News

CyberCrowd Announce New Strategic Partnership With Mandiant

CyberCrowd are delighted to announce a new strategic partnership with industry leader, Mandiant. Mandiant is recognised by enterprises, governments, and law enforcement agencies worldwide as the market leaders in threat intelligence with expertise gained on the cyber frontline, this partnership gives CyberCrowd the opportunity to bring this expertise alongside their own to their clients. Mandiant […]

Pen Testing

What Determines a Good Penetration Test?

If you aren’t a cyber security expert or a penetration tester, how do you know you’re getting value for money in the service you are investing in. CREST, the certification body for Penetration testing have announced the release of its CREST defensible Penetration Test to help with exactly that. The aim is to reassure buyers […]

Technology

Managed SOC Vs Automated SOC 

The use of a Managed SOC VS an Automated SOC through EDR/XDR Tools; What are the advantages? What are the dis-advantages? What one provides you with the best solution? This begs the question: Are computers really better than people? What is a Security Operations Centre (SOC)? A Security Operations Center or SOC is a centralised […]

Information Security

Ransomware: The Risk to Our Healthcare

Ransomware is a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid. The risk ransomware poses to our healthcare system was highlighted in April 2021 when the Irish Health Service Executive (HSE) was struck by ransomware, this not only highlighted the impact of ransomware but […]

Technology

7 Benefits of Investing in Cyber Security Training

Good cyber security starts at home. That’s how the old expression goes, right? For all of the high-tech anti-malware out there, there’s no mistaking the fact that 88% of UK data breaches are caused by human error. Not hackers, computer viruses, or mysterious offshore criminals. Most breaches are caused by accidental mis-sends and link clicks […]

Information Security

Cyber Security Insurance: What You Need To Know

Cyber security insurance, or liability insurance as it’s sometimes called, can be hard to crack. Threats are multi-facilitated and hard to summarise, and in general, we don’t like to think about the worst-case scenarios in which we’d need insurance. As a result, many organisations either don’t have cyber security insurance or know they have some […]