NIS Directive – The NCSC Cyber Assessment Framework

What is the NIS Directive? The Networks and Information Systems (NIS) Directive is the first piece of EU-wide legislation on cyber security. The purpose of the legislation is to ensure a universal standard of security across all European member states. It is a vital...

Hook, Line and Sinker: Protecting Your Business from Email Phishing

A Not So Perfect Catch At CyberUK 2019, phishing was identified as one of the major threats facing the UK in 2019. Phishing is an act of cybercrime in which users are tricked into providing sensitive data. This includes personal data such as passwords, bank account...

Using the Toyota Approach to Building Trustworthy Products

Toyota has gained a reputation worldwide for consistently producing high-quality vehicles. This reputation has been built through a dedicated approach to quality control and assurance. Toyota’s founder, Sakichi Toyoda, once said: “a product should never be sold until...

What Is A Security Audit?

Implementing effective cyber security involves a lot more than just applying the latest technology. You need to enact appropriate supporting policies/processes and ensure your staff are effectively trained  to follow them. These factors taken together are what is...

Cyber Essentials – Where To Begin?

What Is Cyber Essentials? Cyber Essentials is a government-backed scheme, operated by the National Cyber Security Centre. The scheme highlights the baseline of good security practice and helps to teach businesses how to protect themselves from online threats. There...