Steven Kenny

About Steven Kenny

Steven Kenny has spent 14 years in the security sector undertaking various roles that have seen him take responsibility for key elements of mission critical, high profile projects across a number of different vertical markets. For the last, four year’s Steven has focused his attentions on how technologies can best complement day to day operations and specifically address operational issues by supporting the A&E consultant community across Northern Europe. Steven is all a committee member for ASIS International focusing on Education for the security sector and the UK technology advisor for TINYg (Terrorist Information New York group).

Posts by Steven Kenny:

    The cybersecurity risk of physical security technology

    Although some may view physical security and cybersecurity as two very different practices, at their core they both achieve the same thing: protecting people, assets, brands and reputations. One of the cornerstones of doing this successfully is ensuring effective risk assessments are undertaken. Not only are physical security and cybersecurity similar in their aims, but […]

      NIS – do your security systems comply with the latest directive?

      Hands up if you’re aware of the Network and Information (NIS) Directive and what it means for your business. Unsure of the details? You’re not alone. The NIS Directive is the first piece of EU-wide legislation designed to boost the overall level of cybersecurity across member states and was launched just a few weeks before […]

        The importance of Secure by Default

        As the cybersecurity landscape continues to evolve at a rapid pace, partly thanks to the increasing use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, businesses are beginning to face a proliferation of threats. This enhanced risk factor has no doubt been a driver for the implementation of new legislations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation […]

          GDPR’s role in delivering a smarter, safer world

          A refreshed approach to cybersecurity has been a long time coming. Use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, those that can connect and share data with each other in real-time, is growing exponentially and are being utilised in everything from industrial processes through to consumer devices. However, as these devices and systems have become more […]

            Detailing security provisions within a performance specification

            The demand for connected IoT devices is increasing. Buoyed by the productivity, security and efficiency benefits, firms worldwide have been flocking to install the latest IP technologies on their IT networks. However, this has often been done with little thought to the security ramifications. That is perhaps why new vulnerabilities are being reported all too […]

              How collaboration will ensure GDPR compliance within supply chains

              The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a concern for business leaders across the globe. Awareness of the incoming regulation has been improving, with 67% of CIOs advising their business has a clear understanding of the legislation. This will, of course, be crucial going forward, with fines of up to 4 per cent of annual […]