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Issue 47 - Out now!

Here's a quick review of some of the main articles within Issue 47

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Here's just a few of the fantastic articles inside Issue 47...

Forensic Investigation on Cloud Based Virtual Machines - Virtual RAM Holds Evidence

The evolution of Cloud technologies and the generalisation of services in many instances and occurrences adds complexity to the acquisition of data and challenges for the assurance of its integrity.

Digital Investigation of Fake News 2 - Separating Truth from Lies by Cleaning Up the Digital World

This is the second part of a multi-part article investigating Fake News. Digital Media has paved the way for anyone to doctor images and for videos to missrepresent truth. The lines between fact, entertainment, advertising, fabrication and fiction are becomming increasingly blurred as what is termed as fake news increases in modern day society.

Investigating Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus  

Many standards and frameworks exist to assist organisations in implementing security management systems. Examples are International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) ISO/IEC 27001, the National Institute of Science & Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework and the Centre for Internet Security (CIS) Controls.

The CISO & the Board Level Briefing

Sybil Moser introduces her upcoming multi-part article series on the provision of board-level briefings by Chief Information Security Officers (CISO's). CISOs have a responsibility to ensure that the Board is fully briefed on the risks that the data and information in the company is exposed to. In practice, a CISO's explanation to the Board tend to contain a lot of technical information usually designed for experts.


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Preparing for PCI DSS v4.0

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Time - Quantum & Atomic Clocks

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