Network and Information Systems (NIS) Directive

Share This: The NIS Directive seeks to achieve a high common level of security of network and information systems throughout the EU by taking a three pronged approach: – increased EU co-operation – improved cyber security capabilities at a national level; – risk management and reporting obligations for qualifying organisations Scope The NIS is applicable to […]

Follow on to the NHS WannaCry Ransomware infection in 2017 the Report

Share This: Findings from the Comptroller and Auditor General from the NHS wannaCry Ransomware infection in 2017 Some interesting points “On Friday 12 May 2017 a global ransomware attack, known as WannaCry, affected more than 200,000 computers in at least 100 countries. In the UK, the attack particularly affected the NHS, although it was not […]

Delivering a number of CCISO Programs over the next few weeks

Share This: I dont normally publish course details here and I have been a bit too busy unfortunately for writing informational posts, this together with the enquiries I have been getting recently for CISO programs I thought this would be good to do….. so here it is   I have a busy couple of weeks […]

WannaCry Ransomware

Share This: WannaCry ransomware — also known as WCry, Wana Decrypt0r, WannaCrypt, and WanaCrypt0r! With the ongoing attack which started last week and after receiving several calls and mails over the weekend for some advice on how best to protect against ransomware, I thought I would put together some advice. Backup With any form of […]


Share This: As social engineering attacks continue to grow in frequency and sophistication with the increased use of technology and through all of the communication channels we use today. Organisations must look at employee training and education as the first line of defence in order to mitigate such attacks. This article serves to explain some […]

2016 Cyber Threat Report

Share This: 2016 Cyber Threat Summary ENISA has just released their 2016 Threat Landscape report illustrating the top cyber threats encountered in 2016. This report can be found at The report identifies the main threats with Malware again topping the list of threats Malware has been top of all cyber threat reports for several years, […]