last Christmas, The Security Company (TSC) featured in an episode of ITV’s Tonight show to help promote safe online shopping. The episode, titled Christmas Buyers Beware was presented by Adam Shaw and focussed on the risks of online shopping, the increase in fraud at that time of year, and how to […]Read More
The bigger picture – Attracting diversity in security
Attracting diversity in security Diversify and thrive Some say that the case for diversity in security no longer needs to be made. Becoming more inclusive has long since gone from being a ‘nice-to-see’ to a ‘must-have’. However, the discussion around the benefits of diversity in cybersecurity has been drowned out by a single clarion call […]Read More
Major new cybersecurity event announced
The organisers of France’s leading cybersecurity event, Les Assises de la Sécurité have announced an exciting prestigious conference for UK professionals. DG Consultants will launch Cyber Security Connect UK in association with The Security Awareness Special Interest Group (SASIG) later this year. The three-day event will feature keynote speeches from senior industry players, expert discussions and […]Read More
Was 2017 the Year of Ultimate Breaches?
Last year wasn’t exactly the poster child for good cybersecurity. Barely a month passed by without another data breach being reported. Large businesses and household names were victims of major cyber attacks, which affected millions of people as information was hacked, stolen or left unsecured. More personal data was compromised in the first half of […]Read More
Cybersecurity Glossary – Jargon Buster
We’ll be the first to admit that cybersecurity terminology can be a little tricky. So to help you stay cyber safe this Christmas we’ve created a Cybersecurity Glossary, below. Anti-virus or antivirus Software designed to detect, stop and remove viruses. Cloud An online space where resources are stored so they can be accessed from anywhere […]Read More