With Cybersecurity Awareness Month coming to an end, and having explored a variety of topics such as how to prevent attacks such as ransomware, phishing and the benefits of a centralised approach to Enterprise Risk Management, we’re looking at this final week’s theme, Cybersecurity First, with an enriched perspective. The ever-evolving nature of cybersecurity threats and challenges has led us to this week’s topic – Integrated Risk Management (IRM).
There is no denying that cybersecurity challenges are growing in numbers and climbing on the list of urgency for businesses. With 2021’s number of reported data breaches already exceeding 2020’s by now, it’s no surprise that “cybersecurity was ranked as a top 10 risk by every surveyed sector and for all job roles, including chief financial officers, CEOs and chief people officers”, according to an Aon 2021 Global Risk Management Survey.
Drumz plc (LON:DRUM) is an investing company whose policy is to invest principally but not exclusively in the technology sector within Europe. On 4 September 2020, Drumz made an investment in Acuity Risk Management Ltd, which operates an award winning software business specialising in risk management.