Nettitude Wins Best Cyber Security Service Accolade at US Mutual Fund Services Awards
Nettitude has today released a new Cyber Threat Intelligence report, which details the recent findings of our threat activity monitoring during Q3 2016.
Nettitude, the global leader in the delivery of cyber assurance, and managed security services, has become a founding member of CREST’s new US Chapter, after the accreditation and certification body signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Security Agency (NSA) to take over the operation of its Cyber Incident Response Assistance (CIRA) accreditation programme.
Nettitude, has identified a coordinated DDoS extortion and ransomware campaign, which has been targeting financial institutions over the past few days. Senior managers at the affected organisations received emails purporting to be from the Armada Collective, threatening DDoS attacks and demanding Bitcoin payments. The companies were also threatened with the powerful Cerber ransomware, should they fail to pay the initial ransom.
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Nettitude has been named Consulting Practice of the Year at the 2016 Cyber Security Awards, after being highly commended in this category in 2015. The awards recognise leading individuals, teams, companies and products in the cyber security industry. Judged by a panel of industry experts, the winners were announced at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel London on Thursday 23rd June.
Nettitude has today released the first issue of a new dedicated cyber threat intelligence briefing for the financial services industry. Aimed at providing informative, relevant and timely information about current threat actors and their activities, based on the findings of Nettitude’s security researchers, the report is designed to help financial services firms address the evolving risks facing their business and the industry as a whole.
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