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CyberCrowd gains CREST accreditation for pen testing

Berkshire-based cyber security specialist CyberCrowd, has been awarded CREST accreditation for its penetration testing services that simulate real-life cyber attacks to identify vulnerabilities in an organisation’s IT systems. CREST is a not-for-profit body that provides internationally recognised accreditations for organisations providing technical security services that are increasingly required to work for government bodies, financial sector […]

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CyberCrowd Board Announcement

Serial Entrepreneur and Leading Tech’ Business Strategist Join Cyber Security Board. Nicola Hartland, creator of industry leading data protection platform iCaaS, joins with finance wunderkind Chris Green to complete the new board of ‘one-stop’ digital security firm; CyberCrowd. Following the company’s comprehensive overhaul under Chairman Trevor Rolls and Chief Executive Officer Mike Robinson, the now […]

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Impact of an SQL Injection

The OWASP Top 10 is a standard awareness framework for developers and web application security. It represents a broad consensus about the most critical security risks to web applications. Number One on the top 10 list of web application vulnerabilities is SQL Injection. A SQL injection attack consists of insertion or “injection” of a SQL […]

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SNMP Configured with Default Password

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a protocol used for managing devices on the network. It is often overlooked and left in its default condition with the default device community strings. SNMP uses these community stings to access the devices in either read or write mode. If an adversary has access to the open ports […]

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The Three C’s – Cookies, Consent and Compliance

The GDPR and ePrivacy standards such as PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations) require businesses and organisations to inform visitors about cookies and tracking technologies on their websites and provide users with choice and control over their preferences. However when it comes to cookie compliance there are many myths out there that you can rely on […]

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Five Minute Argument or the Full Half Hour?

It is nearly fifty years since John Cleese first asked Michael Palin whether he wanted just a five-minute argument or “the full half-hour.”  Although the question is absurd it does highlight an important reality in the service industry.  Clients’ requirements differ as do their budgets. Penetration Testing We would not characterise our services as “argumentative” […]

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CyberCrowd is on the Digital Marketplace, G-Cloud 11

CyberCrowd are now selling security led consulting solutions through G-Cloud 11 on the Digital Marketplace, including its flagship security managed service, InfoGAPS. InfoGAPS is a service that defines a strategic roadmap for security and governance, which is fundamental during the adoption or migration to cloud-based services. CyberCrowd helps organisations reach the optimum transformed state from a […]

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Making Cyber Security a Board Level Conversation

As I sit down and write this article, I am having a hard time trying to think of any businesses or industries that have not been disrupted by technology or do not rely on digital technology to function. We’re in the midst of a digital revolution with new entrants and existing organisations exploiting the opportunities […]

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Ransomware

What Is Ransomware? Ransomware is typically any Trojan, worm or virus that, in essence, encrypts your files and then tries to charge you money to reverse that process. Ever since it was introduced, it caused so many problems to people that even the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) encouraged the victims affected to pay up […]

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