Join Acumin for a special Oktoberfest RANT Forum at Cyber Security EXPO

Cyber Security EXPO: who, what and when In today’s complex and always-connected world, hackers can exploit an increasing number of entry points to inflict damage to companies and individuals. With more and more players (cybercriminals, whistle-blowers, governments etc.) that can pose ever more serious threats such as advanced persistent threats (APTs), espionage and fraud, it […]

Upcoming RANT Forum to focus on communication and collaboration

Last month’s RANT Forum was one of the best attended so far, and saw Sarb Sembhi, director of IncomingThought, present on EU Data Protection Regulation. This month’s event will be held at The Counting House, London on Wednesday August 28th 2013 and is set to be just as interesting, with a new speaker and an […]

What are the biggest challenges when sourcing information security professionals?

During each RANT forum and conference information security professionals gather together to talk about some of the most pressing issues in the industry. One of the topics that often gets brought up is recruitment and how organisations in both the public and private sector go about bringing in the most talented individuals. During the latest […]

Upcoming RANT Forum to focus on EU Data Protection Regulation

Next week’s RANT Forum will certainly feature one of the hottest topics in the IT security industry right now, as Sarb Sembhi, director of IncomingThought and chair of the ISACA GRA-SC3, will be presenting a talk on the EU Data Protection Regulation as well as other areas such as the state of the privacy policy […]

Hundreds of security professionals flocked to the RANT conference in June

Acumin has been running its monthly RANT events for the last seven years and it all started from humble beginnings. IT forums are nothing new, but when attending the ones available at the time, Acumin founder and managing director Simon Hember and the team noticed the real value in these gatherings was found afterwards in […]

Q&A with Ed Gibson, speaker and panellist at tomorrow’s RANT Conference

Can we have a sneak preview of what you’ll be talking about at the panel discussions? I think provocative would be the word. All of us have attended conferences; we hear from the same people about the same things. Each panel member has so much experience that it will not be the same discussions about […]

Next week’s RANT Conference attracting some of the IT industry’s biggest names

IT professionals from around the country are currently preparing for this month’s RANT Conference, which is now merely days away from taking place. The Risk and Network Threat Forum (RANT) Conference has been run by Acumin since 2007 and this month’s event is being held in St Paul’s London, in the heart of the UK’s […]

Q&A with Alan Edwards, Integralis

Integralis recently released the results of a survey into online data protection and trust. What was the key takeaway figure from that research? (http://integralis.com/en/about-integralis/integralis-in-the-news/nid-00241/one-in-four-customers-admit-they-do-not-trust-companies-to-secure-their-personal-information-online/) If you look at organisations today, many will have implemented a security strategy based on perimeter defence. The principal is simple, build a wall high enough to keep the bad guys […]

Q&A with Stephen Bonner, speaker and panelist – RANT Conference

Let’s start by hearing a sneak preview of the talk you’ll be giving at RANT? It will be on the subject of cyber war. The way some people talk about it annoys me, so that makes me passionate. It annoys me when people use phrases like “Digital Pearl Harbour” and compare the proliferation of cyber […]

Top industry professionals set to flock to London for the upcoming RANT Conference

June’s RANT conference will see a selection of top IT Security industry professionals take to the stage. The RANT Conference in St Paul’s London is a little under a month away now and anticipation amongst information security professionals is growing by the day. On June 11th 2013 a full day of enlightening, informative and engaging […]