Posts Tagged: hacking

Cyber Fraud Awareness

"We see staff awareness of cyber security and fraud as very important in keeping our organisation secure. Ambersail’s elearning courses and phishing exercises are really effective at driving the security message home." Operations Director - LICC Online Security Awareness Training For All Staff. Quick And Easy To Use. Designed For All Staff. Easy to understand, story based... Read more »

Cyber Essentials Certification Body

We’re pleased to announce that Ambersail is a Cyber Essentials Certification Body and we can help you achieve either Stage 1 or Stage 2 compliance as required. Cyber Essentials is a UK Government-sponsored scheme open to organisations of all sizes.  It includes a formal certification showing adherence to a basic set of information security controls. It is… Read more »

Recovering from a Hacking Incident: A Guide

By Andrew Lisa Getting hacked is never fun, all too common, and never 100 percent preventable. Hackers can impersonate you, damage your online reputation, or steal your money. In the event that it happens to you – and it’s very likely that it may – the actions you take in the immediate aftermath will determine… Read more »

Security News Roundup: Defending The Indefensible

Here’s a data security conundrum. The news that anonymous DNA sample data has been used to personally identify the original donor sounds, at first, like an information security problem. The reality is, it isn’t.  A team of geneticists has shown there is a systematic weakness in the way that this data is handled. It turns out… Read more »

Security News Roundup: Can You Hear Me Now?

Sometimes, the price of success is unwanted attention. Witness the apparently stratospheric rise in malware on the Android mobile platform. With mobile usage continuing to explode, coupled with the vast array of valuable data we store and access from our phones, it should come as no surprise that the  bad guys want a piece of… Read more »

Security News Roundup: The Demise Of The Human

With the US version of the RSA conference in full swing this week, we’re pleased to be able to present some signal despite the noise. It turns out that China is being hacked by the US. There, we said it. As they say, it takes two to tango, so we presume this comes as no great… Read more »

Security News Roundup: Chinese Take-away

The biggest story this week. Chinese military unit behind ‘prolific and sustained hacking’ says security report.  A highly-skilled team of intelligence gatherers working systematically to steal confidential information from organisations around the globe?  Shocking stuff – we can’t imagine for a moment that our government is doing the same thing. But things move fast in the murky… Read more »