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Back to School Bedlam for the University of Utah

As we enter into the end of August/start of September, a lot of us are concerned with our children going back to school. Even without the current COVID restrictions, parents have plenty on their plate: school supplies, books and a plethora of other tasks that need to be tended to. On the other hand, teachers and lecturers now find themselves returning to a familiar environment with some unfamiliar…

6 Tips and Tricks to Spot a Phishing Email

A report released by INTERPOL in early August shows that phishing has accounted for 59% of cyberattacks exploiting fears around COVID-19 in the first four months of 2020. It is no secret that COVID-19 has been seen as an opportunity by many cybercriminals to conduct phishing attacks. Criminals are using the confusion and misinformation associated with the COVID-19 pandemic to their benefit. We…

4 Reasons Why You Should Secure Your Website

Since the Covid-19 Pandemic arrived on Ireland’s shores it has caused major disruption to life as we knew it. A nationwide lockdown forced many businesses to close their doors to customers effectively shutting sources of revenue. However, as a nation, we reacted and adapted to this new way of life with a level of efficiency that certainly makes me proud to be Irish. Many Irish businesses have…

Garmin Run Into Major Ransomware Problem

On Thursday 23rd July, hackers hit the American GPS and fitness giant Garmin with a ransomware attack which took many of their systems offline for more than 5 days. Website functions, customer support, customer-facing applications and company communications were all interrupted by the attack. This included the flyGarmin and Garmin Pilot app both suffered days-long outages. On a less impactful but…

Incident Response - It's How Quickly You Can Recover From a Breach That Matters

As discussed in the first blog of this series, when going through our recent rebranding process our team took a long hard look at the list of services we offered. On the back of this, we decided to sort our services into a more coherent structure to make it easier for clients to understand which service is right for them. Today, we take a closer look at our Incident Response service line. This…

Adversary Simulation - Become Proactive Rather Than Reactive to Potential Threats

As discussed in the first blog of this series, when going through our recent rebranding process our team took a long hard look at the list of services we offered. On the back of this, we decided to sort our services into a more coherent structure to make it easier for clients to understand which service is right for them. Today, we take a closer look at our Adversary Simulation service line. This…

Penetration Testing - Understand how a Cyberattack Could Affect Your Organisation

As discussed in the first blog of this series, when going through our recent rebranding process our team took a long hard look at the list of services we offered. On the back of this, we decided to sort our services into a more coherent structure to make it easier for clients to understand which service is right for them. Today, we take a closer look at our Penetration Testing service line. This…

Baseline Assessments - Start Understanding Your Cyber Security Risks

As discussed in our blog last week. When we were going through our recent rebranding process our team took a long hard look at the list of services we offered. On the back of this, we decided to sort our services into a more coherent structure to make it easier for clients to understand which service would be right for them. Today, we take a closer look at our Baseline Assessments service line…

Security Testing - It Starts With a Question

When Secora Consulting was going through the recent rebranding process our team took a long hard look at the list of services we offered. We wanted to sort our services into a more coherent structure to make it easier for clients to understand which service would be right for them. Originally, service lines were technology-centric, which is common in this industry. A customer normally has a need…

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