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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 installment, we’re heading down the list to the number two spot for a closer look at one of the web’s … |More

Supporting Growth in Cybersecurity Skills



Supporting Growth in Cybersecurity Skills

Cybersecurity is one of the most exciting and progressive careers out there. Computing and STEM graduates currently have their pick of cybersecurity career paths as the number of opportunities seems to greatly outstrip the number of candidates.

With the average salary for cybersecurity jobs on the up … |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

Juniper Firewall Backdoor Christmas Cracker!



Juniper Firewall Backdoor Christmas Cracker!



How the heck did Juniper, the world’s second largest vendor of networking kit allow a backdoor on its enterprise firewall OS?
There are so many how, what, when and who’s to this story that it’s worth breaking it down somewhat to understand the background…

I want … |More

Who Cares? It’s Only Security.



Who Cares? It’s Only Security.



I saw the above image on LinkedIn earlier and started writing a response to a couple of comments lambasting the fact security was way down at number 7 despite it being the fear fodder of the press. There were some insightful comments and I started offering … |More

Hilton Hotels Group – Victim of a Data Breach?



Hilton Hotels Group – Victim of a Data Breach?

The global hospitality company, Hilton, is investigating claims of a data breach. Whilst the actual number of properties that might have been affected is not publicised, it is known that a data breach affected a “large number of Hilton Hotels and franchise properties” operating in the United States. Hackers are … |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