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Forbes

Four Cyber Risk Trends to Watch in 2023 and How Businesses Can Mitigate Them

With cyber security becoming riskier, costlier and more complicated, Steve Durbin explores four key challenges to look out for in 2023.

published 11 - January - 2023
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Forbes

Six Steps to Better Counter Supply Chain Risks

As vendor risk emerges as a top security priority, Steve Durbin provides tips you can adopt today to better manage your supply chains.

published 19 - December - 2022
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CSO Online

Five Top Qualities You Need to Become a Next-Gen CISO

Steve offers actionable guidelines to building and maintaining the skills and relationships that can take security leaders to the next level.

published 19 - December - 2022
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Security Middle East

Threat Intelligence: Establishing a stream of trustworthy data

Dan Norman explores how you can create a steady stream of meaningful data that is actually relevant to your organisation.

published 05 - December - 2022
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Computer Weekly

Security Think Tank: To stop ransomware, preparation is the best medicine

Paul Watts details what you should be focussing on when thinking about business resiliency in the context of ransomware.

published 24 - November - 2022
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Spiceworks

How Cyber Threat Intelligence Provides Security and Value to Business

Steve Durbin offers his thoughts on how enterprises can make the most out of threat intelligence for smarter security.

published 23 - November - 2022
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Forbes

Best Practices to Help Strengthen Your Company's Security Culture

Human behaviour is one of the biggest challenges faced by security practitioners, leaders and cyber risk managers today.

published 13 - October - 2022
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Dark Reading

Seven Practical Considerations for Effective Threat Intelligence

A background to the current state of threat intelligence, and practical guidance for security teams at all stages of its implementation.

published 05 - October - 2022
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TechTarget

Solve ICS Security Issues with ICS and IT Team Convergence

Threat actors are predicted to weaponise industrial control systems in order to harm or kill humans by 2025 - how should you prepare?

published 29 - September - 2022
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PropertyCasualty360

The Threat of Deepfakes and Their Security Implications

Steve Durbin discusses the cyber best practices and security controls you should be implementing now to mitigate the threat of deepfakes.

published 07 - September - 2022
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Forbes

Securing Industrial Control Systems: The What, Why and How

Steve Durbin featured in Forbes to shed light on the best practices you should consider to better protect ICS environments.

published 30 - August - 2022
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World Economic Forum

How the Responsible Use of AI Can Create Safer Online Spaces

Steve Durbin offers recommendations for organisations to mitigate the potential risks and manage the ethical adoption of AI.

published 16 - August - 2022
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Forbes

Organisations Cannot Prosper Without Trust: Five ways to boost trust with cyber security

Steve Durbin offers advice on how you can prevent the dilution of enterprise value and trust in the eyes of your stakeholders.

published 04 - August - 2022
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CSO Online

Five Trends Making Cyber Security Threats Riskier and More Expensive

As risks increase with the world becoming more digital, regulated, and interconnected, Steve Durbin offers steps to reduce their impact.

published 27 - July - 2022
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Computer Weekly

Cyber Insurance: An effective use of your scant security budget?

Paul Watts questions whether cyber insurance is a must-have item, an expensive luxury, or the emperor’s new clothes.

published 21 - July - 2022
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Dark Reading

Three Cyber Threats Resulting from Today's Technology Choices to Hit Businesses by 2024

Steve Durbin features in Dark Reading to discuss three major cyber threats that could result from today's hasty technology decisions.

published 13 - July - 2022
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Computer Weekly

Security Think Tank:
Balanced approach can detangle supply chain complexity

Francesca Williamson shares insight on how you can detangle the complexities of the supply chain and create better security practices.

published 08 - July - 2022
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TechTarget

Three Threats Dirty Data Poses to the Enterprise

Steve Durbin discusses three dirty data cyber security concerns, and how organisations can protect themselves against these emerging threats.

published 06 - July - 2022
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Forbes

Ignoring Cyber Security Can Sour M&A Deals

Steve Durbin featured in Forbes to highlight key cyber security dimensions to consider when entering the merger and acquisition process.

published 05 - July - 2022
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World Economic Forum

