Malware is an ever-present but constantly changing threat in the cyber security world.
For the second year running, Bridewell Consulting has secured a top 10 spot in the Thames Valley SME 100 Growth Index, listing at number 9.
Good news followed the weekend, as the European Commission approved plans to recognise the United Kingdom’s data protection regime as ‘adequate’.
Ransomware incidents continue to feature in the international as well as IT industry press, with recent high profile victims being JBS Foods, Fujifilm, Colonial Pipeline, Ireland's Health Service Executive, and AXA Insurance. Less well publicised are the many smaller organisations that are held to cyber ransom.
“There are two types of companies: those that have been hacked, and those who don't know they have been hacked.” This aphorism is generally accepted within the information security and wider risk management industries as being true. If we accept that this is the case, then it is logical that we should prepare our companies for cyber-attacks, not only for the breach itself but also how they should respond.
In the early stages of an ongoing incident, after an organisation has identified an issue, a cyber security incident response team (CSIRT) will know very little about the task at hand and they will need to quickly establish the scope of an investigation.
When the pandemic struck in 2020 and the world was told to “Stay at Home, Protect the NHS & Save Lives”, everybody complied, and life was put on hold for 3 months. Little did we know! Everyone was asked to “work from home, if at all possible” and this impacted most businesses with many sadly closing for the final time.
A zero-trust security model simply assumes one thing. You trust no-one and no device. Putting a little more context into this, we have three principles.
As we have now moved into Q2 we have already seen the continued trend in the media of companies that have become victim to Ransomware, with some businesses turning to…
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