CyberRisk

An own goal in 43 seconds

It was really difficult to believe him I must admit. I suspect there was a bit of bravado in his statement that ‘they obtained the required information in 43 seconds’. The guy I was talking to was the director of an ethical hacking business. The ‘ethical’ bit means that they only do...

Cyber risk impact on your D&O protection

They say that developments from the US eventually migrate to the UK. In respect of directors’ personal accountability, there is an increasing trend in the US for directors to be sued for failings in cyber risk protection. The directors of companies such as Sony, Target and Adobe are facing lawsuits and class...

Cyber Risk Security: 14 is the new 8

The CBI Cyber Risk Security Conference attendee line-up included a few companies who make their living scaring you about cyber and data exposures. As such, the event had the potential to revolve around these companies pushing their products to the audience. Thankfully, it wasn’t, and companies such as CGI, Sophos,...