On 27 September, Deloitte held our annual Women in Cyber (WiC) event to discuss how companies can promote diversity within the cyber security industry and what the industry can learn from other sectors.
The Board gathers in a room in a pensive mood. Everyone is fully aware that they must protect their infrastructure estate and critical data. However, the question of whether these are adequately protected, is causing our C-suite sleepless nights. Additional questions include:
Debating the merits of the 4-4-2 format. Post-match analysis round the watercooler. Catching the match after work.
Whether you’re a die-hard fan or only ever watch the odd international match, many of us enjoy the excitement around the World Cup: no one more so than cyber criminals who see popular events like this as their ticket to a quick profit.
Complying with GDPR is forcing financial services organisations to undergo considerable (and expensive) change, but it might be a blessing in disguise for smaller FinTechs looking to gain an edge.
With the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) implementation date upon us, we’re taking a look at the most common errors we’re seeing in financial services (FS) firms’ approaches to their data programmes in readiness for the deadline and for ongoing compliance.
Deloitte Cyber Risk Services has benefitted from a number of Armed Forces leavers. Ex-military personnel are at all levels and working in all sectors of our team. With an intrinsic understanding of security, strong communication skills and practiced problem-solving capabilities, many Armed Forces leavers naturally have a number of key skills and experience relevant to this industry. The Deloitte UK Cyber Risk Services practice is growing and on the lookout for talented individuals.
Since the public announcement of the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, vendors have been scrambling to release patches. It is yet unclear whether the vulnerabilities have been successfully exploited by hackers, however, well over 100 strains of malware are known to target Spectre and Meltdown, at least in proof-of-concept code (1).
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Following on from the success of previous competitions, the Deloitte Cyber Risk practice ran their third annual Capture the Flag competition on Monday 26th February. To reach the live final in London, each team had to compete in an online qualifier in January and finish in one of the top eight spots.
As we celebrate International Women’s Day, the Deloitte EMEA Women in Cyber team are proud of the steps we are taking to make gender parity a core part of the cyber security industry agenda. As a team with diverse backgrounds, we are working to engage our colleagues and clients to be part of the journey to gender inclusivity.
2018 will be an important year for the regulation of cyber resilience in banks. Indeed, almost three quarters of the G20 Financial Stability Board’s members recently indicated that they intend to release new standards or supervisory initiatives on cyber security in the year ahead.