What Is the Next WannaCry?

When ransomware attacks like the recent WannaCry and NotPetya happened, suddenly IT security became a top priority within organisations.  Why these attacks are headlines news? Because, the companies were not prepared. This triggered a question within the stakeholders will there be more attacks? Anytime such an attack occurs, there will be plenty of experts happy […]

Get ready for the GDPR challenge

Failing to understand the challenges of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will prove to be costly, as GDPR non compliance could see organisations face fines of up to €20 million or 4 per cent of global annual turnover – whichever is higher. I have therefore highlighted below the major challenges and changes that businesses […]

How businesses can introduce and maintain a security culture

According to a recent survey conducted by security systems specialists Expert Security UK, almost a third of the UK public are not aware of the safety and security policies implemented by the company they work for. Following recent news of the global Petya ransomware attacks from Ukraine and NHS ‘WannaCry’ cyber-attacks, it should come as no surprise. For businesses, […]

WannaCry Fallout: 80% of Brits more worried about how organisations store their data following latest attacks

New research by leading information security company Clearswift shows how attitudes to cyber security have changed in the boardroom and among staff in the wake of the recent WannaCry attack, surveying 600 business decision makers and 1,200 employees across the UK, US, Germany and Australia. Within a day the WannaCry attack, which affected major organisations […]