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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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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 […]