Cyber Security Archive

Assess your cyber compliance with vsRisk Cloud

According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2018, cyber attacks are one of the biggest threats to global stability. It’s therefore imperative that all organizations conduct risk assessments when preparing and maintaining their cybersecurity policies and programs. Thorough risk assessments …

ISO 27001 documentation list

ISO 27001 is the international standard that describes best practice for an ISMS (information security management system) – a set of policies, procedures, processes and systems that manage information risks. Achieving accredited certification to ISO 27001 demonstrates that your organization is …

US State Department hacked

The U.S. State Department has again been hit by a cyber attack, and its employees’ personal identifiable information compromised. The Department has been repeatedly criticized for its lack of adequate cybersecurity measures. “We determined that certain employees’ personally identifiable information …

Careers: How to Get into Cybersecurity

Perhaps you’ve read that demand for qualified cybersecurity professionals dramatically outstrips supply and that an entry level salary is $54,000 a year, with an average salary nearly double that. CyberSeek have even produced this handy interactive map showing areas of …

The requirements of the PCI DSS

The PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)was created in 2004 by American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa and JCB. It is a set of policies and procedures intended to optimize the security of credit, debit, and cash card transactions and protect cardholders against misuse of their personal information. It applies to …

Achieve NYDFS compliance

The 18-month transitional period for compliance with sections 500.06 (Audit Trail), 500.08 (Application Security), 500.13 (Limitations on Data Retention), 500.14(a) (Training and Monitoring), and 500.15 (Encryption of Nonpublic Information) of the NYDFS Cybersecurity Requirements has ended. There is still time …