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Cyber Essentials
Peter Bassill

How to Pass Cyber Essentials – Part 3

The third installment in the “How to Pass Cyber Essentials” series. In this post, I am looking at one of the most important, and often the hardest to pass section of the questionnaire. Secure Configuration.

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Cyber Essentials
Peter Bassill

How to Pass Cyber Essentials – Part 2

In my first post on “How to Pass Cyber Essentials”, I covered the initial sections which looked at your external facing systems and any cloud provisioned services you use. Now we move onto the Security Controls Questionnaire.

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Cyber Essentials
Peter Bassill

How to Pass Cyber Essentials – Part 1

We see a lot of Cyber Essentials applications through the year and over time it has become clear that some businesses are, quite understandably, not really understanding the questions.

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Data Protection
Peter Bassill

Why Clickjacking is bad and some pentest firms are wrong

I work with a fair few ladies and gents who do bug bounties and while sitting on the beach during one of our hack on the beach sessions, I posed the question “How friggin evil is clickjacking, PoC or GTFO.” The challenge was set, and here is what we decided.

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News
Peter Bassill

Linux Kernel Denies Service

Four recent vulnerabilities have been uncovered by the one and only Netflix researchers within the FreeBSD and Linux kernels which may result in denial of service.

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News
Peter Bassill

Google Calendar Attacks Unsuspecting Mobile Users!

A very sophisticated cyber phishing attack targets Gmail users through fraud and unwelcome Google Calendar notifications. This campaign takes advantage of a single common default feature for people using Gmail on their smartphone: “Calendar invites automatically pop up on phones, prompting users to accept or decline them.”

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News
Peter Bassill

News Roundup for 28 June 2019

News roundup for 28 July 2019. As the world prepares for another mass worm invasion in the form of BlueKeep, we see more zero days, breaches of privacy and epic fails.

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Covid-19 Update

We Remain Open

At this present time we have taken all the relevant measures to ensure our team are safe. Until further notice all our “onsite” engagements will either be postponed or performed remotely via VPN or one of our appliances.

Please bear with us if we need to reschedule some of your work. As a collective, we are also volunteering our time to support the elderly and assist essential services.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Peter
CEO & Founder