Adding Cyber Security to Corporate Risk Management

Corporate boards and senior management like to focus on business. They love the numbers, the strategy and the success of a business operation. They have a passion for it and that is why they are sitting on board or managing a global company. They do not like to talk as much about risks, much less plan for them. When it comes to information governance and protecting the company from hackers…

BAE Systems completes SilverSky acquisition

Further to the announcement of 21 October 2014, BAE Systems has completed the acquisition of Perimeter Internetworking Corp., which trades as SilverSky, a commercial cyber service provider. The consideration of $232.5 million (approximately £144.4 million) has been funded from BAE Systems’ existing cash resources. SilverSky is a commercial cyber services and compliance provider, headquartered in New York, with operations in the US and the Philippines. The company currently employs approximately…

RHSB’s Jones Receives Cyber Risk Management Leadership Award

Douglas R. Jones, senior vice president and principal at Texas-based Roach Howard Smith & Barton, was presented with the Cyber Risk Management Leadership Award 2014-15 at the annual Cyber Risk Management Boot Camp held in Atlanta, Ga., and hosted by INSUREtrust. The Cyber Risk Management Leadership Award is given to select independent agents that demonstrate expertise in cyber risk management, have addressed their own firm’s cyber risks, and have shown proficiency…

Security Readers’ Choice Awards 2014: Identity and access management

Readers vote on the best identity and access management systems of 2014. The identity and access management (IAM) market has been shaped by two emerging trends over the last year: ease of use for customers, and extensibility into cloud and mobile use cases. IAM products have also become more focused on establishing behavioral baselines and providing anomaly-based alerts, says Andras Cser, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research Inc.,…

Sacooru Launches the World’s 1st Cyber Security Awareness Cloud Platform

Sacooru, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of the world’s first security awareness cloud training platform. Sacooru.com delivers innovative, industry standard security awareness training to individuals, corporations, schools, universities, govenrment agencies and non-profit organizations anywhere, on any device, at any-time. The Sacooru.com cloud-based platform boasts ready-to-deliver highly engaging information security lessons, your own branded training portal, interactive 3D learning games, quizzes and a Certificate of Completion for every user.…