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We regularly post our thinking here because ideas are best shared. It might be our approach to solving a problem (we’re not fans of reinventing the wheel!), perhaps simply something else entirely that has piqued our interest!

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Starting a career in the world of cyber security

For the first four years of my professional life I worked as a Development Engineer in the Automotive Engineering industry. It’s been a full year now since I made the decision to change fields to the rapidly expanding industry of Cyber Security, and now feels like a good time to reflect on my journey so far: my background, why I made the jump, and my reflections against what I expected.

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How to Write KRIs for Executive Reporting

In a previous blog post, we looked at the difference between KPIs and KRIs. So what’s the best way to come up with some Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) for your business?

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Certification is about rules, compliance is about trust

Various schemes and standards exist to provide assurance of baseline controls and good cyber security practices within an organisation. They may be internationally recognised such as ISO 27001, or even government backed, like the UK government scheme Cyber Essentials or IASME Governance.

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Get early access to Cydea's Risk App

It feels like a long time ago now. On 4th March 2020 we put the call out for help in developing a better way to measure and manage cyber risk.

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Why is estimating an important skill?

How many sweets are in the jar? As well as playing an important role in our daily lives, estimates are crucial to an organisation’s success.

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How to develop cyber security consciousness

Good security depends on people being aware about security issues. A good way to minimise cyber risk is by encouraging people to be more security conscious in the first place.

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Understanding the difference between KPIs and KRIs

We often see Key Performance Indicators and Key Risk Indicators (KPIs and KRIs) grouped together on cyber reporting dashboards, but there is an important distinction to be made between them.

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Risk Advisory: Russian invasion of Ukraine

Cydea’s risk advisories are intended for senior management to aid their understanding of current events and the cyber risk posed to their organisations.

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Risk Advisory: Log4Shell Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Cydea’s risk advisories are intended for senior management to aid their understanding of current events and the cyber risk posed to their organisations.

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