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Guide to Incident Management

Cybersecurity incidents are increasing, and it is highly likely that all organisations will, at some point, face a security incident. When a cybersecurity incident occurs, it is essential that it is managed effectively to reduce the amount of harm. What is a cybersecurity incident? Cybersecurity incidents take the form of many different guises. These incidents […]

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August 13, 2020

Dan Richards

Three Reasons to Outsource Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is one of the most significant challenges that businesses of all sizes face. As technology progresses and changes, business owners are experiencing more cybersecurity threats than ever before. Add to this the economic impact that the COVID pandemic has inflicted on organisations, and we see a direct impact on IT and security spending. Expenditure […]

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August 6, 2020

Dan Richards

PCI Penetration Testing

As part of the mandated PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard), regular assessment of systems and processes must be carried out to maintain the protection of cardholder data. Any business that handles card data has specific responsibilities to ensure the safety of any information they hold. Both internal and external penetration testing must be done […]

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July 12, 2020

Dan Richards

Guide to Phishing

What is Phishing?  Phishing is a method of Social Engineering, whereby an attacker attempts to exfiltrate various types of confidential information such as Usernames, Passwords, Credit card number etc. by gaining a level of ‘trust’. Phishing attempts come in multiple forms such as phone calls (Vishing), SMS (Smishing) and quite possibly the most common form […]

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June 12, 2020

Dan Richards

Zoom Vulnerabilities

The United Kingdom was put into lockdown under the guidance of an unprecedented broadcast to the nation on Monday 23rd March 2020. The advice and support from the UK government directed a massive national transformation and shift for the day to day operations for most businesses.  Most businesses and organisations are making use of working […]

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May 12, 2020

Dan Richards

Covid-19 & APT

This week Dominic Raab shared the impact Covid-19 has had across organisations in the UK and USA. Raab stated that an increase in activity from APT’s has been identified throughout the crisis. He emphasised that the impact APT level threats can have on an economy can be substantial, and to prepare and mitigate this risks, […]

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May 6, 2020

Dan Richards

COVID 19 Reponse

Message from the CEO Stuart Joce – OmniCyberSecurity   At OmniCyber Security, the health of our employees and clients is the highest priority. As a business, our service is mostly uninterrupted, and our teams are working remotely and delivering as usual.   Cyber Security is still an essential topic for businesses of all sizes. With access to […]

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April 15, 2020

Stuart Joce

WFH Cyber Security Guide

Many employers are asking people to work from home in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus and the government’s advice. The current guidance recommends remote working wherever possible and to partake in social distancing as part of the delay phase strategy. Other people are self-isolating because they have symptoms or wish to work from home by […]

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March 22, 2020

Dan Richards

Mobile Application Testing

Mobile applications, or apps, are increasingly a part of everyday life. Often, apps are fundamental to business operations, and this is becoming the norm. App security is vital, and mobile application testing is something that all companies should partake. Mobile application testing is essentially a penetration test for your mobile app.   A security breach through a mobile […]

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January 18, 2020

Dan Richards