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Our Chief Security Officer Gerry is at @MonifiethHigh for their careers event. Talking all things Cyber Security.

The newly announced deadline for applications for the Cyber Essentials voucher scheme is 6 March 20. Get in-touch to discuss your eligibility to claim to to £1,000 towards certification. As an accredited certification body & Cyber Essentials assessor we’re here to support & guide

Your organisation is never too small to be the target of a cyber-attack. This is one key message Gordon Morrison is championing as he uncovers the reality of overcoming a cyber-attack. https://t.co/YdwC3vL2gb

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Don’t get more than you bargained for

Don’t get more than you bargained for

Don't get more than you bargained for By Gerry Grant, Chief Security Officer It’s that time of year again when our email inbox gets flooded with special offers and not to be missed deals. That’s right, the Boxing Day & New Year’s sales are upon us again and there can be lots of bargains to[…]

What is the Dark Web?

What is the Dark Web?

What is the Dark Web? By Gerry Grant, Chief Security Officer Every city has certain areas that you wouldn’t be happy walking around in the middle of the night on your own. The internet is similar. We often hear about a dark, dangerous, lawless place called the ‘Dark Web’, but what or where exactly is[…]

Documentary: Should energy companies be concerned about cyber security attacks?

Documentary: Should energy companies be concerned about cyber security attacks?

Cyber War Documentary by Robert Gordon University 4 December 19 Should energy companies be concerned about cyber security attacks? In the pursuit of coming up with an answer to this question, this documentary takes a deep dive into the world of the cyber criminal, providing information and statistics in accordance with energy and cyber security[…]

STV Interview with Gerry Grant on latest cyber attacks

STV Interview with Gerry Grant on latest cyber attacks

Opinion: STV interview with Gerry Grant Tuesday 12 November 19 Our Chief Security Officer Gerry Grant was invited by STV to share his expert opinion as The Labour Party is hit by a second cyber-attack across their digital platforms.  Share76Share49Share45Watch more in series VLOWdown 1: Phishing (not fishing!)   Don’t get more than you bargained[…]

What I took home from Dattocon Paris

What I took home from Dattocon Paris

What I took home from Dattocon Paris By Steve Suttar, Senior Systems Engineer. Sunday 20th of October (Day Before Dattocon): With trepidation and excitement, we began our journey to Dattocon Paris. I have visited Paris many times, however my colleague Sameer had not and was excited to experience a new city and culture firsthand.  It’s[…]

Converged Delivers Sponsorship For Curling Events

Converged Delivers Sponsorship For Curling Events

Converged Delivers Sponsorship For Curling Events IT company Converged Communication Solutions has struck a deal with Dundee Ice Arena to sponsor two curling competitions at the city’s sports venue over the coming months. Converged, which provides Internet connectivity, telephony, IT support and cyber security services to clients across Scotland, will sponsor the Thornton League division[…]

HR & IT could be a marriage made in heaven when it comes to security

HR & IT could be a marriage made in heaven when it comes to security

HR & IT could be a marriage made in heaven when it comes to security By Gerry Grant, Chief Security Officer. One area of cyber security that is often overlooked is the management of new staff and those leaving a company. But it is vital that the on-boarding and off-boarding of employees is handled correctly[…]

Compliance does not equal security

Compliance does not equal security

Compliance does not equal security By Gerry Grant, Chief Security Officer. Cyber Essentials, Cyber Essentials Plus, GDPR, ISO 27001, the list of different ways in which an organisation can show that they are taking cyber security seriously is almost endless. However, it’s important to recognise that compliance with a standard does NOT guarantee that the[…]

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