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The Investigatory Powers Bill Has Been Granted Royal Assent and is Now UK Law



The Investigatory Powers Bill Has Been Granted Royal Assent and is Now UK Law

We haven’t heard much lately about the Investigatory Powers Bill – dubbed the “Snooper’s Charter” by its opponents – and to be fair there’s been quite a lot on. We’ve had Brexit and its fallout, the Rio Olympics, Internet of Things botnets running wild, and now President-elect … |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

Thoughts on Threats #2 – Web-based Attacks Hidden in Plain Sight



Thoughts on Threats #2 – Web-based Attacks Hidden in Plain Sight


Back in August, we kicked off the Thoughts on Threats series with a look at the top-rated threat in ENISA’s Threat Landscape study from 2015. In this instalment, we’re heading down the list to the number two spot for a closer look at one of the web’s … |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 – 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

Are Phishing Attacks Here to Stay?



Are Phishing Attacks Here to Stay?



Phishing is a frequent cause of data security incidents in organisations. It is probably one of the most effective social engineering tools in the hacker’s kit. The reason a lot of organisations become targets of phishing attacks is that employees are simply not aware of its … |More

Is Your Mobile Phone Helping Hackers’ to Please Their Wishes?



Is Your Mobile Phone Helping Hackers’ to Please Their Wishes?

Two French researchers have created a rig consisting of a USRP (Universal Software Radio Peripheral) radio, an antenna, an amplifier as well as a laptop running the GNU Radio software to test if they can control Siri, Cortana and Google Now remotely. Unfortunately the straightforward answer is yes, although there … |More

Mrs Clinton Chose Convenience over Security



Mrs Clinton Chose Convenience over Security

The story about Hillary Rodham Clinton’s use of a private email server for purposes that are far beyond the personal level has gone viral. When Mrs Clinton served as US Secretary of State she should have thought her actions through better… Using private, potentially less secure, email when dealing with … |More

Apple App Store – Is It Still a Safe Haven?



Apple App Store – Is It Still a Safe Haven?

One of the most trusted tech giants Apple has recently experienced a cyber attack that affected Apple Store apps used on both iPhones and iPads in China.

Hackers created a genuine looking fake version of Apple’s software for building iOS and MAC apps, Xcode. App developers were a main target … |More