Six Steps to Validate Cyber Incident Response Plans in Times of Conflict

Steve Durbin features in the World Economic Forum, offering considerations to consider when evaluating cyber incident response capabilities.

published 28 - June - 2022
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Supply Chain Brain

Five Ways to Secure the Supply Chain in Times of Conflict

Steve explains the five steps organisations can take to help mitigate potential threats against the supply chain and be better armed.

published 15 - June - 2022
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PropertyCasualty360

Three Unintended Consequences of Well-Intentioned Cyber Regulations

Steve explains how you can prepare against unintended consequences of cyber regulations, no matter how well-intentioned they might be.

published 10 - June - 2022
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Forbes

What's Zero Trust, and What's Driving Its Adoption?

Steve Durbin deconstructs Zero Trust; explaining how it works, what the common misconceptions are, and what to consider before implementation.

published 08 - June - 2022
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Security Magazine

7 Steps to Combat Cybersecurity Threats in Times of Instability

Steve Durbin outlines steps organisations and security teams can use to understand and prepare for potential threats in times of instability.

published 18 - May - 2022
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Forbes

How Cybersecurity Leaders Can Add Value to M&A Deals

Steve Durbin offers advice on the M&A process: how you can mitigate risk and highlight to leadership the value of information security.

published 10 - May - 2022
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Emerging Threats

World's Largest Cybersecurity Benchmarking Study Finds that Top Executives Believe their Organizations are Not Prepared for New Era of Risk

ThoughtLab's press release for their study, providing evidence-based insights into the most effective cybersecurity practices and investments.

published 10 - May - 2022
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Emerging Threats

Cyber Risks for the Emerging 5G Era

Steve Durbin expands upon the risks, not only to individuals and businesses, but also to nations as 5G technologies transform communications.

published 29 - April - 2022
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Risk

Five Proactive Steps CISOs Can Take During Times of Instability

Steve Durbin outlines how CISOs can shift from being reactive to proactive, improving the overall resilience of their organisation.

published 22 - April - 2022
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Risk

5 Levers Lawmakers Can Use to Tackle Cybercrime

Steve Durbin breaks down each element of the cybersecurity framework presented in the recently released report led by the ISF with CC-Driver.

published 11 - April - 2022
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Security Middle East

The Importance of Effective Cyber Risk Management

Dan Norman looks at what needs to be considered when evaluating the risks involved in an organisation’s security strategy.

published 07 - April - 2022
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Computer Weekly

Revised Scope of UK Security Strategy Reflects Digitised Society

The omission of the word ‘security’ from the title of the UK government’s new National Cyber Strategy is a telling one.

published 25 - March - 2022
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Forbes

Four Major Cyber Risks in an Era of Tech Dominance

Read as Steve explores the technological risks that may lead to crises in the next decade in his latest article for Forbes.

published 16 - March - 2022
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Computer Weekly

Security Think Tank: Good training is all about context

Emma Bickerstaffe explores what makes a good security training programme and questions buyers should ask when procuring training as a service.

published 04 - March - 2022
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Compliance

Positively Influencing Security Behaviour

Daniel Norman, ISF Senior Solutions Analyst, takes a closer look at 'Human-Centred Security' and how to achieve it.

published 23 - February - 2022
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Emerging Threats

How to Secure a Smart City

Dan Norman discusses the security challenges ahead with the continued shift to smart cities becoming an attractive target for cyber attackers.

published 07 - February - 2022
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Forbes

Confronting Pervasive Cyber Threats for 2022 and Beyond

Discussing key pervasive cyber threats for 2022, Steve Durbin's recent Forbes article presents a strong foundation for security teams.

published 24 - January - 2022
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Ransomware

The Six Best Practices to Prevent Ransomware Infection

Read Steve Durbin's latest article addressing the most common ransomware attack techniques whilst offering guidance on their prevention.

published 21 - January - 2022
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Security Magazine

10 Cognitive Biases that can Derail Cybersecurity Programs

Read Steve Durbin's latest article highlighting the impact of the unconscious mind upon cybersecurity vulnerabilities.

published 17 - January - 2022
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Technology

Is the IT Sector Beset by Fear-Mongering?

