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Latest cyber security publications


Covid-19: Data protection & cyber security

We face significant challenges with the current global pandemic and the spread of COVID-19. Whilst inevitably there is a focus on our physical and environmental safety at home and at work, we must also maintain our individual cybersecurity health and wellbeing, including the protection of personal data and maintaining cybersecurity standards.


Infinite versus finite cybersecurity strategy

Join us for a live webinar on Wednesday 22nd April at 11.30AM (BST). IRM’s Software Director, Phil Mason, will explore the path to infinite cybersecurity. To join us, simply register your interest and you’ll receive joining details in due course.


IBM X-Force incident response and intelligence services named a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Cyber security incident response services,...

When reputation, revenue, and customer trust is at stake, it’s critical for organisations to be able to detect, respond and manage security incidents effectively. To address the need for comprehensive incident response, IBM Security created the X-Force Incident Response and Intelligence Services (IRIS) team to help organizations proactively manage cyber attacks.


A cyber approach to coronavirus containment

What lessons can be learned from reviewing how we manage cybersecurity and applying it to an anti-Coronavirus campaign? In recent years, some in the cyber world recognize that there is a lot to learn from the biological world when protecting systems against viruses. Now, the Corona epidemic presents an opportunity for the medical world to learn something from the cyber world. To analyze the strategies selected by various countries, let’s review it through the lens of cyber strategies. Let’s begin by recognizing that cybersecurity is built in layers. There is no one magic solution or layer which will prevent all the possible attacks. Furthermore, in the cyber world, it has been realized for some time that it is impossible to protect everything for all eternity. There will be victims.


UK issues cyber advice for homeworking firms to prevent criminals exploiting coronavirus

The UK’s cyber security agency has issued guidance to companies on how to keep data safe as criminals seek to exploit coronavirus fears. It comes as more workers resort to working from home, in response to the latest recommendations from the Government aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19. The advice from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) – which is a part of GCHQ – details steps on how organisations should prepare for increased remote working and ensure staff are vigilant with work devices that may contain sensitive data.