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Cybersecurity Takes You Places – Commissum’s Globetrotting October



Cybersecurity Takes You Places – Commissum’s Globetrotting October

Where has the year gone? It’s November already and we’ve seen some big changes here at Commissum HQ.

Looking back to January, we moved into our new offices at the Shore in Edinburgh. Since then our team has increased by half – with Caius, Jack, … |More

Commissum Press Release – Commissum Continue Senior Technical Resource Recruitment with new Senior Consultant Norbert Baliga



Commissum Press Release – Commissum Continue Senior Technical Resource Recruitment with new Senior Consultant Norbert Baliga

2nd November, 2016

46 Shore

EH6 6QU

Edinburgh, Midlothian

For immediate release.

COMMISSUM PRESS RELEASE – COMMISSUM CONTINUE SENIOR TECHNICAL RESOURCE RECRUITMENT WITH NEW SENIOR CONSULTANT NORBERT BALIGA

Norbert joins Commissum at a very exciting time for the Edinburgh-based Cybersecurity consultancy. His addition is part of the … |More

Commissum at the Scottish Universities Cybersecurity Challenge



Commissum at the Scottish Universities Cybersecurity Challenge


October marks European Cybersecurity month – and what better way to kick things off than with the Scottish Universities Cybersecurity Challenge, a two-day long camp which saw some of the nation’s finest cyber-brains duke it out for the top spot – and the honour of being … |More

Commissum Press Release – Further Growth at Commissum with Hire of Cybersecurity Consultant Jon Prince



Commissum Press Release – Further Growth at Commissum with Hire of Cybersecurity Consultant Jon Prince

6th September, 2016

46 Shore

EH6 6QU

Edinburgh, Midlothian
For immediate release.

COMMISSUM PRESS RELEASE – FURTHER GROWTH AT COMMISSUM WITH HIRE OF CYBERSECURITY CONSULTANT JON PRINCE

Jon is the latest hire at growing Edinburgh cybersecurity firm Commissum, joining as security consultant.

Ever-expanding demand within Commissum’s … |More

Commissum Press Release – Commissum Expands with Addition of New Birmingham Office



Commissum Press Release – Commissum Expands with Addition of New Birmingham Office

24th August, 2016

46 Shore

EH6 6QU

Edinburgh, Midlothian
For immediate release

COMMISSUM PRESS RELEASE – COMMISSUM EXPANDS WITH ADDITION OF NEW BIRMINGHAM OFFICE

Commissum can announce this week the opening of their new premises in Birmingham, as part of ongoing growth at the cybersecurity firm. … |More

Commissum Press Release – Award-Winning Graduate Caius Gurgu Joins Commissum



Commissum Press Release – Award-Winning Graduate Caius Gurgu Joins Commissum

12th July, 2016

46 Shore

EH6 6QU

Edinburgh, Midlothian
For immediate release.

COMMISSUM PRESS RELEASE – AWARD-WINNING GRADUATE CAIUS GURGU JOINS COMMISSUM

Caius joins Commissum’s ever growing cyber security technical team as a Security Analyst. He will be working on Commissum’s innovative range of cyber security … |More

Commissum Press Release – Jay George Steps Up To Chief Operating Officer Role At Commissum



Commissum Press Release – Jay George Steps Up To Chief Operating Officer Role At Commissum

 1st July, 2016

46 Shore

EH6 6QU

Edinburgh, Midlothian
For immediate release

COMMISSUM PRESS RELEASE – JAY GEORGE STEPS UP TO CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER ROLE AT COMMISSUM

Commissum is delighted to announce that Jay George will be taking on a new role as Chief Operating Officer from … |More

Commissum Press Release – Commissum’s Growth Continues With New Marketing Assistant



Commissum Press Release – Commissum’s Growth Continues With New Marketing Assistant

 

27th June, 2016

46 Shore

EH6 6QU

Edinburgh, Midlothian
For immediate release.

COMMISSUM PRESS RELEASE – COMMISSUM’S GROWTH CONTINUES WITH NEW MARKETING ASSISTANT

Jack Matthews joins Commissum this month as a Marketing Assistant, contributing to the company’s ongoing growth.

