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Cyber Security and the importance of your security posture


Cyber Security and the importance of your security posture

An organisation’s security posture is important because it has an inverse relationship with cyber security risk.



Managing Director, Develop Capability Ltd


6.30pm – Webinar starts

7.30pm – Close


Cyber security has emerged as one of today’s biggest business risks.

This webinar will provide an overview of cyber security risk together with how frameworks such as Cyber Essentials and ISO 27001:2013 can help to optimise your security posture.

The talk will provide an insight into how some key security controls can be prioritised and implemented thereby creating the security culture that all organisations aspire to achieve.

As the security posture improves, cyber security risk decreases.


Bal Matu has over 40 years of experience in ICT and is a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the Chartered Quality Institute, Member of the IET, ISACA Platinum Certified Information Systems Auditor, EC-Certified Ethical Hacker and EC-Certified Security Analyst, CREST Registered Penetration Tester. He is a Cyber Essentials Plus Auditor and Registered Lead Assessor for ISO 27001, ISO 20000-1, ISO 22301, World Lottery Association Security Standard, TickITplus and ISO 9001.

Graduating in Electronic Communication in 1982 he gained his experience while working on projects developing military communications, radar and sonar systems with Racal, Raytheon and Ferranti International.

For the past 40 years he has been helping organisations improve their business systems ranging from IT development processes to IT infrastructure management and outsourced supplier management.

As a Registered Lead Auditor, he has helped several global Accredited Certification Bodies achieve and maintain their UKAS accreditations for ICT Standards such as TickITplus, ISO 27001, ISO 20000-1 and ISO 22301.

Bal is MD of Develop Capability Limited which is a Cyber Essentials Certification Body, accredited TickITplus training provider and consultancy with a vision to collaborate with clients, understand their challenges and provide cost-effective solutions that enable them to meet their strategic goals.

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