Paul Watts features in this Computer Weekly article aimed at helping security professionals lead with knowledge, rather than react with fear.

published 22 - December - 2021
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Computer Weekly

Security Think Tank: Reframing CISO-boardroom relations

Read Emma Bickerstaffe's latest article for Computer Weekly as she offers CISO's food-for-thought following the pandemic.

published 20 - December - 2021
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Other

"log4j 2" - a perfect way to ruin a security professional's weekend

By now Members will be very familiar with the concern around the 'log4j 2' remote code execution vulnerability; Apache's java-based logger library also known as 'Log4Shell'. This vulnerability is filed as CVE-2021-44228 in the NIST National Vulnerability Database.

published 16 - December - 2021
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Forbes

Zero Trust: Five Misconceptions Every Business Should Avoid

Cybercrime is a major threat to every industry and organization in the world. No wonder global entities are desperately seeking a silver bullet that can somehow neutralize cybersecurity threats.

published 06 - December - 2021
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Computer Weekly

Dissecting the true value of SASE is a challenge

As a relatively nascent technology that is getting a lot of publicity, dissecting the true…

published 01 - December - 2021
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Other

Maritime Cyber Security: A Global Challenge Tackled through Distinct Regional Approaches

Maritime cyber security is an emerging issue that requires immediate attention, according to the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Feedback received from global shipping professionals indicate that a common threat to the industry, such as cyber security, is dealt with differently among industry practitioners around the globe.

published 30 - November - 2021
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Ransomware

Why Does Ransomware Still Work?

Paul Watts, distinguished analyst, contributes to how ransomware has managed to retain its high profile in cybercrime for Computer Weekly.

published 30 - November - 2021
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WSJ

Federal Cybersecurity Directive Spotlights Aging Computer Systems

Chronis Kapalidis, Principal at the ISF featured in WSJ. Many of the cybersecurity gaps outlined…

published 09 - November - 2021
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Other

Is cyber insurance a worthwhile investment?

Here are five questions to help determine if your company needs cyber coverage. The cyber…

published 02 - November - 2021
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Forbes

Understanding And Responding To Ransomware Threats

To pay or not to pay? Notwithstanding the ethical and emerging federal legal liability issues…

published 27 - October - 2021
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Ransomware

Demystifying zero trust and how it helps with ransomware

Zero trust is a strategy organisations will need to look at implementing in the same…

published 15 - October - 2021
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Security Magazine

Prepare, respond, resume

Dan Norman, senior solutions analyst at the Information Security Forum, guides us through the key…

published 07 - October - 2021
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Technology

Embracing vulnerability management for the greater good

It is important to recognise that although setting out a policy and process for RD…

published 04 - October - 2021
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Other

The next wave of cyberattacks will have 5G to thank

Given the high stakes, security should be at the forefront of 5G rollout plans At…

published 04 - October - 2021
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Computer Weekly

Giant Group cyber attack prompts renewed calls for statutory regulation of umbrella companies

The speed of the outage and the protracted nature of the recovery bears all of…

published 01 - October - 2021
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Emerging Threats

Information Security Forum's Annual World Congress Live Broadcast

Industry experts, including Rachel Botsman, Brian Cox, Max McKeown, Steve Wozniak, to convene at global…

published 23 - September - 2021
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Forbes

Artificial Intelligence: The Future Of Cybersecurity?

The number of devices and associated challenges are far too many. IIoT devices possess limited…

published 23 - September - 2021
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Computer Weekly

A response to planned data protection changes

As the UK chases a Brexit dividend to open up non-EU markets to UK businesses…

published 07 - September - 2021
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Other

An Effective Supply Chain Starts With Security

For more advanced, sophisticated supply chains, it’s about continually going back over it to increase…

published 06 - September - 2021
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Other

The Pegasus Spyware Problem

Pegasus spyware, is this a real problem? Spyware is not a new problem and has…

published 01 - September - 2021
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Other

How criminals use artificial intelligence to fuel cyber-attacks

AI systems and can be entrenched by programmers or specific data sets. Unfortunately, if this…

published 01 - September - 2021
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Other

What CISOs need to know about Wi-Fi 6E

Until now, there were limitations on some of the heavier network related devices like virtual…

published 24 - August - 2021
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Other

What are the risks associated with personal, unsanctioned apps on corporate devices and why?

