Information Security

The art of doing nothing: risk acceptance should be your most considered risk-avoidance strategy

The very term “risk” can make people feel uncomfortable, with its connotations of bad things happening and the threat that if risk is not minimized or removed then life (or business) may well just become too dangerous to carry on. Crossing the road is risky, especially if you live in […]


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Are employers doing enough to address the employee information threat?

Our recent study[i] undertaken with PwC (download the findings here) shows that two thirds (67%) of employers understand that an employee who leaves the business to take up a new role represents an information security risk. Most, however, are confident that they have done enough to ameliorate the threat ‒ 87% […]


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Are businesses evolving to keep pace with information management? The people perspective

The technology for managing information has evolved almost as quickly as information itself. Now, we can digitise information to speed-up businesses processes, collect and organise valuable details about our customers and rapidly retrieve information from different sources. And we can do all these things at the click of a mouse. There’s no doubt that […]


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Emerging trends in information management: closing the gap between risk and value

The way businesses manage their information is changing. For a long time, the focus has been on securing information, keeping it safe from external and internal threats. That’s not to say that businesses always got it right – many a newspaper headline bears testimony to information security shortcomings in organisations […]


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The role of business continuity planning in your data strategy

Business systems and the data they contain are critical to your organisation’s day-to-day activities. Access to the systems and data can be vital if you experience a disruptive event that requires you to evoke your business continuity plans. Business continuity planning should improve business procedures and practices and increase resilience to interruption […]


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