This morning I was looking around for some inspiration for a self assessment security questionnaire and of course the PCI-DSS came top of my Google search list. It was even more interesting to see that ‘Public Facing’ is referred to in this document (below) as ‘Pubic Facing’ and even more hilarious that its under the ‘sensitive area’ heading……..not too sure I’m qualified to test for that?? Childish humor aside it brightened up my dull Monday morning!
Email Security: Do people get fooled by these emails?
It’s pretty clear that the global financial situation is on the up turn but this trend report further demonstrates how resilient the security sector is and the progress made in the last 12 months. As security risks alter on an almost weekly basis and large FTSE 100 companies are targeted by hackers there has never been a better time to be involved in this exciting industry. All is all this is a good news story and well worth a read! Paul
Beefed-up counter-terrorism tactics are being introduced in the City of London two decades after a “ring of steel” was put in place around the Square Mile. City of London Police have ca…
Security Predictions for 2014 - There are some major events planned for 2014 including the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia (Volgograd has had some recent terrorist incidents), the World Cup in Brazil in July (what more can I say), the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in July/August, the Scottish Independence Referendum in September and in December the scheduled withdraw UK of troops from Afghanistan.
So how many times have we heard these immortal words…..’we have no budget’. For most security managers we hear this fairly often and its just a way of business, and no matter how frustrating its just a fact of life. However in the majority of cases it wouldn’t result in the loss of life, but the recent shootings in the Washington D.C Navy Yards did……12 people dead and 8 more injured.
Staff security awareness - A short film aimed at all staff working across the national infrastructure explaining the importance of following security procedures and how everyday measures – all based on best practice advice provided by CPNI – can help reduce vulnerabilities in organisations.