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Cyber Security Services: combatting IT risks
Private data, intellectual property, cyber infrastructure – even military and national security. These can all be compromised by deliberate attacks, inadvertent security lapses and the vulnerabilities of a relatively immature, unregulated global Internet. Working hand-in-hand with clients such as KBC Group, Deloitte Cyber Security Services is helping organisations tackle these pressing and pervasive IT risks.
Cyber Security Services: proven methodology
Deloitte Belgium has developed a methodology for combatting cyber risks that is now being applied worldwide. First, determine the relevant threats to your organisation. Next, check which departments are vulnerable and determine which measures should be adopted where, and what budgets are needed.
 
This methodology addresses a whole range of threats, including data leakage, identity and access management, data security breaches, operational resilience and system outages, privacy, and application integrity. Through industrytailored solutions, Deloitte aims to enable ongoing, secure and reliable operations across the enterprise.
Controlling cyber risk at KBC Group
“Cyber security needs to be a priority for every employee,” says Jan Nys, Chief Risk Officer ICT and Operations at KBC Group. “As an international bank and insurance company, customers must be able to rely on us to protect their data at all times.”
 
The cyber security expert continues, “Today we have to come to terms with the fact that hacking is part of the online world.” He points out that the challenges for KBC, which operates in Belgium, and Central and Eastern Europe, are significant. “Phishing is still on the increase, with hackers becoming highly skilled at approaching customers and prying sensitive information from them. There is also an ‘advanced persistent threat’, in which fraudsters attempt to cause companies serious financial harm by conducting orchestrated attacks on their IT systems.”
 
?Jan Nys explains that as KBC brings out new mobile apps and products that customers can install themselves on their devices, exposure to cyber risks increases. “It means our product and IT specialists have to join forces to create digital applications that are as high-performance and secure as possible.”
“Cyber security needs to be a priority for every employee …customers must be able to rely on us to protect their data at all times.”
Jan Nys, Chief Risk Officer ICT and Operations, KBC Group
Close collaboration
Working with Deloitte Cyber Security Services, KBC has developed a system for gauging how well the various divisions and countries in the KBC Group score on cyber security. “The goal is to be able to indicate for each business unit and country where we stand in terms of ?information security, as well as where we need to be in the future and how our projects are developing,” says Jan Nys.
 
Collaborating with the Deloitte team has had many benefits, he says. “They are experts in terms of methodology and concept, as well as the intrinsic knowledge required. We were particularly appreciative of the openness with which they shared their knowledge.”
 
Looking ahead, Jan Nys wants to have the risks more clearly under control within two years. “We are organising ourselves so that we can exchange the information available about cybercrime quickly, not only between the various countries we operate in, but also between our counterparts in the finance sector. I am confident that our methodology for monitoring cyber security is one of our great strengths.”
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Deloitte helps organisations plan and execute an integrated cyber approach to harness the power of information networks to enhance business operations, increase mission performance, and improve customer support, without compromising security or privacy.
Cyber security
Cyber security
Deloitte helps organisations plan and execute an integrated cyber approach to harness the power of information networks to enhance business operations, increase mission performance, and improve customer support, without compromising security or privacy.
Cyber security
Deloitte helps organisations plan and execute an integrated cyber approach to harness the power of information networks to enhance business operations, increase mission performance, and improve customer support, without compromising security or privacy.
Cyber security
Deloitte helps organisations plan and execute an integrated cyber approach to harness the power of information networks to enhance business operations, increase mission performance, and improve customer support, without compromising security or privacy.