From a security perspective, what are the personal apps/app types that you think CISOs should…

published 24 - August - 2021
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Other

Commercial Shipping Is the Next Cybersecurity Challenge

there is a misbelief that ships are not vulnerable to cyber incidents, leading to an…

published 17 - August - 2021
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Forbes

Are 5G Networks Setting The Stage For A New Wave Of Cyberattacks?

...the sheer volume and velocity of 5G networks, combined with the complex infrastructure and heavy…

published 11 - August - 2021
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Security Magazine

The transport threat

Ransomware will proliferate over the coming years, with attackers locking individuals into, or out of,…

published 29 - July - 2021
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Other

Adapting InfoSec for Container Security

Containerization has effectively become the new normal for expediting app delivery and improvements; security concerns…

published 27 - July - 2021
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Other

NCSC head champions UK-Israeli cyber relationship amid spyware accusations

Organisations often have the best of intentions when creating some of these types of software,…

published 26 - July - 2021
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Computer Weekly

A return to the office is not a return to normal

Perhaps the biggest change that CISOs need to accept is that hybrid working is how…

published 20 - July - 2021
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DarkReading

The Trouble With Automated Cybersecurity Defenses

Speed and accuracy in identifying and responding to threats are the alluring promises of automated…

published 13 - July - 2021
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Forbes

Questions To Ask To Help You Prepare For A Cyberattack

Develop a holistic backup strategy that covers all systems and core infrastructure services. Steve Durbin,…

published 23 - June - 2021
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Security Magazine

Top 5 cybersecurity challenges in the hybrid office

The pandemic has caused a tectonic shift in how we live and work. Many companies…

published 18 - June - 2021
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Other

How a Security Architecture Can Keep Your Organization Upright Amid Future Upheaval

By Steve Durbin, Chief Executive of the ISF As organizations claw their way back from…

published 18 - June - 2021
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Computer Weekly

Time to accept printers will leak data

Though rarely discussed in a cyber context, the prevalence of connected printers and MFPs poses…

published 14 - June - 2021
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Other

Designing and Building a Security Architecture

Ultimately, a well-designed security architecture will enhance understanding, simplify decision-making, improve efficiency and contain costs.…

published 10 - June - 2021
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Security Magazine

Watch this space

Satellites support so much of our business infrastructure, but being in space doesn't make them…

published 02 - June - 2021
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Forbes

Ransomware Is Everywhere — Here’s What You Need To Consider

Steve Durbin is Chief Executive of Information Security Forum. He is a frequent speaker on the…

published 01 - June - 2021
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Other

What the FLoC? Everything you need to know about Google’s new ad tech that aims to replace third-party cookies

First party cookies are really useful. For instance, they mean you don’t have to log…

published 19 - May - 2021
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Computer Weekly

The case for vaccine passports: the real world versus the digital world

Distinguished Analyst Andy Jones and Senior Analyst Alex Jordan, both of the ISF, take opposing…

published 11 - May - 2021
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Forbes

Threat Horizon 2023: Four Evolving Threats That Should Be On Your Radar

The mass migration of people out of the workplace and into the home prompted a sharp rise in cybersecurity incidents.

published 30 - April - 2021
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Forbes

The Challenge Of Continuous Assurance For Supply Chains

Building resilience and agility into a supply chain to cope with fluctuations in demand and meet business goals is a major challenge.

published 19 - April - 2021
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DarkReading

6 Tips for Managing Operational Risk in a Downturn

By Steve Durbin, Chief Executive of the ISF Coping with heightened operational risk during a…

published 16 - April - 2021
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Security Magazine

How Cyber Security Criminals Exploit the 'Accidental Insider'

In the first of his regular new information security columns for Security Middle East, Daniel…

published 14 - April - 2021
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Array
Other

Eurasia Risks 2021 - Global Cyber Crisis

The first nation state to develop technologies such as AI, 5G, robotics and quantum computing…

published 12 - April - 2021
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Other

Eurasia Risks 2021 - Digital Totalitarianism

Highly connected ecosystems of digital devices will enable the harvest, repurpose and sale of sensitive…

published 12 - April - 2021
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Other

