Category: CISO life
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
#TheFutureIsCyber, but the present is male
Zoe Edmeades, TSC’s managing director, examines Tessian’s latest report that shows the desperate need for people to join the industry and the yawning gender gap that still blights it. Around a year and a half ago, I reported in The bigger picture – Attracting diversity in security the claim by the Global Information Security Workforce […]Read More
Cyber culture in the time of COVID
The shock, the dance and the new normal. It may not have been the virus that they planned for. But CISOs around the world have certainly risen to the challenge of the coronavirus crisis. And this is a crisis with an over-abundance of challenge. There have been the immediate triage efforts: minimising disruption, assuring continuity […]Read More
The new normal. What the old normal should have been?
The COVID-19 pandemic is an opportunity to regroup – four areas to consider. In his fascinating book ‘I’m afraid Debbie from Marketing has left for the day’*, Morten Münster explains that when it comes to decision making, the human brain has two systems: System one: fast, automatic, uncontrolled, subconscious, intuitive System two: slow, reflective, controlled, […]Read More
CISO life is changing
Analysis of client satisfaction survey supports changes seen in the CISO’s role and standing in the organisation TSC recently conducted its annual Client Satisfaction Survey (CSS). A big thank you to our clients who took the time to respond, and congratulations to the three winners of Fortnum & Mason’s hampers. While not a comprehensive assessment […]Read More
Phishing: Big phish, little phish
Landing just one phish can be disastrous. How many times have you heard that it only takes one phishing email to cause damage? That’s because it really does only take one. One email to an employee. One click on a link. One fake website. One password entered. One very happy criminal. What is a ‘typical’ […]Read More
Why the threat of phishing can’t be ‘trained away’
The Security Awareness Special Interest Group (SASIG) connects cybersecurity professionals from all areas. TSC invites SASIG Supporters to share their cybersecurity insights in The Insider. In this piece, we review a report from machine learning email security company Tessian, that opens up the issue of how training and technology should be applied to combat phishing. […]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
Construction and cyber – fundamental foundations
Martin Leggett talks hard hats and hackers with Steve Witty of Willmott Dixon. By his own admission, Steve Witty can take a hard-bitten view of the world of recruitment. “I’m in my 50s and I can be quite cynical about calls out of the blue,” he told me as we chatted on a rainy afternoon […]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