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12 Days of a Cyber Secure Christmas

On the first day of Christmas my Senior Information Risk Owner said to me: …Think IA & Cyber Security   On the second day of Christmas my SIRO said to me: Be suspicious of any email …if it comes from an unknown entity   On the third day of Christmas my SIRO said to me:

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Insights for the Maritime Industry from the BIMCO Annual Conference

An Interview with Andrew Fitzmaurice, CEO Templar Executives Maritime security and the Cyber Threat was the focal point of the Baltic and International Maritime Council’s (BIMCO) Annual Conference held in Hamburg yesterday. CEO of Templar Executives, Andrew Fitzmaurice was invited to host the event and facilitate discussions around the “significant potential for Cyber disruption” and

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Cyber Security: Now Byting the Off-shore Marine Industry

For a number of years now the media has been reporting on the increased risk to the maritime and oil and gas industries through Cyber attack. The stories of tilting oil rigs, malware-riddled platforms and hacked ports are well known across the industry and many have first-hand experience of bunkering scams. Despite the prevalence of

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Going Abroad? Don’t Forget Your Cyber Checklist!

It’s that time of year when the holiday season means travel is in the air. As you busily finalise those last minute details and run through that essential holiday check list, take a pause, reflect for a moment, and think Cyber. In 2014, the UK was the most Cyber attacked country in Europe1 and it

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Supply Chain – The Weakest Link?

Organisations are becoming increasingly aware of the potential business risks posed by Cyber Security. ‘Cyber Security and Information Assurance (IA)’ are key issues for every Board, (no matter the size of company), - however, are organisations really as prepared as they think they are? They may well have implemented excellent Cyber Security and IA measures

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The next five years of Cyber Security

Five years ago, a coalition government headed up by the Conservative Party and Liberal Democrats committed an annual budget of £650m into the UK Cyber Security industry, in order to make "the UK one of the most secure places in the world to do business in Cyberspace[1]". Over the past five years, there has been

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Cyber Security and the General Election

As the 2015 General Election on the 7th of May creeps ever closer, and each party vies for tactical position and an ever bigger slice of the electorate, Templar Executives takes a look into the potential political ramifications within cyberspace. Information Communication Technology (ICT) runs as a common enabling thread through all aspects of government

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Can your company withstand a fine of up to €100 million or 5% of your global annual turnover?

The vulnerability of protecting people’s personal data has been highlighted in the news again, after recent allegations emerged that pensioners’ salaries, the value of their investments and the size of their pensions are being sold for as little as 5p to criminals, without the individuals’ consent[1]. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has launched an investigation,

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The Insider Threat

‘A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation’ - IMDB’s summary of Spike Lee’s ‘Inside Man’ starring Denzel Washington1 . Whilst not as dramatic as Spike Lee’s crime thriller, the actual world of the insider threat is far more common

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