Zero Trust in Practice – Adopting and Sustaining it in Your Real-World Environment

A realistic approach to the challenges and benefits of zero trust security. Constant vigilance and suspicion are necessary in today’s world of sophisticated cybercrime and digital security threats. It’s not surprising that zero trust is a popular concept. It means that organisations should not trust anything inside or outside their digital perimeter. Anything (or anyone) … Read more

Building Your Best Practice Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC)

Our Cyber Security Practice Director Chris Cooper talks objectively about in-house expertise vs CSOC managed services and specialist partnerships. Protecting your organisation from cyber security breaches and incidents is a basic necessity for organisations of all sizes. It’s almost impossible to operate without a digital presence, tools and resources. But the price of connectivity and … Read more

Three Cyber Security Priorities in 2022

Setting cyber security priorities is essential for all organisations. Cybercrime across the world cost a total of $6 trillion in 2021, and is expected to hit a colossal $10.5 trillion by 2025¹. On top of that, around 68% of business leaders feel that their cyber security risks are still increasing.² Given these facts, it’s not … Read more

Four Ways to Improve Your Cyber Security

Of all the obstacles your organisation faces in an increasingly competitive and unpredictable environment, one of your top priorities should be to improve your cyber security. That’s largely down to the fact that new threats, such as ransomware attacks, are continuing to emerge. Even more worryingly, the potential consequences of security breaches are severe. Remarkably, … Read more

Brave New World? Cyber Security Considerations in the Metaverse

The metaverse is the latest shiny thing that tech giants are trying to push us towards. But what actually is the metaverse? And what are the cyber security considerations for anyone considering dipping their virtual toes into it? In technology’s inexorable march forward, it can take some seemingly strange turns. One such turn that’s receiving … Read more

How to Protect Yourself from Malicious Apps

The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has published a new report warning of the threats posed by malicious apps. With apps touching so many elements of our personal and professional lives, our Cyber Security Product Director Robert Sugrue takes you through how to protect yourself from the risks malicious apps pose. Have a think … Read more

How to Understand and Improve Your Organisation’s Identity Management

With more people than ever attempting to steal your account credentials, identity management is a key factor in your organisation’s overall cyber security posture. In this blog our Technical Director of Offensive Security Andy Swift explains how to understand and improve your organisation’s identity management. Strong identity management is absolutely critical to maintaining your cyber … Read more

Exploring the Role of Penetration Testing in Budget and Resource Allocation

With public sector budgets stretched and resources at a premium, how can you ensure you’re focusing your efforts in the most impactful areas? In this blog we’ll explore the essential role penetration testing plays in enabling organisations to deploy their security resources to greatest effect, saving wasted effort and optimising security. 2022 is shaping up … Read more

Cyber Essentials Standards Updates: What You Need to Know

The Cyber Essentials Standards have changed. Your organisation will need to adapt if it wants to remain aligned. In this blog our Technical Director – Offensive Security Andy Swift takes you through what you need to know. The Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus schemes have been running for several years, and although the recent … Read more