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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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Cyber attacks on Brits working from home see “huge rise”

May 29, 2020

The Guardian is reporting that cyber attackers have launched a wave of cyber-attacks trying to exploit British people working from home, as the coronavirus lockdown forces people to use often unfamiliar computer systems: The proportion of attacks targeting home workers increased from 12% of malicious email traffic before the UK’s lockdown began in March to…

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Urgent warning to businesses running online shops on the Magento platform

May 21, 2020

If you have an eCommerce site/online store your card data may be at risk due to a vulnerability which has been around for three years. The FBI has reported that attackers are exploiting this vulnerability to plant malicious script that records and steals customers card details. This affects online shops large and small, and we…

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Robert Dyas – Theft of card holder data from Ecommerce site

April 30, 2020

The Register is reporting that between 7th March and 30th March 2020 the personal details of customers including name, address, card number, expiry date and security (CVV) code had been skimmed from their website. This form of data skimming occurs when criminals plant malicious code into a website to steal customer information as they enter…

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If you think you’ve received a scam or phishing email, please report it to the NCSC

April 28, 2020

The National Cyber Security Centre recently announced their Suspicious Email Reporting Service (SERS) and have requested people report any suspicious emails to them. Here’s what they say about it: Have you spotted a suspicious email? If you have received an email which you’re not quite sure about, forward it to the Suspicious Email Reporting Service…

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Staying secure while working from home – advice from our founders on The Lockdown Show

April 27, 2020

Pete and Roz appeared on the latest edition of The Lockdown Show to give businesses advice on staying secure with so many people working from home. Here’s an edited transcript of the points they made: WFH – an opportunity and a threat I think we all know why we are working from home and for…

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Video: WFH? 6 Tips For Staying Cyber Secure

April 21, 2020

A quick 3-minute video presented by Tony outlining 6 basic tips for anyone working from home on how to stay cyber secure   See more advice for working from home at our special Covid-19 resources page   Blog version: 6 tips for staying cyber secure while remote working For employers: Secure home working for your…

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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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