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Frank’s Financial New Year’s Resolution | Commissum in the Mortgage Finance Gazette & at Mutual Vision’s Cyber Conference



Frank’s Financial New Year’s Resolution | Commissum in the Mortgage Finance Gazette & at Mutual Vision’s Cyber Conference

Once again January has rolled around. With Christmas and New Year already feeling like a distant memory, thoughts turn to the year ahead for many people. 2016 was a busy year in cybersecurity terms, with the rise of ransomware, massive DDoS attacks from the zombified botnet-of-things and … |More

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

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

Shut the Backdoor! You’re Letting the Hackers Breeze in…



Shut the Backdoor! You’re Letting the Hackers Breeze in…

News broke back in March 2016 that several major law firms in the US had been breached by hackers. This may have slipped somewhat under the radar, as just a few days later came the announcement of the Mossack Fonseca leak (it was also a breach), but … |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

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

Ransomware – Practical Tips in a Straightforward Manner



Ransomware – Practical Tips in a Straightforward Manner



No doubt the evolution of ransomware remains to be a hot topic among businesses and the security community in 2016. Cybercrime ecosystems remain in place, providing easy access to tools and exploit kits to carry out crime – so here we are, trying to tackle the … |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

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