How is panic-buying toilet paper similar to bad practices in information security? Joseph MacMillan draws comparisons between some of the initial reactions to the Covid-19 pandemic and the everyday life of infosec professionals, and offers his advice on how we can learn from the crisis.
What has a two-month long state of high alert meant for organisations’ approach to crisis management? And what learning points can they take away from the situation and apply in the future? We asked some of Denmark’s leading CISOs about their reflections on crisis management, contingency planning (...)
Cyber security has been something of a hot topic during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, it’s received widespread attention in the media, most of which has focused on the increased phishing threat from opportunistic cyber criminals. We have spoken to some of Denmark’s leading CISOs about how they are (...)
“The go-to person for tasks and requests that don’t fall under a specific process” - that’s how Raluca Gherman describes her job as Director of Operations in FortConsult – or as she calls it, ‘Ensurer of Smoothness’.
The work life of a project manager is everything but routine, according to Zinovia Manousaki. Zinovia, or Zina in everyday speech, is one of the everyday heroes, who makes sure that projects run smoothly while keeping all stakeholders happy.
We had a chat with Eckhard Bogner, NCC Group's Regional Sales Manager in Germany, about making an actual difference for the safety of his clients and about networking with a purpose, as part of our "We are NCC Group" series.
An exciting new professional opportunity, productivity with a purpose and a new perspective on life are just a few things that characterise Ana Costeira Araújo’s move from Lisbon, Portugal to Copenhagen, Denmark.
January is a time for reflection, which most companies try to tap into by spamming you with predictions for the upcoming year, New Year’s resolutions and new solutions to old problems. My marketing department have convinced me to jump on the bandwagon, however, I would rather like to use this space (...)
Almost on a daily basis we read about cyber attacks that result in lost revenue and clean-up and remediation costs that are in the double or even triple digits. If critical information is lost to adversaries, then business loss is already well underway. Therefore, it is essential that organisations (...)
Insider threats have always existed, but accessibility and the value increase of data have made it easier and more attractive to commit fraud for those who have a swinging moral compass. Philippe Roy has some advice on how to address insider fraud.
Is the cyber security threat landscape based on fact or fiction? It’s just one question we posed to our own security experts Tim Anderson and Graham McElroy as we chatted to them to find out more about their thoughts on how organisations can reduce their cyber risk.
Considering security holistically in the development of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), will protect customer data in Open Banking and make the task less complex. Creating the future’s innovative bank is about embracing the possibilities of Open Banking instead of its limitations.
The basis for mandating financial institutions to carry out a TIBER test, is to ensure that an entire nation does not come to a standstill if one of its largest banks suffers a severe cyber attack. As this is the logic behind the initiative, then why shouldn’t other critical sectors be inspired by (...)
Financial institutions in Denmark are regulated by TIBER-DK, which is a Red Team test framework, established with the aim of strengthening cyber security in the sector. A TIBER test is a long and resource-consuming process that requires months of preparation and planning for even the most security- (...)
“We′ve worked with FortConsult for several years and benefited enormously from the fact that they′re good at quickly getting to grips with very technical problems. They′ve helped us with a number of consultancy tasks such as wireless security and defence against virus and worm attack. In every case the consultancy services provided have been extremely useful and, on a personal level, I greatly appreciate working with Ulf Munkedal.”