54% of organisations miss out on many of the benefits of ISO 22301

Business continuity is essential to any organisation’s cyber security practices, and those adopting its principles should follow the requirements of ISO 22301, the international standard that describes best practice for a business continuity management system (BCMS). The 2018 Horizon Scan Report found that 70% of respondents now use the Standard, which suggests that organisations are beginning to … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]