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Cyber Activity News in the Finance Sector

Posted by Amy Tuck on Feb 16, 2018 4:37:25 PM

The cyber industry is fast-paced, and sometimes it can be hard to keep up. However it's important that you are up to date on the latest news and cyber events, as it can give you a better understanding of the environment and the tools you need to detect and respond to cyber attacks. In our recent Perception report we took a look at all the recent news within the Finance Services, which included the top risks for the finance industry, the latest on Bitcoin and security flaws with some of the biggest UK banks. 

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What makes a good SOC?

Posted by Amy Tuck on Feb 14, 2018 3:00:00 PM

Many organizations are now going much further than just implementing the basic monitoring and detection capabilities. The ever-changing world of cyber security means that you need to be able to detect and respond to threat actors as near to real time as possible. We’re going to take a look at what makes a good Security Operations Center and what you can do to implement it.

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The Singaporean Cyber Security Bill – A game changer  for the global information security industry?

Posted by Rowland Johnson on Feb 12, 2018 3:08:21 PM

A cyber security government bill with unprecedented teeth?

The Singaporean Government have released a Cyber Security Bill that is signifying a step in change in the level of control and rigor being mandated from a legal and political perspective.

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Phishing scams and how they can affect your business.

Posted by Cory Stone on Feb 9, 2018 9:40:33 AM

Nettitude consultant, Cory Stone, looks into phishing scams and how they can affect your business.

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7 Risk Assessments for PCI DSS

Posted by Peter O'Sullivan on Feb 8, 2018 5:04:17 PM

Risk Assessment is a core feature of most modern security considerations, including the PCI DSS.  Featuring as Requirement 12.2, it splits into two parts:

  1. There is a documented process resulting in a formal, documented analysis of risk.
  2. The process is performed at least annually (or upon significant change)

Unlike other areas of the PCI DSS which are very prescriptive, this requirement on first reading doesn't really show much relationship to the rest of the PCI DSS, but don't be fooled.

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Perception Report; Financial Services Cyber Threat Briefing

Posted by Amy Tuck on Feb 5, 2018 2:22:23 PM

The latest edition of our Perception report series is here, and it's packed full of information on the latest cyber threats, blockchain and advice about GDPR. It's free to download, and is a handy guide for those working in the finance sector. Here is a short summary of what you can expect to find in the report. 

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PCI-DSS v3.2 is changing, are you ready?

Posted by Amy Tuck on Jan 26, 2018 2:24:55 PM

Being PCI compliant is an integral part of running a business when you deal, in any way, with credit card information. Nettitude audit and assess both service providers and merchants, and we help them maintain compliance year to year. PCI-DSS v3.2 is changing, here is what you need to know.

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Why you need to train your team in 2018

Posted by Amy Tuck on Jan 10, 2018 10:17:16 AM

Many organizations have started to change the way they think and act about the topic of cyber security. They are now realizing that it's not about if they'll suffer a cyber breach, but when it will happen. This change in attitude towards cyber crime and the affect it can have means companies are being much more proactive, and making steps towards securing their financial and personal data. Here at Nettitude we look at the whole picture, and we educate organizations to not only look at implementing the latest technology but also the people and processes within the business. Here's a look at how the people and processes can help keep your business safe in 2018.

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A quick guide to the Nettitude Security Operations Center

Posted by Ben Densham on Jan 5, 2018 11:59:24 AM

Take a guess at how many days it takes the average company to detect a cyber breach? Would you believe that it sits around the 214 day mark? That’s over 7 months where your data, your assets are at the hands of cyber criminals. Not to mention, once that attack has been spotted it can take a considerable amount of further days for that breach to be contained. By that point your business could have suffered irreparable damage, both from financial and personal data loss. 

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5 cyber security events that changed the industry in 2017

Posted by Rowland Johnson on Dec 22, 2017 9:51:09 AM

It's safe to say that 2017 has been an eventful year in the cyber security industry.  As well as a steadily growing number of breaches across a multitude of organizations and industries, there have been some pivotal moments that have had a significant impact on the cyber security industry as a whole. We've looked back over the last 12 months and have chosen the top 5 events that have shaped the industry.

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