A day in the life of a CISO

What does a CISO at an SME do during their working day? A CISO – Chief Information Security Officer – at an SME is responsible for security operations, securing the business, its technology, and its initiatives, and leading the business’s information security...

Zero Trust – It’s An Architectural State of Mind

What Is Zero Trust? The term ‘Zero Trust’ was first coined by John Kindervag in 2010, building off a concept put forward by David Lacey at the Jericho Forum, an international group founded in 2004 that worked to promote deperimeterization. Deperimeterization means to...

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...