17 February 2015

Some of the largest and most renowned organisations in the world have become victims of hackers despite having – one would assume – top-of-the-range firewalls and anti-virus solutions.  …

5 January 2015

In January 2015, version 3.0 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) comes into force and compliance gets tougher.  Much tougher.  This is concerning for all …

29 December 2014

Cybercrime is likely to increase even more in 2015, creating inevitable issues for all types and sizes of business from law firms and accountancy practices through to major …

7 December 2014

Hackers have become more clandestine and their malware more inventive.  So, organisations can no longer safely rely on defensive systems alone.  They must start to take more proactive …

26 November 2014

Microsoft Schannel Remote Code Execution Vulnerability: CVE-2014-6321 You may have read recently about the Microsoft Schannel vulnerability (CVE-2014-6321), also called “WinShock”. This is a very serious bug in …

5 September 2014

Overview The threat landscape has changed significantly in recent years with Malware becoming increasingly sophisticated and adept at evading Antivirus software.  A recent example is UPS who were …

26 August 2014

Update on Bash Shell Vulnerability: CVE-2014-6271 Following on from yesterday’s blog, it is very likely that you will have already read about the recent bash shell code injection vulnerability, …

25 August 2014

Yesterday, CVE-2014-6271 was made public after its discovery last week by Stephane Chazelas. This is a vulnerability discovered in the widely used “bash” command interpreter in Unix and Linux …

20 August 2014

A number of times now, we have been asked how good Graylisting of emails is as a technique to try and reduce the amount of Spam a company …

14 August 2014

With our Application Control, not only do we have a large library of different applications already recognised, we can also add new applications to that database with considerable …