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Oct 4, 2019   |  By Joseph Poppy
Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus are Government-backed schemes which highlight key technical controls that need to be in place in order to defend against the most common cyber threats. By becoming Cyber Essentials certified your organisation can display the logo on your website and marketing materials, improving trust with your customers. Many Government contracts will only consider applications from Cyber Essentials certified companies.
Sep 26, 2019   |  By Joseph Poppy
The digital world has become a dangerous place. It’s like the Wild West (the movie kind, not the real kind, which was decidedly less wild than it’s portrayed), with outlaws out to do you harm and make off with your precious data. Fortunately, like any good western, there are also honour-bound gun slingers seeking to bring law, order and – most importantly – security to the digital landscape.
Sep 6, 2019   |  By Joseph Poppy
If you’re in your mid-twenties or beyond, you will be familiar with people at family gatherings saying ‘remember when we didn’t have all these gadgets, and we used to actually talk to each other?’ The answer to this is ‘no’ – the level of conversation has remained largely unchanged, it’s just now we have gadgets and gizmos to occupy our attention during these moments of strained silence. I put it down to the Mandela effect.
Aug 21, 2019   |  By Joseph Poppy
The cyber kill chain illustrates the structure of a successful cyber attack. It is effectively the hacker’s process from beginning to end, from scoping a target (reconnaissance) all the way to achieving their objective, whether that’s data theft or dropping and executing malware. When approaching your cyber security strategy, you should align your defences to the cyber kill chain. Like Batman becoming fear, to defeat the hacker, you must become a hacker.
Jul 8, 2019   |  By Joseph Poppy
Cyber security may be about to become more than AOB for organisational boards across the country. British Airways has been struck with a record-breaking £183-million fine as a result of its data breach last year in which around 500,000 customers had their data stolen, including credit card and CVV numbers.
Sep 27, 2018   |  By Bulletproof
Confused about PCI compliance? Get a clear understanding of this much misunderstood standard with our Clarity On PCI Compliance white paper. This is the first in our ‘Security First’ series of white papers and provides an illustrated insight into the world of PCI DSS compliance. Inside we explain the requirements, dispel the myths and give you top tips for saving time and effort.
Sep 1, 2018   |  By Bulletproof
This Security First white paper will help businesses understand all aspects of penetration testing services, from planning and managing through to getting real value and benefit from the results. This whitepaper is not a guide for practitioners, but instead is aimed at people who need to procure, plan, and manage the lifecycle of a penetration testing project.
Aug 1, 2018   |  By Bulletproof
This white paper will provide you with a high-level understanding of GDPR’s strategic aims and the challenges these present to UK businesses. In addition, we’ll present helpful tips for interpreting, implementing and maintaining the new legislation and your approach to managing personal data.