Jack graduated with a BA Honours in … |More

The More We All Know About IT Security the Better!



The More We All Know About IT Security the Better!



For those in the know, last Thursday evening saw the first Security Scotland MeetUp. It was organised and hosted by Stu Hirst of Skyscanner at their snazzy office in the Quartermile part of Edinburgh. I think it’s safe to say the night was a massive success … |More

Brand New and Yellow… Commissum Headquarter Office!



Brand New and Yellow… Commissum Headquarter Office!



We hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year. The start to 2016 has certainly been a busy one for us! We announced late last year that due to our continued growth we would be moving to a new head office in the heart … |More

Commissum Press Release





28th October 2015

142 Commercial Street

EH6 6LB

Edinburgh

 

COMMISSUM PRESS RELEASE

 

Mona Yang joins Commissum as Trainee Security Consultant and Project Coordinator, a newly created role spanning both operations management and consultancy delivery. Mona will assist Commissum in more efficient project delivery … |More

Commissum in Japan – Karate, Crazy KitKats, Cybersecurity – All in One!



Commissum in Japan – Karate, Crazy KitKats, Cybersecurity – All in One!



For those of you passionate about martial arts, especially Karate, you might be left feeling slightly jealous after reading this article. Jay George, Managing Consultant at Commissum, recently returned from a business and pleasure trip Japan. Business out the way he has returned with holiday … |More

Commissum and Friends at the Rugby World Cup Opener



Commissum and Friends at the Rugby World Cup Opener



We think it’s safe to say Rugby fever has certainly been caught by the nation, and Commissum is no exception! For our first home RWC in many years Commissum and friends rolled into Twickenham for the historic and epic opener. It was an excellent match with … |More

Commissum Press Release – Robert Cretu Has Successfully Completed His CREST CRT Examination



Commissum Press Release – Robert Cretu Has Successfully Completed His CREST CRT Examination



23rd July, 2015
142 Commercial Street
EH6 6LB
Edinburgh, Midlothian

COMMISSUM PRESS RELEASE

Commissum, providers of cyber security testing and consultancy services, today announces Test Analyst, Robert Cretu, has successfully completed his CREST (Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers) Registered Tester (CRT) examination.

Martin Finch, CEO … |More

The Commissum Casino Rolled Into Town For InfoSec 2015!



The Commissum Casino Rolled Into Town For InfoSec 2015!



Earlier on this month Commissum had a chance to exhibit at the largest Information Security event in Europe. Our team spent 3 full days at Olympia Kensington, showcasing our latest services and talking to visitors about emergent trends in Cyber Security.

This year our stand had

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HP Software Update Privilege Escalation Vulnerability




Introduction

This document is a technical advisory for a privilege escalation weakness found in HP Software Update as supplied with HP Photosmart 5520 e-ALL-IN-ONE series software. This document is being released in order to alert HP to the risk detailed below and to request remediation. Please … |More

Commissum press release





13th May, 2015

142 Commercial Street

EH6 6LB

Edinburgh, Midlothian

COMMISSUM PRESS RELEASE

 

Ruta Verbickaite joins Commissum as Marketing Assistant.

Ruta graduates from Heriot-Watt University with an MA Honours in Economics and Marketing this year. Her course has taught her both how to look … |More

Commissum Technical Advisory – Ericom AccessNow Server Weaknesses



 Ericom AccessNow Server 2.x Multiple Vulnerabilities

 Introduction

This document is a technical advisory for weaknesses found in Ericom AccessNow Server. This document is being released in order to alert Ericom customers to the risks detailed below and to request remediation. Please note that this document may be subject to modification … |More

Commissum Awarded Crown Commercial Service G-Cloud 6 Framework



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Press Release

Commissum, a leading UK provider of Cyber Security consultancy and technical services is pleased to announce its inclusion in the Crown Commercial Service’s “G-Cloud 6” Framework – Lot 4 Specialist Cloud Services. Commissum has had its full portfolio of cyber security consulting and technical services incorporated in the |More

Commissum Achieves Cyber Essentials Plus Certification



Commissum Achieves Cyber Essentials Plus Certification

Press Release

Edinburgh – Wednesday 28th January 2015

Commissum, a leading UK cyber security services provider, is proud to announce this week it was assessed for and has passed the Cyber Essentials Plus Certification. Launched in 2014, Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed, industry supported scheme to help organisations protect themselves |More

Cyber Security Export – Human Rights Violation?



