Acuity Risk Management News

Acuity Listed In Information Age’s Top UK Cyber Security Companies

Acuity is listed in Information Age’s Top UK Cyber Security Companies. It strives to help organizations of all sizes effectively manage cyber threats. Not only was its STREAM platform recognized, but also its services which add further value.

Acuity’s STREAM Is Listed On G-Cloud 12

STREAM is available on the Crown Commercial Services’ (CCS) G-Cloud 12 Framework. G-Cloud makes the identification and selection of cybersecurity vendors easier for public sector bodies (including central government, local councils, NHS Trusts, etc.) by centralizing and streamlining the information and processes. By being listed as an approved G-Cloud supplier, firms in the UK public sector can be reassured that Acuity Risk Management is a trusted supplier. In addition, purchasing through...

Acuity Releases STREAM V5.6 Cyber Risk Management Platform

Acuity announces the next release of its award-winning, cyber risk management platform STREAM. In this latest release, they have introduced the ability to customize workflows that automatically execute and inform users in real-time of risks, deadlines, and responsibilities. Managers can assign, track and check the progress of activities, and users are prompted with alerts for upcoming or overdue tasks. As a result of this upgrade, users can: Spend more time on the tasks that matter and...

Acuity Becomes The Gold Sponsor Of ISF UK Chapter Meeting 2020

Acuity announces that it is the gold sponsor of the ISF UK Chapter Meeting 2020, in London. It will be joined by over 1,000 senior executives at a series of keynote presentations, workshops, and networking sessions where one can share knowledge, best practise, and thought leadership in a confidential peer-group environment. The ISF events are a great opportunity for ISF members to discuss current security challenges with industry experts from around the world.  Join Simon Marvell for the s...

Acuity's STREAM supports FAIR risk assessments

The FAIR (Factor Analysis of Information Risk) is a quantitative framework for cybersecurity and operational risk which has been adopted as an international standard by the Open Group.  Open FAIR™ is generating much interest and the non-profit FAIR Institute has 6,900 members, representing 30% of Fortune 1,000 organizations and 17 local chapters around the world. Acuity has licensed Open FAIR™ allowing users of Acuity’s STREAM Integrated Risk Manager solution to...

Acuity Organizes Webinar On Managing Privacy And Security Risks To Avoid Regulatory Fines

As a growing number of data privacy regulations are enforced around the world, make sure the risk management is in order. Compliance with modern privacy regulations requires a risk-based approach and by doing so, one will have the answers to the following, challenging questions: Is the business set up to adequately protect the rights and freedoms of natural persons – on an ongoing basis? How does one decide whether they have the right balance to fit with the overall risk tolerance...

Acuity Sponsors PCI London 2019

Acuity will be sponsoring the PCI London event in July 2019. For over a decade, the event has been supporting organizations with PCI DSS compliance requirements by connecting experts in a cross-section of industries. It provides the opportunity for organizations to understand how security frameworks and methodologies are being applied in the real world and how latest developments in technology solutions can support these initiatives.  Event details: Date: Wednesday, July 3 2019...

Acuity Releases STREAM V5.4

STREAM Version 5.4 is now available. The main focus has been the introduction of quantitative risk assessment capabilities and benefits, including: Calculation of expected loss per risk based on lower and upper bound financial impacts and expected frequency of occurrence Aggregation of expected loss up through the Enterprise Loss exceedance curves showing the probability of suffering losses from cyber breaches with comparison against management’s tolerance for loss Control improvemen...

Acuity Organizes Webinar On Quantifying The Benefit Of Cybersecurity Investments

With spending on information security products and services forecast by Gartner to increase 8.7% to $124 billion in 2019, management is rightly requesting financial appraisals of cybersecurity investment proposals. Security solutions are implemented to reduce risk but, until now estimating potential reduction in risk has been very difficult. The emergence of quantitative techniques and tools for assessing and aggregating cyber risk have changed this and it is now possible to get much better dat...

Acuity Introduces STREAM V5.4

The ability to reliably assess the financial exposure from cyber risk and aggregate this across the enterprise to help justify cybersecurity investments and inform cyber insurance decisions have been a long-term goals of CISOs and risk managers. Acuity has solved this problem and will provide quantitative risk assessment options in STREAM v5.4, scheduled for release in March 2019. In this webinar, Acuity partner, Simon Marvell will demonstrate STREAM’s new quantitative capability togethe...

Acuity Organizes Quantitative Risk Assessment For Cybersecurity Webinar

As cybersecurity has become a boardroom issue, there is an increasing call for the financial exposure from cyber risk to be measured. This enables financial appraisal of cybersecurity investments and informs decisions on cybersecurity insurance. Applying quantitative techniques to cybersecurity has long been considered a complex, if not impossible task due to the large number of factors to consider each with varying degrees of uncertainty and the lack of relevant, contextual data on cyber breac...