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Don’t let the GDPR Boat sail without you! CSO Alliance teams up with Templar Executives

A ‘quick win’ in the journey to compliance with Cyber aspects of the ISM Code before January 2021. CSO Alliance has teamed up with Templar Executives, to provide its members with access to the only GCHQ certified General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Awareness e-learning course currently available. This will enable efficient and cost effective training

2018-04-11T16:20:59+00:00By |0 Comments

The International Cyber Security Benchmark Survey 2018

This year, in partnership with the Security & Counter Terror Expo (SCTX), we invited attendees from cross-industry backgrounds to take part in our International Cyber Security Benchmark Survey 2018. This results of this survey represents a hugely valuable opportunity to see how Cyber Security best practices are evolving across sectors and assesses the current state-of-play

2018-04-06T16:44:31+00:00By |0 Comments

Construction Sector: Building a Response to the GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), one of the biggest changes in our data protection laws, comes into force on 25th May 2018. The GDPR will have a major impact on all industries in the UK, including construction, and companies whatever their size, will need to understand and demonstrate compliance to the changes required by

2018-02-15T15:28:06+00:00By |0 Comments

In or Out, Cyber’s still In

The United Kingdom’s historic decision to vote for 'Brexit' has heralded an era of huge uncertainty. Over 70% of UK voters turned out to decide on the question of Brexit - Britain’s future membership of the European Union (EU), in a referendum that resulted in a 51.9% majority in favour of leaving the EU. Whilst

2017-02-02T18:10:50+00:00By |0 Comments

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

2017-02-02T18:10:52+00:00By |0 Comments

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

2017-02-02T18:10:52+00:00By |0 Comments

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

2017-02-02T18:10:52+00:00By |0 Comments

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

2017-02-02T18:10:52+00:00By |0 Comments

My New Year’s Cyber Resolutions

Staring at our stomachs at the end of a long string of Christmas and Holiday dinners, New Year’s parties and various family gatherings my best friend and I decided that a change was needed, our New Year’s resolution: to be able to fit into trousers that we wore when we were twenty. The chances of

2017-02-02T18:10:53+00:00By |0 Comments

Staying Streetwise this Cyber Monday

In light of today being Black Friday for retailers, it may be assumed that not many days of the year can beat the mass spending that is predicted to occur in shops all over the country. Nevertheless, our evolved habits from high street to online shopping means that there could be another mass spending wave

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