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Digital trust and cyber security

The difference we make

We help protect your organisation's most important assets against cyber threats. We're used to working in the most challenging environments, so you can be confident we're on top of the most serious threats.

We set the standard for best practice cyber security – we have created national and industry-wide best practice that is now widely used across private and public sector organisations.


PA opinion

  • Smart cities demand smart cyber resilienceGiven the increasing need to be resilient against cyber-attacks, a focused and robust approach to building cyber resilience in smart cities needs to move up the agenda of organisations and governments around the globe. We have identified three key steps to deliver effective cyber resilience. 19/09/2017
  • Cyber resilience: airports need to address digital security Digitalisation and the evolving and obscure threat of cyber-attacks are top priority for CI/SOs. Our recent assessments of 4 major international airports demonstrate three key areas of complacency in the industry that must be addressed in order to avoid costly disruption 05/06/2017
  • Lessons from the WannaCry ransomware attack – why you need an incident response plan PA's cyber security expert Joshua Goddard discusses why organisations need an incident response plan in the light of recent WannaCry cyber attack. 17/05/2017
  • The myth of the impenetrable cyber defenceOrganisations best positioned to defend against cyber threats are those that successfully blend technical and social security measures. Mark Barmby, PA defence and security expert, offers his advice on how to get the socio-technical approach right. 05/05/2017
  • Will the internet of things and automation increase the risk of normal accidents?Today, many aspects of people's lives are experienced through connected devices. And this is an increasing trend. So we need to prepare for more accidents caused by greater complexity and interconnectedness. But what are the main areas of risk? 13/04/2017
  • Into the unknown – determining the cost of GDPRThe EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) was ratified by Brussels nearly a year ago. However, FS organisations are only just waking up to the reality of its impacts and how much it's going to cost. 17/03/2017

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What we can do for you

From penetration testing to long-term cultural change and everything in between, our work gives you confidence that your assets are properly protected. Together with 7Safe, our technical security and cyber education business, we help organisations to build digital trust and cyber resilience, and develop their own cyber security capability.

Here's what we can do:

Client stories

Client story

How we’ll work with you

We combine technical expertise with deep sector insight. That means we get the specific challenges you face – and develop a response that's specific to your needs.

It doesn't matter what level of maturity your existing security programmes have reached. Whether you're at the leading edge or just getting going, we tailor our approach to reflect your situation


Find out more about our work in digital trust and cyber security.

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