How Can Infosec Attract Women? Find Out at the RANT Forum

It won’t have escaped the attention of anyone who’s been along to previous RANT Forum events that the attendance is predominantly male. This isn’t much of a surprise, given that the majority of information security professionals are men. But why is this? And, given the way information technology pervades all aspects of society and is […]

Moneysupermaket, GCHQ, and Our Perplexing Attitude to Privacy

GCHQ’s homepage, today. The reason for mentioning the UK’s signals-intelligence agency may not be immediately clear, but bear with me… The announcement last week of annual financial results for a price-comparison website might not appear to have anything to do with signals-intelligence or national security. But a plan unveiled to accompany Moneysupermarket.com’s 2013 results – […]

Acumin's InfoSec Salary Index: Download it here, and find out how to interpret the figures

Every year, Acumin collates information gleaned from placements they’ve made across the information-security sector, and publishes the results as their Salary Index. The key takeaway from the latest of their surveys is that, for the right people, salaries continue to rise. The reasons are several, but hardly complicated: this is an industry where the demand […]

Why you will matter

We’re now getting to that time of year where we pause for reflection, take stock of what we’ve learnt and cast our eyes ahead to the new year with a sense of renewed optimism as to what we can achieve. 2012 can be better than 2011 and every year preceding that. That is the definition […]

Hello IRM World…we have a blog!

Welcome to The Acumin Blog.  Acumin Consulting were founded 14 years ago and are specialists in the Information Security and Risk Management sector. We specialist in a range of Recruitment Services including Permanent and Contract Contingency Recruitment, Executive Search and Managed Services.  Based on this strong offering we were able to launch our Go-To-Market Services […]