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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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DON’T BE A PHISHERMAN’S FRIEND

We all take email for granted these days. In fact, a lot of people have gone beyond taking it for granted and would rather replace it with tools like Slack or Microsoft Teams. Still others think that we rely on email too much and most of us struggle to contain our overflowing email inboxes at work. Because of […]

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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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Simple Checklist for Beefing Up Security in Your SME

Simple Checklist for Beefing Up Security in Your SME Unfortunately, a lot of businesses in the SME space think that they don’t need to be concerned with incorporating cyber security into their operations. This is simply because they are under the impression that their businesses are too small to attract any attention from hackers. They […]

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Cybersecurity in 2019

Cyber Security in 2019 What threats or new trends can you expect to see in 2019. We had a chat with the team here at CyberCrowd and come up with the following buzzwords. As a result, we thought it might be useful to share our view and explain what they mean. Blockchain Technology There are […]

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Pen Testing – Revised

Intorduction to Pen Testing Pen testers, popularly known as penetration tester or Ethical Hackers, are usually hired to expose your security, recognise risks and vulnerabilities, and give recommendations for improving your security. An important step in penetration testing is Intelligence Gathering. Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) gathering starts out by the white hat hacker learning all […]

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Cybersecurity – Everyone’s Responsibility

Cybersecurity – Everyone’s Responsibility In this age of technology, cybersecurity is no longer just a matter of concern to the security staff of a company. It’s implicated on everyone as anyone now can become a victim. Cybersecurity has taken a different landscape. Perpetrators are using more sophisticated schemes to breach information. More attacks are becoming […]