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The Cyber News Roundup
A look back at news, views and more over the past couple of weeks, taken from our last Cyber Security Insights newsletter and other sources. Catch up on the latest threats, research, advice and events – in fact, all things cyber - at your convenience. What's New? I have no idea! UK Prime Minister admits [...]
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Interview with award-winning A.I. pioneer Nick Jennings

Reliance acsn’s Alex Miller interviews Professor Nick Jennings CB, FREng (also Reliance acsn Advisory Board Member) on his recent Lovelace award for his ground breaking work on multi-agent systems for AI and the past, present and future of this much misunderstood technology.

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The Cyber News Roundup
A look back at news, views and more over the past couple of weeks, taken from our last Cyber Security Insights newsletter and other sources. Catch up on the latest threats, research, advice and events – in fact, all things cyber - at your convenience. What's New? SolarWinds breach 'inevitable' Highly evasive attacker leverages SolarWinds [...]
Reliance acsn now authorised to penetration test government assets

We’re proud to announce that Reliance acsn has been accepted into NCSC’s CHECK scheme, a prestigious cyber security designation under which we are now authorised to conduct penetration testing of some of the UK’s most sensitive and classified assets, including public sector and Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) systems and networks.

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Managing cyber risk at NHS Trust board level

In November Reliance acsn and techUK organised a round table with NHS trusts to discuss the challenges they continue to face in cyber space. 

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The Cyber News Roundup
A look back at news, views and more over the past couple of weeks, taken from our last Cyber Security Insights newsletter and other sources. Catch up on the latest threats, research, advice and events – in fact, all things cyber - at your convenience. What's New? Cyber security giant FireEye hacked Cyber security giant [...]
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The Growing Pressure of Cyber Security in the Boardroom – Where we are 5 years on

I wrote this original article in September 2015 when I was relatively new to the cyber security world. When I came across the article a few weeks ago I thought it would be an interesting exercise to see how this has played out and changed over the last five years.

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Why the UK’s National Cyber Force is an important step forward

The UK has this week announced the establishment of a National Cyber Force. Marcus Willett explains the rationale for this next step in the evolution of UK cyber.

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The Cyber News Roundup
A look back at news, views and more over the past couple of weeks, taken from our last Cyber Security Insights newsletter and other sources. Catch up on the latest threats, research, advice and events – in fact, all things cyber - at your convenience. What's New? Critical Drupal vulnerability requires urgent attention File upload [...]
An interview with Dr. Victoria Baines, cyber expert

Dr. Victoria Baines is, according to Secure Computing Magazine, one of the top 50 women of influence in cyber security. It’s not surprising when you consider the contribution she’s made to cyber thinking, across public and private sector organisations and through her academic research.

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An Industry ‘First’: Reliance ACSN Achieves Prestigious Investor in Sales Award from the Association of Professional Sales (APS)
We’re delighted to announce that Reliance acsn has become the first company in the cyber security sector to be awarded the APS Investor in Sales award. The award measures the ethical sales standards of each individual, and the Reliance acsn team achieved a remarkable 100% pass rate in the assessment examination. The Association of Professional [...]
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NHS Digital Part 3: Great Work, Great Challenges And Great People
Written by John Noble CBE, Advisory Board member  In the final instalment of this blog (read part two here or part one here), Reliance acsn Advisory Board Director John Noble CBE shares his experience of working with NHS Digital and government bodies to secure the NHS against cyber attack – and how the COVID-19 pandemic has made [...]