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Security testing: What should your business be doing?

Posted by Nettitude on May 30, 2019 4:39:54 PM

Security testing (including scanning, penetration testing, red teaming, and more), is often seen as a compliance bug bear. However, if your security team wants to provide a level of assurance to the business that if an attack was to take place, you are well placed to both defend and detect it, it is essential that you perform the right kind of testing for your business. In this post, we’ll take a look at the types of testing you should be deploying within your organization by explaining what each type of test does and what it can (and can’t) deliver for you.

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Topics: Cyber Security, Nettitude, News, Security Blog, Security Testing, Cyber Security Blog, Download Area, Research & Innovation

Nettitude’s Q1 2019 PERCEPTION Report: What are the latest threats facing the financial sector?

Posted by Nettitude on Apr 4, 2019 5:42:15 PM

We just released our latest edition of PERCEPTION, our cyber threat intelligence briefing for the financial services sector edited by Dr Graham Shaw. This contains informative, relevant and timely information about the cyber threat landscape for financial institutions, current threat actors and recent activities, and is designed to help you address the cyber risks faced by your organization.

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Topics: Cyber Security, Nettitude, News, Security Blog, Security Testing, Cyber Security Blog, Download Area

Developing a Cyber Security Strategy: How do you plan for the inevitable?

Posted by Nettitude on Apr 4, 2019 3:30:29 PM

 Cyber-attacks and the impact they have on organizations are becoming much better understood. However, in facing increasingly sophisticated, targeted and untargeted attacks, the complexity and scale of the threat means that avoiding a cyber-attack is becoming harder for organizations. If a cyber-attack is going to happen at some point, it’s essential that organizations plan for, and prepare to respond to, the inevitable. But this can be easier said than done. What steps do organizations need to take to develop a cyber security strategy that ensures they are prepared?

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Topics: Cyber Security, Nettitude, Security Blog, Security Testing, Cyber Security Blog, Download Area

Ransomware: Where are we now?

Posted by Nettitude on Mar 25, 2019 9:07:07 PM

By Michael Fratello, Security Consultant at Nettitude

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Topics: Cyber Security, Nettitude, News, Security Blog, Security Testing, Cyber Security Blog, Download Area, Research & Innovation

Android users still not ready to fully embrace security

Posted by Phil Buck on Jul 31, 2017 5:32:32 PM

Android malware variants are fairly common and tend to affect a large number of users at once. It was recently discovered that CepKutusu.com, an alternative Android app store in Turkey, has been serving a banking trojan to all users who download an app.[1] In addition, in June 2017, the CopyCat malware infected over 14 million devices mainly in South East Asia, with the threat actors behind the malware pocketing approximately $1.5 million in two months[2]. To compliment these reports, a recent study shows that the heaviest mobile user group (age 18-24) still lacks good security practices[3], creating a large target set for threat actors to potentially exploit.

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Topics: Security Blog

4 Steps to take to analyse a phishing email

Posted by Jules Pagna Disso on Jul 24, 2017 2:28:05 PM

Nettitude are sent many suspected phishing emails for investigation. This week we received one that is a great example of how to analyse phishing emails in a bit more depth.

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Topics: Security Blog

Nettitude ups its Incident Response game & joins FIRST

Posted by Adrian Shaw on May 30, 2017 1:05:09 PM

Having recently completed the process of joining FIRST, Nettitude’s Incident Response (IR) team were impressed with the recent release of their updated CSIRT service framework.

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Topics: Security Blog

10 Steps to Successfully Manage Data Breaches

Posted by Adrian Shaw on Mar 30, 2017 12:00:13 PM

 

In 66% of incidents, the breach went undiscovered for a month or longer.

It is paramount that your organisation responds quickly and efficiently when your organisation experiences a data breach.

We’ve simplified a 10 step process to help you respond to a data breach. If you think your systems have been hacked, please contact our 24/7 security team immediately at solutions@nettitude.com

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Topics: Security Blog

10 Steps to prepare for a data breach

Posted by Adrian Shaw on Mar 23, 2017 2:00:15 PM

Every day, over 3 million records are compromised from companies around the world. The fact is that cyber threats are no longer a question of IF, but WHEN, a breach will occur. It is vital for your company to have a cyber security plan in place so that you are ready to act if your organisation experiences a data breach.

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Topics: Security Blog, Uncategorized

PCI DSS v3.2 - The One Year Countdown has begun! Again?

Posted by Peter O'Sullivan on Feb 9, 2017 9:00:21 AM

I am sure many of you are reading this title thinking "what is he talking about, v3.2 went live ages ago" and you would be correct, however version 3.2 of the PCI DSS continues with the concept of future requirements, meaning the one year countdown to the 31st January 2018 has begun.

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Topics: Security Blog, Uncategorized

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