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The Ultimate Guide To Cyber Security Risk Assessments

Posted by Ben Rothke on Aug 14, 2018 5:43:32 PM

The world loves assessments. Be it the endless Top 10 lists on Facebook, from the Forbes 500 to the FT 1000 and more. Smaller assessments include a person’s annual physical, car inspections, report cards from school, and more. In the world of information security, a risk assessment is an invaluable method for a firm to determine their information security posture. There is a lot at stake when a firm performs a cyber security risk assessment, so it’s imperative that it be done right.

Want to learn how to do it right? Keep reading.



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Topics: Cyber Security, risk assessment

Why risk management should underpin a cyber security strategy

Posted by Rowland Johnson on Jun 13, 2018 4:15:30 PM

In March 2018, Lloyd’s Register (LR) acquired cyber security specialists Nettitude. 

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A red teaming approach to PCI-DSS

Posted by Stuart Wright on May 15, 2018 11:52:34 AM

If your organisation is compliant with PCI DSS, chances are you’re conducting penetration tests on an annual basis. This “ticks the box” from a PCI perspective, and your QSA will have no problems marking you as compliant – but is a box ticking penetration test really enough?

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7 Considerations of Cyber Insurance Coverage

Posted by Peter O'Sullivan on May 4, 2018 11:15:00 AM

We live our lives hoping that we will never need to make claims on our insurance policies.  Whether that is home, motor, life or phone, making a claim generally means something isn't how it should be.  Ultimately, a policy is there to protect something of value to us, and as the world in which we lives changes, the information you have and the systems you run your businesses on are valuable assets too - so is now the time to think about cyber insurance?

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5 Pitfalls around PCI DSS Service Providers

Posted by Peter O'Sullivan on May 2, 2018 1:50:43 PM

Outsourcing PCI DSS controls to third parties can hugely support a merchant (or service provider) PCI DSS compliance program and can be a great thing if you want to leverage any SAQ reduction criteria, meaning you have less controls to complete yourself so less costs and less complexity; always a good thing, BUT you must have a handle on service providers if you want to take this route.

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Ransomware - What to do if your device is infected

Posted by Amy Tuck on Apr 26, 2018 11:12:42 AM

We recently looked at what to do to avoid becoming a victim of ransomware. But sometimes, even if your employees are trained to the highest standard and you have the right technology installed, ransomware can still slip into the network. It's important to know what to do if you suspect you've fallen victim to a ransomware attack on both an individual and organizational level. 

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Ransomware - How to avoid becoming a victim

Posted by Amy Tuck on Apr 24, 2018 11:44:22 AM

The 2018 RSA Conference took place in San Francisco last week and Nettitude's Senior Consultant, Ben Rothke traveled there to deliver a presentation on ransomware. He discussed both how not to become a victim, and what enterprises should do if they do become one. Here is a recap of what Ben discussed.

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Future proofing the development of cryptocurrency

Posted by Nettitude on Apr 19, 2018 2:16:12 PM

The blockchain, although developed for and most commonly known as a financial instrument within cryptocurrencies, is gaining an increasing foothold as a useful technology in many industries. It is being applied to many applications and held up to solve some interesting problem areas.

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PCI DSS Service Providers beware – are you ready for 1st May 2018?

Posted by Peter O'Sullivan on Apr 9, 2018 3:47:59 PM

There’s a critical date approaching in the PCI DSS calendar. Some of you may be wondering “what date could possibly be that important?”

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What to expect at the RSA Conference

Posted by Ben Rothke on Apr 4, 2018 11:02:35 AM

Find out what Nettitude will be doing at the RSA Conference from consultant, Ben Rothke. 

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