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James Moffitt

Account Manager James Moffitt has experience working in varying different departments within businesses, from sales, project coordination, purchasing and supplier management. After working within the creative and renewable energy industries, James is now excited to be making the move to cyber security, working as Account Manager at Securious. Originally from North Yorkshire, James and has…

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Ben Strudwick

Cyber Security Consultant Benjamin Strudwick is a cyber security professional who has experience of working within the public sector including Ministry of Defence (MoD) trading fund United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO). His experience includes specialising in servers and storage by working as a Systems Engineer within a DevOps team. He has also worked in IT…

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Bideford Half Marathon – Roz on the run!

On the 11th March Roz Woodward from Securious is running the Bideford Half Marathon with several  Okehampton Hockey Club members to raise money for two South West charities. The chosen charities are Hospicecare and Mind mental health, both of which are important charities to members of our clubs. All proceeds will go towards these charities and the Okehampton Hockey clubs. There…

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Tony Dyhouse

Non-Executive Director and Senior Cyber Security Consultant Tony Dyhouse  is an experienced Cyber Security professional who has held senior roles in Government and private industry including British Gas, ICL/Fujitsu, the Defence Evaluation & Research Agency (DERA later QinetiQ) and has worked with the UK Intelligence Agencies. Tony’s professional qualifications include Incorporated Engineer (IEng) and Certified…

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Ali Hodges

HR & Training Consultant Ali has over 15 years’ experience in recruiting, on-boarding and HR management and development. She spent over 10 years at Hays PLC where she was the senior recruiter specialising in the finance sector. Ali now specialises in cyber security, high-growth renewable technology and engineering sectors. She is an associate of the…

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Darren Grey

Operations Manager Darren Grey has a military background in the areas of security and intelligence and works as Operations Manager at Securious. Darren’s passion for security has always been to assist others in understanding the threats faced and then to help them gain the knowledge and confidence necessary to protect themselves. He has built upon his skills…

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Compliance with PCI DSS 3.2 likely to meet requirements of GDPR

PCI DSS 3.2 and GDPR, two major standards coming into force in 2018. It is important to get the ball rolling as soon as possible. The PSBE Cyber News Group is reporting that being compliant with PCI DSS 3.2 will more than likely mean compliance with the new GDPR. Changes for the new Payment Card…

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Ransomware everywhere!

Ransomware is a very real threat for all businesses – be prepared! The BBC is reporting that ransomware attacks are a frequent occurrence in large institutions, including Universities and The NHS. “Bournemouth University, which boasts a cybersecurity centre, has been hit 21 times in the last 12 months. Twenty-eight NHS Trusts said they had been affected.” Ransomware…

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PCI DSS Compliance can be confusing for small merchants

How confident are small merchants with their annual PCI DSS compliance? Merchants often find that the simplest of self assessment questionnaires (SAQs) for PCI DSS compliance are less than simple – and can often tie them in knots. They are not always confident that they are reporting to the right level of compliance and the…

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