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14 June, 2022

Mitigating Supply Chain Risk

According to the UK Government Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2022, “only 13% of businesses assessed the risks posed by their immediate suppliers, with organisations saying that cyber security was not an important factor in the procurement process.”
08 June, 2022

The Role Of Your Incident Response Team

According to IBM’s 2021 Cost Of A Data Breach Report, 2021 had the highest cyber security incident average cost in 17 years, rising from $3.86 million in 2020 to $4.24 million in 2021, the highest average total cost in the 17-year history of the report.
24 May, 2022

Why ISO: 27001 Stands Out Above Other Information Security Frameworks?

ISO: 27001 is one of the most internationally recognised set of standards for Information Security Management (ISMS). 
11 May, 2022

6 Practical Measures To Protect Your Business From Cyber Threats

The threat of cybercrime is reaching an all-time high. Recent reports suggest as many as 39% of businesses have suffered cyber attacks or breaches over the past 12 months.
09 May, 2022

How Maturity Assessments Enhance Your Security Posture

At worst, information assurance consultancy can risk feeling like paying somebody merely to tell you what you already really know; or even performing work that, at least theoretically, you could do yourself. As a cyber security provider, we obviously beg to differ, but we acknowledge that when most companies have multiple areas competing for each pound of investment (including security)
06 May, 2022

How Effective Is Your Backup & Recovery Procedure?

With the ever-growing prevalence of ransomware attacks. We thought it was important not only to reiterate the importance of ensuring you have an effective backup and recovery strategy in place but also to provide advice and guidance on the steps you can take to maximise its effectiveness.
26 April, 2022

Post Incident Review: Analysing What Happened & Strengthening Your Defences

As we mentioned in a previous post, statistics are indicating that it’s now about when rather than if your organisation will become the victim of a cyber attack. With this in mind, many firms, including SES have shared plenty of advice and guidance on the measures you can take to either prevent an attack
20 April, 2022

Are We Doing Cyber Security Correctly?

Unfortunately, there is no definitive answer to this question and no two organisations are facing the same challenges when it comes to cyber security. Invariably, organisations everywhere are looking to maximise their cyber security position whilst managing limited security budgets and ensuring they have the right skillsets available.
06 April, 2022

Investigating the True Cost Of A Cyber Attack

We’ve all seen the articles citing eye-watering figures of what a cyber attack could cost your organisation, but is this true of all attacks? And where does this money actually get spent?
09 March, 2022

SES Renews Cyber Essentials For 2022

Continued Cyber Essentials certification provides confidence to our customers that SES implements the most fundamental IT security measures. 
16 February, 2022

UK Firms Urged To Bolster Cyber Defences

Britain's cyber security centre has urged UK organisations to check their cyber defences are substantial and bolster where required, as concerns grow about the potential for new Russian cyber attacks linked to tensions with Ukraine.
17 November, 2021

Why Template Phishing Assessments Don’t Prepare You For Real World Threats

Not a week goes by where we don’t see a headline in the press mentioning something along the lines of “sophisticated phishing attack” or “new phishing attack approach”.

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