The new reality of a world online

Interview with Steve Durbin, Chief Executive of the ISF and The European  The combination of…

published 06 - April - 2021
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Forbes

How To Develop A Human-Centered Security Program

While many organizations have a security awareness training program in place, few trigger real behavior change or...

published 25 - March - 2021
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Other

How Retailers Can Tackle Supply Chain Data Risk

By Steve Durbin, Chief Executive of the ISF Make security a core consideration in procurement…

published 16 - March - 2021
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Forbes

Technology Is Just A Tool: Why People Are The Heart Of Everything We Do In Business

The idea that technology can solve all our problems is seductive. It seems like every product vendor claims to...

published 01 - March - 2021
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Computer Weekly

Security Think Tank: Towards a united state of security

By Jordon Kelly, Research Analyst at the ISF Of his new national security appointments, president…

published 17 - February - 2021
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Other

Three Steps to Securing Supply Chains Under Pressure

By Steve Durbin, Chief Executive of the ISF  You need to establish continuous monitoring across…

published 15 - February - 2021
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Forbes

Eight Cyber Challenges In An Uncertain World

With the pandemic precipitating a health crisis that continues to threaten the global economy and the real possibility of a...

published 10 - February - 2021
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Forbes

Six Ways A Good Leader Can Become A Great Leader

Many people can become good leaders. After all, you can learn how to communicate and how to be a better listener; you can...

published 09 - February - 2021
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InfoSecurity

Cybercrime to Scale New Heights in 2021: What Can You do About it?

By Steve Durbin, Chief Executive of the ISF With the pandemic precipitating a rapid acceleration…

published 08 - February - 2021
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SC Media

Words of advice for President Biden’s new CISO

By Steve Durbin, Chief Executive of the ISF Cybersecurity should sit at the core of…

published 04 - February - 2021
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Computer Weekly

Security Think Tank: Time to rethink stopgap solutions

By Paul Holland, Principle Research Analyst at the ISF Home working assumes a certain level…

published 26 - January - 2021
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SC Media

Look for GDPR fines to increase, extend beyond breaches

organizations should in particular note the extent of fines levied by regulators for infringements that…

published 25 - January - 2021
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Forbes

Five Threat Vectors Destined To Make Waves In 2021

By Steve Durbin, CEO of the Information Security Forum, and Forbes Business Council Member Building…

published 20 - January - 2021
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Other

New Year’s Resolutions for the Board in 2021

By Steve Durbin, CEO of the ISF Maturing your organization’s ability to detect intrusions quickly…

published 13 - January - 2021
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Other

AI’s Two Achilles’ Heels Keep Me Up at Night

All the social techniques cybercriminals currently employ could be improved immeasurably with the help of…

published 11 - January - 2021
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InfoSecurity

Where to Focus Security Resources Mid- and Post-Pandemic

By Steve Durbin, CEO of the ISF Business leaders will inevitably need to make difficult…

published 08 - January - 2021
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Other

Cybersecurity Must Be the Top Priority for the Board in 2021

By Steve Durbin, CEO of the ISF Leading the enterprise to a position of readiness,…

published 07 - January - 2021
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DarkReading

10 Benefits of Running Cybersecurity Exercises

By Steve Durbin, Managing Director of the ISF. There may be no better way to…

published 06 - January - 2021
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Other

2020 Work-for-Home Shift: What We Learned

One area that organizations need to deal with is the rise of the insider threat,…

published 05 - January - 2021
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SC Media

Privacy 2020: From Prepared to Alarmed, the Year the Rubber Hit the Road

With 2020 coming to a close, SC Media is delivering through a series of articles…

published 04 - January - 2021
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DICE

Cybersecurity in 2021: 5 Trends Security Pros Need to Know

The insider threat is one of the greatest drivers of security risks that organizations face…

published 21 - December - 2020
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Other

ISF Proposal for “Human-Centered Security” Focuses Security Awareness on People’s Interactions With Technology

How can security keep pace with a cyber threat landscape that rapidly becomes more sophisticated…

published 18 - December - 2020
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BetaNews

