How would you like a Free IT Risk Assessment? Because you are a small business owner, your time is precious. It can be hard to find the time to keep up with the newest trends in computers and technology. Your days are filled with attending to your clients needs, balancing accounts and herding employees. Evenings […]
Why is the NIS2 directive so important? The NIS2 directive has recently been released with updated standard for cybersecurity. It is a European Union initiative to raise cybersecurity standards. This is timely as recent high-profile incidents have brought cybersecurity sharply into focus for regulators. International and local authorities are changing how organisations approach cybersecurity. One […]
IT Chief Information Security Officer, CISO discussion with a board, what issues matter to them and how to engage them.
Information Technology is a core business operation, it is now essential to most business operations. Technical staff – IT Mangers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Information System Officers now are being engaged by senior management and the board. Working at this level, board members are from all backgrounds and experiences, and you may be lucky to […]
It is only by focusing on risk with, through and by your people, that you are going to truly solve your organisational risk exposure and drive transformational change.
Action Item Checklist Function Summary Description User Name and Password Protection Strictly enforce robust password security as per NIST Standards that include Upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols Minimum of 8 characters, avoiding common words and dates Password not used for any other log in’s Changing passwords regularly – 3 months Using 2 […]
All industries are affected by the threat from a Cyber-attack. These threats and the impact of an incident is increasing each year. There are many organisations that monitor the threat impact and a few that give frameworks for all of us to work towards. NIST, National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST, based in USA. […]
We all work with in challenging environments and the credit union sector operates in a complex and demanding regulatory environment. IT is a core enabler of business processes. With the credit union sector there is the regulatory oversight required by the Central Bank into their operations including IT. With these requirements, an oversight function is […]