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A Look Back at Novembers Top Cybersecurity News

Welcome to our monthly round-up of “Cyber Security News of the Month”. This month’s round-up is centred around the European Union regarding new cyber defence policies and legislation to assist in cyber resilience across the member states. We also dive into a €10 million ransomware demand on the department of Seine-et-Marne and an €800,000 fine issued to Discord by The CNIL.   Latest Cybersecurity…

Top 5 Cyber Security Tips For Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday traditionally mark the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. They are also a key time of year where you can scour the internet searching for discounts on your favourite brands. The increase in online shoppers makes it a prime opportunity for malicious actors such as scammers, phishers and identity thieves to take advantage of the flurry of online shoppers for…

Top Takeaways From the ENISA Threat Landscape Report

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) has released the 10th edition of its Threat Landscape Report detailing the top threats and trends observed in Europe between July 2021 and July 2022. In this blog, we discuss the key cybersecurity trends from the report including the primary threats to organisations and the steps to take to mitigate against them.   Key Cybersecurity Trends…

Secora Partners with Automated Compliance Provider Vanta

Secora Consulting is delighted to formally be partnering with automated compliance provider Vanta, to help our customers efficiently achieve and maintain compliance with some of the industries most sought after standards such as ISO 27001, PCI DSS, SOC2 and HIPAA.   What is Vanta? Vanta is the leading automated security and compliance platform that helps your business achieve and maintain…

Cybersecurity News of the Month - October 2022

Welcome to our monthly cybersecurity news round-up. In this month's round-up, ransomware has been top of the news with several data breaches involving malicious attacks and details released of the cost of ransomware attacks to Hackney council and Interserve. We also examine the top takeaways from the ‘Global Incident Response Threat Report’ and explore a recent report revealing how almost half of…

Top takeaways from Global Incident Response Threat Report

VMware recently released their annual ‘Global Incident Response Threat Report’ revealing the key cybersecurity trends based on events over the past year.  The report dives into several threat areas including, ransomware attacks, lateral movement attacks, the risks posed by deepfakes, API security systems and Business Email Compromise (BEC). It is critical for IT professionals to understand and…

The EU Cyber Resiliency Act

Published just yesterday, the European Union’s Cyber Resiliency Act (CRA) aims to implement a set of standards that must be met by products that contain digital elements throughout their entire lifecycle. The Act attempts to address a lack of transparency in cybersecurity when it comes to products with digital elements; think Internet of Things devices such as Internet-connected doorbells…

Secora Consulting exhibiting at TechConnect Live 2022

Secora Consulting will be exhibiting at this year's TechConnect Live, running in the RDS Dublin on the 13th September 2022. We welcome you to visit us at stand A8, where we will be showcasing our range of penetration testing and cyber advisory services. Our team will be at hand to discuss how we can assist you in improving your cybersecurity operations and create a robust cybersecurity posture to…

Cybersecurity News of the Month - August 2022

Welcome to our monthly instalment of “Cyber Security News of the Month”. At Secora, we believe that learning from past cybersecurity incidents can enable organisations to better withstand and even prevent future cyber security attacks. With that in mind, in this blog, we take a look back at August’s cyber security breaches, cyber security awareness and hot topic of the month. Be sure to subscribe…

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