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Leamington Business Awards – Ritz Evolves

00Uncategorized December, 16

Governance… risk… cyber security… compliance… the words may carry associations of mastery and a certain professional mystique, but they hardly conjure visions of glamour and glitz. But then came the Leamington Business Awards… More info

Talktalk data breach

The TalkTalk data breach, a record £400k fine and a warning to others

10Cyber SecurityTags: October, 16

On the 21st October 2015, TalkTalk became aware of a major security breach.  Over the following days and weeks, the severity and magnitude of that breach filled the headlines of the British and International newspapers. More than 150,000 users saw their personal information leaked. Of those, more than 15,000 users saw their bank account details compromised.  More info

Cyber security whose responsible?

Who is responsible for Cyber Security?

02Cyber SecurityTags: September, 16

So just who is responsible for cyber security? Earlier this week we re-tweeted a great article from the Cyber Skills Centre about who is to blame for the current issues and challenges with cyber security in organisations.

Controversially the author, Stuart Wilkes, suggested that responsibility resides with the IT Director and not the software provider or the Criminal. Reading the article, his argument was logical and well structured. As Business Leaders, the IT Director have the responsibility for ensuring security is included in the design of systems, that they communicate with the Board / their Clients, on trends within the industry, that they are responsible for recommending changes in process and practice in the organisation and so on. More info

Cyber Security

How to improve your cyber security 

00Cyber Security September, 16

Cyber security is a serious problem. The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) latest figures show 42 % of members have been a victim of cyber crime in the last 12 months!

Costing an average of £3,000 per business.

Cyber security breaches cost the UK economy £5.26bn per year. And the time taken for an small or medium sized business to recover from a breach is now estimated as being more than 2 days.

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