articles: Cyber security

Charity Trustees - It’s a man’s world

During Trustees’ Week the important work that Charity Trustees do has, once again, come under the spotlight. New research – commissioned by the Office for Civil Society and the Charity Commission, and led by Cass Business School and the Cranfield Trust – found that charities need to do more to promote diversity on their Boards to reflect the communities they serve.

Cyber security development in fintech

The convergence of technologies such as the internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, big data and data analytics has played a significant role in the adoption and evolution of several fintech applications. However, with the adoption of new technology comes the risk of those applications becoming a primary source of weakness and point of entry for cyber-attacks.
 

Hacking – get to know your enemy

As the world moves closer to a unified digital solution for industries such as banking, social media and news, more and more personal and private data is being generated. In fact, 90% of the world’s data has been created within the last two years. Every new day produces 2.5 quintillion bytes of data – equivalent to 10 million blue-rays.  The vast majority of this data is meaningless, but hidden within it lie highly confidential files containing trade secrets and financial records.
 

New Code of Practice: Cyber Security for Ports and Port Systems

On Wednesday 17 August, the UK Government issued cyber security guidance for ports.

The Code of Practice was commissioned by Department for Transport and developed by the Institute of Engineering & Technology and outlines cyber security requirements at ports and port facilities. The Code of Practice should be used as part of an organisation's overall risk management system, to ensure that the cyber security of port systems is managed both cost effectively and as part of mainstream business.