Cyber Security Business Awareness

Is there a contradiction of business awareness and attitudes towards Cyber Security?

Jul 13th, 2016 Information Risk Management James Gillies

You are the boss of your organisation. Are you getting updates about Cyber Security within your business? Or possibly more importantly, are you asking for them? e.g What problems are we having that might be affecting our security posture and exposing my company? Is our Anti-Virus up to date? Are our backups OK and have they been tested recently? When were our firewall rules last…

Cyber Security Risks

How do I test the Cyber Security defences of my business?

Jun 8th, 2016 Data Breach, Network Security, Secure Configuration James Gillies

There are a few approaches for testing your Cyber Security defences your business can take if you are not already doing so. Introduce Vulnerability Assessments to the organisation. Employ a 3rd┬áparty to probe your internet-facing perimeter to discover weaknesses that a hacker could exploit, which could lead to a data breach. Having sealed up the cracks, repeat the process at least quarterly if not monthly…

Panama City

How can we prevent a Panama Papers hack?

Apr 27th, 2016 Data Breach James Gillies

Recent and ongoing bad press for the island means that we can no longer have a blinkered approach to IT or data security. Events in Panama April 2016, when corporate services provider Mossack Fonseca suffered an email hack (known thereafter as the Panama Papers hack) and subsequent data leak of 11.5 million confidential documents, highlight potential cyber security threats to Jersey businesses that have any…

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