Is your cyber security framework fit for purpose?
When we ask organisations about cyber security frameworks, responses vary from ‘we’ve implemented one already’ to ‘we know we need one but don’t know where to start’. Many, overwhelmed by the range of approaches available, just hope their information security headaches will … |More
The excitement is mounting to record highs! We can’t wait to get our keyboard-tapping fingers on the new Windows 10 to be released in a couple of months (end of July based on a leak from AMD). The new OS is promising to be what Windows 8 never managed to … |More
Encryption, Encryption, Encryption. That is what some believe to be the solution to our information protection and assurance problems. Last week, we discussed the now-defunct True Crypt, which could be used to scramble data stored on a range of devices from USB keys, to hard drives and SDDs in … |More
Well, what a week it’s been here at Commissum Towers. Our world class testing team has, as usual, been proving that Penetration Testers are not created equal and this time our esteemed colleague and Senior Security Consultant, Liam Romanis found a couple of zero day vulnerabilities in a web-based product. … |More
Seriously though, why oh why don’t people patch software? As a security consultancy, unpatched software is regularly the most common vulnerability that we see in client environments when we’re testing, or worse, when we’re investigating breaches. According to the NTT Group Global Threat Intelligence Report the number one internal and … |More
Let’s be honest here: Fingerprint sensors are so 2014. As is the ability to to bypass them. But what if you’re a researcher with vast amounts of knowledge and a willingness to prove the insecurity of everything? What are you going to go after next?
Security researcher Jan Krissler, of … |More
Well it’s been a busy week here at Commissum towers folks! We finally all managed to get together for our belated Christmas party last Friday at the most excellent Scran and Scallie gastropub in Stockbridge, Edinburgh last Friday. Suffice to say the food was excellent and the night descended into … |More