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March 2016

Cyber Security Risk Management: The Ten Step Plan

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Once it was only an issue for international big name businesses, but cyber security is now a key risk for every company. The 2015 Information Security Breaches Survey revealed that 90% of large organisations in the UK and 74% of small businesses had a security breach in the previous year, and across all sizes and…

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The Modern Chief Risk Officer

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The “Chief Risk Officer” is a recent invention, James Lam is widely credited with creating the term in the early 90s, and for much of the time, we’ve had Chief Risk Officers they’ve been seen as overbearing protective figures, restricting growth through extreme risk aversion in the name of stopping anyone from getting into too…

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Can You Survive the Cyber Security Skills Shortage?

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It’s been a rough couple of years for the information security industry. Following breach after high security breach, the top news story in the info sec world for the last year has been that the sector has slid into a big skills shortage, and the situation shows no sign of improving. In April of last…

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The Countdown to IFRS 9

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IFRS 9, the new International Financial Reporting Standard, will replace IAS 39 when it comes into effect in January 2018. IFRS 9 was issued in July 2014, following several years of revision and negotiation between the Financial Accounting Standards Board and International Accounting Standards Board. During the financial crisis of 07/08, IAS 39 drew a…

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Kind Consultancy Interim Solutions

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Many of you reading this will be familiar with Kind Consultancy as a disruptive Executive Search firm, headhunting the very best talent for your permanent middle, senior and board-level positions, but something that’s just as central to what we do is delivering Interim resource for business-critical roles and projects alike. Over the last 3 and…

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