Employees are our First Line of Defence

Information Security is at a crossroads; we have more and more tools available to mitigate attacks but the number of security incidents such as data breaches is on the rise – why is this? Everyone thinks they know what they should be doing when it comes to...

Certifications & Skills in Cyber Security Recruitment

Are We Looking for Unicorns Are we looking for realistic combinations of skills and certifications in cyber security recruitment, or are we looking for mythical candidates who, like unicorns, simply don’t exist? That was the question posed on Monday 8th...

How Covid-19 infected Information Security

On Monday 19th October CIISec Nottingham, Derby, Leicester Branch collaborated with BCS Nottingham Derby to host a virtual event, “How Covid-19 infected Information Security”. The event was well attended by 64 security professionals from both organisations. Prior to...

How to protect against ransomware

Don’t be held to ransom Our final blog in the series for National Cyber Security Awareness Month focuses on the human factors within Cyber Security covering ransomware and incident management and response. Cyber-attacks are on the increase with threat actors...

How to prevent phishing & keep your employees off the hook

Keep your employees off the hook Following on in our series for European Cybersecurity Month (ECSM) and National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) this blog will explore the topic of how to prevent phishing and the impact individuals working in our organisations...