So, what is it we do?

16:09 18 April in Cyber security by robp

So, what is it you do? I’m often asked by people outside the cyber security industry what is it, in fact, that I do. A reasonable question, and my usual answer is ‘stuff, for people’. Partly that is a hangover from the government days, and partly because consultancy is...

Man and checklist

Five cyber security tips for a start-up

17:12 03 April in Cyber security by robp

So you’re a start-up and you’re worried about security. Well, caring about cyber security is a good thing, and doing so right at the beginning means you can start right now and ensure you maintain the good practice as you grow. Retro-fitting good security is...

Programmer at desk

Security Monitoring Services

18:01 15 March in Cyber security by robp

If you follow me on twitter, or read the blog here, you’ll know that I am very keen on security monitoring. Effective security monitoring means that you can spot bad stuff when it happens and take action promptly to remediate the problem, and importantly, limit...

Directors in meeting room

Directors Cyber Responsibility

10:51 08 March in Cyber security by robp

Back in the old days, when I first started working in this sector, cyber security had a different name – we called it IT security. Now you may or may not like the ‘cyber’ moniker (plenty of my colleagues really dislike it!) but it does...