HMRC: Singapore Single Window System, Day 1 Plan & Transitional Period Decision

On the 14th of September, the newly reconstituted House of Commons Treasury Committee held their first hearing focused on Customs, bringing in three senior representatives from HMRC to address questions on the UK’s customs and trade strategy post-Brexit. Jon Thompson, HMRC Chief Executive, told the committee that HMRC had been very involved in the production…

SANS Survey Finds Global Organisations Are Lacking In Insider Threat Protection

New research by the SANS Institute, sponsored by Dtex, Haystax Technology and Rapid7, suggests that while global organisations are beginning to recognise that insider threats are potentially the most damaging cyber threat, their budgets and incident response plans have yet to align with their concerns. Only 18% of respondents said they have developed incident response…

5 Data Security Experts On The Real Threat Of Insider Attacks

  An “insider threat” is a security threat that originates from within the organisation. The term encompasses employee error, manipulation and malicious action. Insider attacks may be increasing in frequency, but they are still frequently overlooked as companies focus their attention on creating barricades to outside cyber attackers. The real concern is not an unknown…

Spanish Life Sciences Trend Analysis

Spain is ranked as the 10th scientific power in the world, and 5th by scientific production in the EU 15. For life sciences companies, Spain offers both Governmental and infrastructure support. The Spanish Government provides low interest credits and incentives for companies during the start-up and growth phase. The region also has a rapidly growing…

Dutch Life Sciences Trend Analysis 2017

The Netherlands is a leader in the life sciences and biotech industry, ranked as No.4 worldwide for medical technology patent applications and No. 9 worldwide for biotechnology patent applications. More than 2,500 life sciences, medical technology companies and research organisations call the country home, and the region has attracted major multinational companies, including Johnson &…

Switzerland: Life Sciences 2017 Trend Analysis

Switzerland holds only 0.1% of the world’s population, but it remains a leader in wealth, exports and life sciences.  As a smaller country, Switzerland frequently looks beyond its borders, building strong international relationships and focusing heavily on exports.  Currently its largest export sector is chemical, pharmaceutical and biotech, accounting for 41% of total Swiss exports.…