Introducing the new chair of the HBRF

The Humber Business Resilience Forum is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Withers from Agenda Screening Services as the new Chair of the Humber Business Resilience Forum.  Chris is the Head of IT and Compliance at Agenda Screening Services and is an ISACA...

Cyber Attack – Are you prepared?

The Humber Business Resilience Forum ran an excellent ‘Are you prepared for a Cyber Attack’ event today. Led by Detective Sergeant Steven Dennison from the Cybercrime Investigation Team, Humberside Police, he was joined by one of the UKs top data security consultants,...

Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) 2018

For the fifth year in a row, Europol has produced the Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA). The aim of this Assessment is to provide a comprehensive overview of the current, as well as anticipated future threats and trends of crimes conducted and/or...

Countering Cyber Threat

If anyone still harboured doubts aboutthe severity of the threat, the events of the past year should have dispelled them. From the WannaCry ransomware attack to the hacking of one of the world’s largest credit agencies, 2017 produced numerous reminders that operating...

Cyber-attacks and how to develop a successful cyber strategy.

Large amounts of personal data are stored and transmitted across IT systems and there is increasing awareness of how this data is both used and misused, particularly in the light of recently large scale data breaches, such as the recent cyber-attack on the NHS IT...

Board Level Information Security Event Success

This thought provoking event focused on how directors must take the lead and responsibility for information security within their organisation, it was clear that it is not just an IT issue but a wider ranging leadership, strategic and hearts and minds issue to develop...