Practical tips and advice for personal IoT security

By Daniel Norman, Senior Solutions Analyst at the ISF A large portion of IoT-related breaches…

published 18 - December - 2020
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Security Magazine

Top Global Security Threats Organizations Will Face in 2021

Attackers will continue to be presented with the tools and opportunities to target and exploit…

published 17 - December - 2020
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SC Media

Ransomware attacks target backup systems, compromising the company ‘insurance policy’

The success of ransomware is reliant on whether or not the target organization has patched…

published 16 - December - 2020
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Forbes

Eight Steps To Building A Human-Centered Security Culture

By Steve Durbin, Managing Director, Information Security Forum, and Forbes Business Council Member Ransomware, phishing,…

published 15 - December - 2020
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Threatpost

Conti Gang Hits IoT Chipmaker Advantech with $14M Ransom Demand

Payment of a ransom is also a contentious discussion – in many cases the ransom…

published 11 - December - 2020
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Security Magazine

New Information Security Forum Research Explores Human-Centered Security

Technology and processes should complement behavior, not add friction and impede productivity... Steve Durbin, Managing…

published 07 - December - 2020
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SC Media

Websites Requiring Security Software Downloads Opened Door to Supply Chain Attack

I, for one, am wary if a website asks me, unprompted, to download anything. It…

published 07 - December - 2020
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Security Magazine

CISA Warns Public About Online Holiday Shopping Scams

Also, beware of email “offers” from companies you don’t recognize and even those that you…

published 04 - December - 2020
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Threatpost

Changing Employee Security Behavior Takes More Than Simple Awareness

A human-centered security program helps organizations to understand their people and carefully craft initiatives that…

published 03 - December - 2020
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DarkReading

Why Security Awareness Training Should Be Backed by Security by Design

As a starting point, an individual will always choose to be productive in their current…

published 02 - December - 2020
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Other

Information Security Forum Research Dives Into the Need for Human-Centered Security

A typical strategy should aim to reduce the number of security incidents and improve the…

published 01 - December - 2020
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BetaNews

Human-Centred Approach is Key to Better Security

Errors and acts of negligence can cause significant financial and reputational damage to an organization,…

published 27 - November - 2020
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InfoSecurity

Organizations Should Use Psychology to Promote Secure Behavior Among Staff

Errors and acts of negligence can cause significant financial and reputational damage to an organization...…

published 27 - November - 2020
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Other

Qbot Banking Trojan Now Deploying Egregor Ransomware

Organizations should have an incident response or crisis management plan for ransomware events, knowing who…

published 26 - November - 2020
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Other

Cybersecurity Workforce Study Needs to be Taken with a Pinch of Salt

Apprenticeships, on the job learning, backed up with support training packages are the way to…

published 25 - November - 2020
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DICE

Remote Work in 2021: Cybersecurity Grows in Importance

The global COVID-19 pandemic has forced digital change on organizations at high speed and certainly…

published 23 - November - 2020
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Threatpost

Apple to Deliver ‘Privacy Labels’ for Apps, Revealing Data-Sharing Details

Just as consumers now automatically accept cookies and agree to privacy policies, they may also…

published 20 - November - 2020
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Security Magazine

CISA: Ransomware Activity Targeting the Healthcare and Public Health Sector

Privacy should also be a high priority for anyone handling sensitive information, considering the shift…

published 19 - November - 2020
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Other

Imminent Cyberthreat Could Disrupt Hundreds of US Healthcare Systems

Basic cyber hygiene standards need to be met, covering patching and updates, network segmentation, network…

published 16 - November - 2020
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DarkReading

6 Cybersecurity Lessons From 2020

The [pandemic] accelerated and concentrated forces, such as the move to remote working and adoption…

published 16 - November - 2020
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Other

Skills Shortage Rains on Cloud Advances

Cross training within an organization is a good method of closing the skills gap by…

published 16 - November - 2020
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Other

FBI: Hospitals and Healthcare Providers Face Imminent Ransomware Threat

The healthcare services have an outdated approach to security awareness, education, and training... Daniel Norman,…

published 11 - November - 2020
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DICE

What Skills Will Cybersecurity Leaders Want in 2021?

