The Cyber Range Platform and Training Environment – where IT specialists become highly-skilled, multi-disciplined cyber security professionals

The world is more digitally connected than ever. Technology is changing and improving our lives. But we face new challenges. Cybercrime is a major obstacle in our path to a networked society with huge costs to the economy and society. Plenary Session

All partners coordinated by ATOS will convene for a two-day plenary session in Madrid next october (3rd and 4th) to define next 6 months strategy of the initiative.
Discussions will revolve around requirements elicitation for the innovative cyber range platform.

'Basic IT security' could have stopped NHS WannaCry hack

The National Audit Office (NAO) has led an investigation into NHS response to the WannaCry hack in May this year, which was the most widespread to hit the healthcare service.

According to investigation the the attack led to disruption in at least 34% of trusts in England although the Department and NHS England do not know the full extent of the disruption.

New BlackBerry Cybersecurity Consulting services aim to help business towards GDPR

GDPR will enter into force on May 2018. The new regulation demands major changes to the ways organisations may collect, use, and store PII about customers and employees and could have a major effect upon the their business.

During the BlackBerry Security Summit in London, the company has announced the introduction of cyber security consulting services to guide organisations through GDPR compliance: the services will help organisations to understand how to manage company data, how GDPR applies to their data, and how to achieve a competitive readiness posture.

Director’s Handbook on Cyber-Risk Oversight

The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) released an updated edition of its “Director’s Handbook on Cyber-Risk Oversight.” The Handbook is part of the NACD’s Director Handbook series, which reports and comments on widespread governance practices to help directors discharge their duties appropriately.

The 2017 edition improves on the previous version by clarifying several points for board directors to help them understand the strategic importance of cyber risks and the complexity of threats.