Vulnerability Management: Weathering The Storm

Vulnerability Management: Weathering The Storm

Introduction The recent storms have reminded me of the value of having an effective vulnerability and remediation program. Following a weekend trip to London, I woke up this morning to discover the storm damage that was caused to the roof of my new build home (Summer...
Operational Resilience: Responding to a Blow Out

Operational Resilience: Responding to a Blow Out

Introduction I frequently observe organizations that underestimate the value of embedding Operational Resilience into normal business operations and either completely neglect this or only limit this to information security. However, the impact of a significant event...
The Brick ‘n’ Mortar of PCI DSS Compliance

The Brick ‘n’ Mortar of PCI DSS Compliance

Introduction Following a weekend break, I was visiting a long-established award-winning English brasserie with plenty of its own history, characteristic of Stratford-upon-Avon and Shakespeare’s country when I happened to get into a conversation with a fellow...
A Ransomware Risk Balance Case

A Ransomware Risk Balance Case

Introduction Okay, we are seeing a significant increase in the number of successful ransomware attacks and it would appear that organizations are struggling to keep themselves operational and profitable, whilst managing to reduce the risk of becoming the next victim...