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Six cyber security concerns from European cyber security professionals

The 2017 Black Hat Europe Attendee Survey reveals cyber security professionals’ concerns about the current European cyber security environment. These concerns highlight why the introduction of the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (NIS Directive) in May 2018 is so vital to protecting the EU’s infrastructures from security breaches. Source: The 2017 Black Hat Europe Attendee … [Read more...]

Business continuity: Why organisations should plan for the worst

Targeted attacks by skilled and persistent cyber criminals are now a business reality, so organisations need to have an effective business continuity plan in place to ensure their survival. Growing concern about cyber attacks In September 2017 the European Commission reported that 80% of European organisations suffered at least one cyber security incident and the economic impact of cyber crime has … [Read more...]

Finland adjusts its information security plans to prepare for compliance with the NIS Directive

On 19 December, the Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communication submitted a proposal to parliament laying out amendments to the nation’s current cyber security legislation that may be necessary in order to comply with the upcoming EU Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (NIS Directive). The NIS Directive – what is expected? The NIS Directive will be transposed into law by … [Read more...]