All infosec teams have been under huge pressure lately and good CISOs acknowledge that and…

published 10 - November - 2020
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InfoSecurity

Trust in Remote Working Tools Declines as Need for Security Increases

...overdependency on untested technologies, new vulnerabilities in systems, poorly constructed policies and a lack of…

published 06 - November - 2020
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Forbes

Three Common Digital Transformation Challenges — And How To Overcome Them

By Steve Durbin, Managing Director of the ISF and Forbes Business Council Member Once expectations are…

published 05 - November - 2020
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Other

Why ransomware has become such a huge problem for businesses

Anyone with access to the Dark Web can buy readily available ransomware kits for less than $100.…

published 04 - November - 2020
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Security Magazine

Carnival ransomware attack affected three brands

Creating a cyber-savvy workforce that takes information security seriously, while nurturing a culture of trust,…

published 03 - November - 2020
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Other

What Can Businesses Learn from the Cyber Security Challenges of Coronavirus

As we come out of lockdown and start to negotiate the economic fallout it has…

published 02 - November - 2020
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Other

Norway Alleges Russia Orchestrated Parliament Email Hack

The attacking state will build user profiles, understand patterns of behavior and then they will…

published 30 - October - 2020
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Other

Why Organizations Should Be Wary of the Security Risks Posed by Augmented Reality

By Steve Durbin, Managing Director of the ISF AR promises much, but organizations will soon…

published 29 - October - 2020
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Other

ISF Supports Cyber and Compliance Challenges with Launch of Aligned Tools Suite 2020

We live in an uncertain world where budgets and resources are tight, yet the need…

published 28 - October - 2020
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InfoSecurity

#NCSAM: How Can Consumers Boost the Security of IoT Devices?

...individuals should proactively try and seek out vulnerability forums online and regularly assess whether exploits…

published 27 - October - 2020
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DICE

Cybersecurity, Cloud Skills: Key to Companies’ Digital Transformation

Increasingly, lockdown has driven us all online and the training industry has been somewhat slow…

published 26 - October - 2020
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Other

How the Enterprise Can Shut Down Cyber Criminals and Protect a Remote Staff

Non-security incidents can have a substantial knock-on effect within the information security spectrum Steve Durbin,…

published 22 - October - 2020
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BetaNews

How to Enhance Security Education, Training and Awareness for Employees

By Daniel Norman, Senior Solutions Analyst at the Information Security Forum. Frequently delivering micro-content, using…

published 21 - October - 2020
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Security Magazine

65% of leaders say that security awareness training is not a top priority

The best security policies are under constant review and take into account ongoing feedback. Archaic…

published 19 - October - 2020
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Other

Research Reveals Gaps in Cybersecurity Training Initiatives Within Remote Workforce

By helping staff understand how vulnerabilities can lead to poor decision making and errors, organizations…

published 19 - October - 2020
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Security Magazine

Six core characteristics that next-generation CISO’s exhibit

Being a next-generation CISO is an extremely rewarding position that allows an individual to become…

published 16 - October - 2020
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Security Magazine

UHS Hospitals hit by Ryuk ransomware, forced to shut down systems

Attackers will once again turn their attention to disrupting the health service by targeting poorly…

published 15 - October - 2020
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Other

Cyber Experts Weigh-In: Universal Health Services Hospital System Ransomware Attack

This is an exciting time for the healthcare industry but it is also dangerous. As…

published 14 - October - 2020
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Forbes

How Criminals Use Artificial Intelligence To Fuel Cyber Attacks

By Steve Durbin, Managing Director of the Information Security Forum, and Forbes Business Council Member…

published 14 - October - 2020
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InfoSecurity

Research: Cloud Skills and Solutions Are in Short Supply

Shortages in skills and capabilities are being revealed as major security incidents damage organizational performance…

published 13 - October - 2020
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InfoSecurity

Suspected Ransomware Takes Out Major US Healthcare Provider

Privacy should also be a high priority for anyone handling sensitive information, considering the shift…

published 12 - October - 2020
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Threatpost

Ring’s Flying In-Home Camera Drone Escalates Privacy Worries

 Smart home devices, such as Ring, collect an inordinate amount of sensitive personal data in…

published 08 - October - 2020
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Other

Insider vs. Outsider Data Security Threats: What’s the Greater Risk?

