17 Sep 2015

Cyber Security (2015) - Updated

Cyber Security has become an increasingly prominent focus to the industry. This memo provides an overview of existing cyber security tools, frameworks, quick wins and cyber security projects.

The motives behind cyber attacks can be many and the types of threats will vary in nature and scale as a function of an organisation’s vulnerabilities and “crown jewels”, such as confidential information, customer personal data, critical systems, and proprietary algorithms.

This memo provides:

  • A brief overview of existing high-level cyber risk management tools that can be used to develop a tailored approach to cyber security,
  • A framework to identify the firm’s “crown jewels”,
  • A list of practical “quick-win” cyber security action items, and
  • An overview of actionable cyber security projects such as the development of “Incident Response Plan”