Cyber Security Export – Human Rights Violation?

It’s fairly obvious that selling guns to foreign powers carries heavy ethical concerns, and can land the seller in a lot of trouble if not conducted in accordance with the law. But what about cyber security products? Could the sale of web filters and monitoring software lead to a breach … |More

Regin, A Thoroughly Developed Malware



Regin, A Thoroughly Developed Malware

Stuxnet, Duqu, Flame, Wiper, what all of these have in common, apart from the fancy names, is a place of honour in the all-time Hall Of Fame of malicious computer programs (if there would ever be such a thing). Just recently, what is considered by the malware analysts at Symantec|More

Commissum Exhibit at London Law Expo 2014



Commissum Exhibit at London Law Expo 2014

On Tuesday 14th October, Commissum exhibited at what was the largest conference for C-level professionals from the entire legal sector – ‘London Law Expo 2014′. The event was completely sold out, and was attended by over 3000 visitors.

The Commissum stand was visited by a wide range of conference … |More

Commissum Sponsors Prize for Best Students on Open University Course



Commissum Sponsors Prize for Best Students on Open University Course

The leading information security practice Commissum is continuing its incentive of sponsoring the prize for the best student on The Open University course module M886 – “Information Security Management.”

The prize is awarded annually for the overall best student in assessments throughout the length of the course.

The postgraduate “Information … |More

Cyber Security 2014



Two of the Commissum team attended the Cyber Security 2014 “The Threats and The Opportunities” on 6th February 2014; Senior Consultant Jay George, and Sales Manager Mark Pittman. The event was held at Gogarburn Conference Centre at RBS World Headquarters in Edinburgh.

The event was well attended; the main … |More

New Team Member at Commissum



Jay George has recently joined Commissum as a senior consultant bringing a wealth of knowledge in security, particularly around managed services and incident management.

Jay’s experience in managed services covers the full range of implementation and management activities, from initial scoping of requirements, selection and deployment of technical countermeasures, and … |More

Commissum Sponsors Securing The Law Firm 2014



Commissum attended as one of the sponsors of this event at the London Marriot Hotel Grosvenor Square on 29th January, sponsoring.

Commissum has a long track record of working with the legal sector. The purpose of attending the event was to engage with the wider sector in a forum … |More

Ten Issues To Consider With Mobile Device Security



Mobile devices are more and more compact and powerful, and we are becoming dependent upon them in both our personal and business lives.

In the business world they have revolutionised working practice. We carry our information with us and expect to be connected everywhere. However the attributes of compactness functionality, … |More

Are You Prepared for Penetration Testing?



5 things you should take into account in preparing for a penetration test

If you are adopting a best practice approach to security, and as part of this you are looking to engage an independent specialist company to conduct penetration testing; the following are some important points to consider.

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Are You Technically Prepared for Penetration Testing?



Penetration Testing Preparation – Check the Basics Yourself

5 areas you can check yourself before the penetration test starts to maximise your return on the investment you make

When preparing to engage an independent specialist security testing company to undertake a penetration test on your network and systems, you will … |More

Mark Pittman Joins Commissum as Sales Manager



Commissum is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Pittman as a Sales Manager.  The main focus of the position is to deliver business growth and to evaluate and implement the most effective enablers to achieve this. Having had a business development focused career in the information technology sector spanning … |More

Is WAR Dialling a Thing Of The Past?



War Dialling – a Thing of the Past or the Return of Forgotten Evil?

Are you part of an organisation that performs war dialling as part of their regular external security audits? I can almost guarantee that most readers of this article will answer ‘no’ to that question. By not … |More