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Addressing Espionage in Cyber Awareness Month

If companies start with the assumption that they have been the victim of espionage, and that data is still being exfiltrated consistently, then they will quickly change their security dialogue & agenda considerably. For many firms it is complex to look for evidence of victimhood unless they bring in specialists.
Posted: 16 October 2013 by Optimal Risk Admin | with 0 comments

A Convergence Masterclass

Optimal Risk will be leading a masterclass on these issues, organised by the Security Institute and hosted by Siemens in London on September 24th, which will address the core challenges that organisations face in embracing and applying converged security concepts. The objective is to introduce students with specialist background to a range of models and principals that will better enable them to prepare and cope with converged security risks.
Posted: 16 September 2013 by Optimal Risk Admin | with 0 comments

Optimal Risk presenting on e-espionage

CSARN is hosting an event on espionage and allocating proper attention to the cyber dimension and Optimal Risk will be presenting at the event in London on 8th October.
Posted: 26 August 2013 by Optimal Risk Admin | with 0 comments

Espionage, The Insider Threat, and why BYOD is Such a Huge Problem

The passive human vector, where staff are either lazy or careless in their adherence to security protocols and individual application of sensible security practices, leads to potentially significant or even catastrophic implications for the organisation. However the critical new element is the BYOD threat. Bringing Your Own [mobile] Device is now the major threat to firms that allow employees to use their own devices in the workplace.
Posted: 12 July 2013 by Optimal Risk Admin | with 0 comments