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LORCA events: join us at Plexal’s Members’ Night

Plexal, the innovation centre and coworking space where we’re based, hosts a Members’ Night every other Tuesday for its community and anyone from the public who wants to join them. And the LORCA team will be doing a presentation at theView post

LORCA’s cohort two challenges: why we picked user-centric security and securing supply chains

Author: Lydia Ragoonanan, director, LORCA    Here at LORCA we’ve just launched an open call for our second cohort. We asked our Innovation Forum (made up of cross-industry representatives) to help us shape the focus of cohort two by asking themView post

The role of herd immunity in cybersecurity

Author: Dr. Wendy Ng, cyber security professional, Deloitte   Improved hygiene and large-scale vaccination programmes have been shown to be effective in preventing the transmission of infections. As well as giving direct protection to the immunised, vaccination programmes also protectView post

Most security awareness training gets filed away and forgotten. Here’s what we think works.

ThinkCyber is part of the first LORCA cohort. Its RedFlags™ security awareness software applies behavioural and learning science to “nudge” users towards secure behavioural change. Here, director Tim Ward makes the case for empowering your people with better training. PeopleView post

Data can save lives, but we must protect it

–  Author: Lydia Ragoonanan, director, LORCA  We’re on the cusp of a digital health revolution that could see healthcare providers make better use of data to intervene earlier, provide more personalised treatment and, ultimately, reduce the cost of running our healthcare system.View post

Highlights from the LORCA launch

LORCA has officially arrived! The London Office for Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement was launched at Plexal on Tuesday at an event featuring our director Lydia Ragoonanan, CSIT director Dr Godfrey Gaston and Stephen Wray, director at Deloitte. We also revealed ourView post

SMEs vulnerable to cyber-attacks

Research commissioned by LORCA reveals today that a lack of preparation is leaving small and medium enterprises (SMEs) vulnerable to damaging cyber attacks, as the threat of cyber attacks to businesses increases. The prevalence of cyber attacks is affecting businessesView post

Introducing the London Office for Rapid Cyber Security Advancement:

London Cyber Innovation Centre opens and welcomes first cohort of innovative UK-based cybersecurity businesses  Digital Secretary Matt Hancock officially opens government-funded London Office for Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement (LORCA) today  Comes as independent new figures show almost a quarter of businessesView post