As data breaches increase, many will be the result of Insider threats. In fact, the…

published 06 - October - 2020
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Threatpost

Georgia Election Data Hit in Ransomware Attack

Typically, the success of ransomware is reliant on whether or not the target organization has…

published 03 - October - 2020
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InfoSecurity

ISF Outlines the Key Skillsets of Modern CISOs

As digital transformation drives organizations to become more agile and responsive, the CISO faces demands…

published 02 - October - 2020
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Other

Cuts to Digital Security Spending Right Now Would Be a Big Mistake

By Steve Durbin, Managing Director, Information Security Forum As we head into Cybersecurity Awareness Month…

published 01 - October - 2020
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BetaNews

What does it take to be a next generation CISO?

Becoming a next-generation CISO requires an individual to embrace and master new skills and disciplines,…

published 30 - September - 2020
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Forbes

Six Skills CISOs Should Pursue To Elevate Their Role

By Steve Durbin, Managing Director, Information Security Forum, and Forbes Business Council Member A rapid…

published 29 - September - 2020
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Computer Weekly

Security Think Tank: Beware security blind spots at the edge

That datacentre security is a complex subject is not in doubt and, given the trend…

published 21 - September - 2020
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Other

Threats from the digital world lead to greater cyber security concerns

Organizations will have to adapt quickly to survive when digital and physical worlds collide. By…

published 21 - September - 2020
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Security Magazine

Tesla and FBI thwart $1 million Russian Ransomware hack

“Ransomware is one of the most prevalent threats to an organization’s information and is more…

published 02 - September - 2020
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DICE

Why the Cybersecurity Skills Gap Continues to Widen

“In today’s COVID-19 reality, to rectify the continued cyber skills shortage, organizations are being encouraged…

published 25 - August - 2020
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Other

Ransomware Attack Hits Carnival Cruise Corporation: What We Know

"Ransomware attackers are not interested in stealing assets and using them to cause damage, but…

published 20 - August - 2020
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Forbes

5G Brings Benefits, But Also Heralds Fresh Security Threats

By Steve Durbin, Managing Director, ISF and Forbes Business Council Member The continuing rollout of…

published 19 - August - 2020
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DICE

Your Work-From-Home Future: Now’s the Time to Think About Security

“Employees subject to new working arrangements may well react maliciously due to limited hours, lowered compensation,…

published 18 - August - 2020
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Threatpost

Cybersecurity Skills Gap Worsens, Fueled by Lack of Career Development

“Increasingly, lockdown has driven us all online and the training industry has been somewhat slow…

published 17 - August - 2020
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DarkReading

Why Data Ethics Is a Growing CISO Priority

With data collection growing, and increased concern about how it is handled, a synergy between…

published 11 - August - 2020
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DarkReading

The Future's Biggest Cybercrime Threat May Already Be Here

By Steve Durbin, Managing Director, ISF Current attacks will continue to be refined, and what…

published 04 - August - 2020
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Forbes

How To Prepare Your Business As Worldwide Recession Looms

By Steve Durbin, Managing Director, ISF and Forbes Business Council Member The business world is…

published 27 - July - 2020
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Other

The Internet Of Forgotten Things Will Leave A Dangerous Legacy

By Steve Durbin, Managing Director, ISF The Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure will soon become…

published 24 - July - 2020
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DarkReading

Quantifying Cyber Risk: Why You Must & Where to Start

"The challenge for security is to be able to translate security metrics into a form…

published 22 - July - 2020
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Computer Weekly

Security Think Tank: Balancing human oversight with AI autonomy

Artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques are said to hold great promise in security, enabling…

published 22 - July - 2020
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Other

On the Cybersecurity Horizon: Digital and Physical Worlds Set to Collide

By Steve Durbin, Managing Director, ISF The digital and physical worlds are on an irreversible…

published 21 - July - 2020
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SC Media

EU court kills Privacy Shield, wreaks havoc on digital economy

Schrems II “Was always going to be a major test for the Privacy Shield,”  Steve…

published 17 - July - 2020
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Security Magazine

Deepfakes will tell true lies