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Honda’s global operations hit by cyber-attack

June 10, 2020

The BBC is reporting that Honda was hit with a confirmed cyber attack yesterday, and while the Japanese car-maker is currently insisting that no data has been breached, the attack has impacted its global operations, forcing it to halt work at its UK plant and suspend operations in North America, Turkey, Italy and Japan. “Honda…

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Spike in Google searches reveals uncertainty around security and home working

April 9, 2020

According to Computer Weekly, an analysis of searches in Google over the last few weeks has highlighted that the Covid-19 crisis is presenting significant cyber security challenges. There has been an alarming –  yet sadly, unsurprising – increase in the number of searches for preparing Business Continuity Plans. It’s one of those things that’s been…

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My quest to launch a SOC and SIEM solution that’s actually suitable (and affordable) for SMEs

April 8, 2020

Since 2016, I’ve been looking for a solution that can give SMEs visibility of activity on their network that threatens their environment. Unfortunately, many organisations don’t know what data is actively entering or leaving their networks – let alone what is normally passing through. And the technology exists – it’s been used by large organisations…

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Securious online interactive ISO 27001 Academy

New: Online ISO 27001 Academy

March 31, 2020

Covid-19 has accelerated our plans to launch our Online ISO 27001 Academy, which makes it easy and cost-effective for organisations with remote workers to implement an information security system that helps them align with – and achieve – ISO 27001:2013.  With the whole world on lockdown and many team members working remotely, we know business…

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Awareness training vitally important as Covid-19 phishing scams increase

March 27, 2020

The amount of phishing attacks targeting individuals and organisations alike during the Covid-19 pandemic are increasing massively. KnowBe4 benchmarking has found that 37.9 percent of users without security awareness training will fail a phishing test, up 8.3 percent from last year. That is a worrying amount of people. Research from various organisations who monitor global…

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Why I love working in cyber security – Ann Barron

March 22, 2020

Worn many hats My journey into Cyber Security isn’t typical for a middle-aged woman and I do enjoy people’s reactions when I respond to the question, ‘what do you do for a living?’ During my life I have worn many hats and had a variety of jobs – but, they were mostly just that: ‘jobs’.…

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6 tips for staying cyber secure while remote working 

March 20, 2020

This post was written by Sam, one of our Cyber Security Consultants Photo cred – Nigel As many of us have recently found out, working from home is vastly different from working in your normal office or workspace. Many technologies aim to virtualise the office environment, allowing teams to communicate, coordinate and interact on projects.…

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Statement

March 18, 2020

We understand this is a stressful time for businesses of all sizes. A global pandemic brings with it new challenges, risks and fears, which need to be considered, mitigated and managed. But it’s not all bad: businesses are adapting and evolving at an incredible speed in response to Covid-19 – Securious included – and I’m…

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Secure home working for your staff through the Coronavirus pandemic

March 13, 2020

Many companies are now actively encouraging their employees to work from home due to issues surrounding the spread of the virus. Many larger organisations already have the infrastructure and working practises in place to accommodate large scale home working by employees – Google’s parent company Alphabet (yes, Google is actually owned by a bigger company!)…

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A workshop in Wiltshire with Inspire

March 10, 2020

Four of the Securious team had a great time running a half-day cyber security workshop organised by Inspire for some of Wiltshire’s most exciting businesses. The intention was to help business leaders get to grips with the challenges cyber security presents in a completely non-technical way. We introduced the opportunities good cyber security offers for…

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