Partnership to help BCS members with cybersecurity and cyber provide chain resilience
nineteenth January 2023 – London, UK – Crossword Cybersecurity Plc (AIM:CCS, “Crossword”, the “Firm” or the “Group”), the cybersecurity options firm targeted on cyber technique and danger, at the moment pronounces it has partnered with BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT (“BCS”). BCS has over 60,000 members in 150 international locations with a mission to make sure everybody’s expertise with expertise is constructive.
The partnership will help BCS members with cybersecurity consciousness coaching together with offering freemium entry to Rizikon Assurance. Rizikon is Crossword’s safe, encrypted portal which places an organisation accountable for managing its provide chain dangers. Crossword may also be offering BCS members with extra help by way of masterclass webinars, content material and unique member-only presents and help.
Third-party cyberattack incidents within the provide chain had been the most expensive enterprise knowledge breaches to treatment in 2021. Rizikon automates the laborious provider danger evaluation and administration course of, offering immediate standing reporting and 360 diploma visibility of cyber dangers.
Ben Turner, Head of Membership, BCS, mentioned: “BCS is delighted to kind this new partnership with Crossword Cybersecurity. BCS helps our Organisational Members to draw, develop and retain IT professionals, making certain they obtain the moral, competent, accountable and inclusive benchmarks. We’re additionally eager so as to add worth to our clients, giving them entry and perception into key applied sciences that help their workforce. Companies face important menace from knowledge breaches, so the inclusion of Rizikon Assurance as a part of our providing will allow our clients to evaluate provide chain cybersecurity dangers, alongside different help, sensible instruments and entry to a wealth of sources by way of their organisational membership.”
Alice Carney, Affiliate Director of Partnerships at Crossword Cybersecurity Plc, mentioned: “Cybersecurity incidents initiated by way of a 3rd occasion symbolize roughly 60% of information breaches, so it’s extra vital than ever for companies to make sure they’ve a robust third occasion evaluation framework in place. We’re delighted to be partnering with BCS and help its members to handle cyber dangers, construct resilient provide chains and have a greater total cybersecurity framework by way of entry to Rizikon and Crossword’s cybersecurity specialists. Rizikon makes the constructing of resilient provide chain partnerships extra streamlined, in addition to extra value and time environment friendly.”
BCS members will have the ability to register for Rizikon entry by way of the members’ space on the BCS web site and thru the entry hyperlink supplied by Crossword.
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About Crossword Cybersecurity plc
Crossword presents a spread of cyber safety options to assist firms perceive and scale back cyber safety danger. We do that by way of a mix of individuals and expertise, within the type of SaaS and software program merchandise, consulting, and managed providers. Crossword’s areas of emphasis are cyber safety technique and danger, provide chain cyber, menace detection and response, and digital identification and the intention is to construct up a portfolio of cyber safety services with recurring income fashions in these 4 areas. We work carefully with UK universities and our services are sometimes powered by educational research-driven insights. Within the space of cybersecurity technique and danger our consulting providers embody cyber maturity assessments, trade certifications, and digital chief data safety officer (vCISO) managed providers.
Crossword’s end-to-end provide chain cyber customary working mannequin (SCC SOM) is supported by our best-selling SaaS platform, Rizikon Assurance, together with cost-effective cyber audits, safety testing providers and full managed providers for provide chain cyber danger administration. Menace detection and response providers embody our Nightingale AI-based community monitoring, Nixer to guard in opposition to utility layer DDoS assaults, our Trillion and Arc breached credentials monitoring platforms, and incident response. Crossword’s work in digital identification relies on the World Broad Internet Consortium W3C verifiable credentials customary and our present answer, Identiproof, allows safe digital verification of people to forestall fraud.
Crossword serves medium and enormous shoppers together with FTSE 100, FTSE 250 and S&P listed firms in numerous sectors, equivalent to defence, insurance coverage, funding and retail banks, personal fairness, training, expertise and manufacturing and has places of work within the UK, Poland and Oman. Crossword is traded on the AIM market of the London Inventory Change.
Go to Crossword at https://www.crosswordcybersecurity.com/