Phishing — what do cybercriminals know about us?

Our fear, stress and uncertainty lower cyber defences. When you clicked to read this article, you may have assumed we would be exploring the information available on the dark web. Or perhaps we would be looking at statistics on breaches, compromised passwords and scams in 2020. Actually, we are going to explore something far more […]

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#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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Evolution of threats and phishing

Treating threats as though they’re human – three blips on the threat radar and what you can do about them Constantly changing.Ever more complex.A landscape evolving at break-neck speed. OK, let’s put a pause on the hyperbolic arms race around cyber threats for just a teeny tiny moment. Because the threats themselves aren’t really evolving. […]

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6 reasons your behavioural change plan failed

Or…why behavioural change plans fail to engage and inspire change with your employees. The best laid plans never survive contact with the enemy – so says the military man. Of course, a behavioural change plan for transforming your security culture starts from an altogether more positive place. After all, your staff aren’t your enemy (and […]

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