UK Cyber Security Strategy & Updates
The Download Links links below provide news and updates on the UK Cyber Risk Strategy.
Cyber Essentials Scheme Documents
Cyber Essentials Scheme: Summary
Cyber Essentials Scheme: Requirements for basic technical protection from cyber attacks
Cyber Essentials Scheme: Assurance Framework
Cyber Street Wise Campaign targets Cyber Security
Progress against Objectives of National Cyber Security Strategy - December 2013
The National Cyber Security Strategy Forward Plans - December 2013
New British Standard BS 31111 for Cyber Risk and Resilience
A major new British Standard [BS 31111] is in development to help senior executives and risk managers improve their cyber risk management and build the cyber resilience of their organizations.
Over the past year, the BSI Risk Management Committee has been working on developing new guidance that aims to help top executives better understand and manage the technology risks to their organizations.
Cyber Essentials scoops Industry Award
Ace Group Expands European Cyber Risk business
ACE Group today announced the launch of a new, independent cyber risk business unit as it continues to strengthen its local underwriting and risk management capabilities across Continental Europe and build its market leadership in this growing area of emerging risk.
The announcement follows research by ACE which indicates that cyber is a “top three” emerging issue for European risk managers and represents a further evolution of the work of ACE’s global cyber practice, first established in 2014.
Fortune Live | Video clip looking at the fallout from the Sony Cyber Breach
Interesting Video clip covering the consequences and fallout from the Sony Hack as featured on FortuneLive.
Robert Herjavec makes it clear that the cost and impact goes far beyond Sony and signposts the way to both major change in markets, particularly insurance. He predicts board level and government focus sharpening and that the frequency and severity is getting worse and worse.
The Achilles Heel: What the Board must know about Cyber Risk
Companies of all sizes have recognised the tremendous opportunity the Internet presents for conducting business. But great reward also comes with great risk.
Cyber Risk has now emerged as a high-profile problem; so much so, it has been escalated to third position on the corporate boards risk register.
In the 21st century everyone needs to take cyber risk seriously.
Cyber Security Risk in a Social Media World
The theft of intellectual property from the U.S. is "unprecedented," and costs the nation an estimated $300 billion each year, according to the IP Commission Report, issued in May.
Worse, corporate employees—through their information sharing practices—are making it easy for IP thieves.
Cyber Risk and Business | 2015 | The SME Perspective
This is the first of our 2015 research projects that is taking a look at how SME firms view and act on Cyber Risk. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey.
Managing Risk in the Cloud - Ace Group White Paper
Verisign DDOS Trends Report shows attacks are getting bigger and faster
Verisign has published data on the nature and scale of Distributed Denial of Service Attacks (DDoS).
The Trends Report warns that DDos attacks are continuing to grow in terms of size and frequency and that companies lacking expertise and resources to defend themselves are particulalry vulnerable.