fraud

Addressing the issue of Social Engineering

Mark Cutting Management, Risk, Security, Testing 11 Comments

Security is often relaxed when a level of trust exists between two (or more) parties. But what happens if the entity you trust is not who they say they are ? Social engineering‍ is a psychological technique and attack vector used by cyber criminals to trick victims into providing sensitive data such as usernames, passwords, and other personally identifiable information. …

cybercrime

Is the evolution of Ransomware an unstoppable force ?

Mark Cutting Analysis, Patching, Planning, Ransomware, Risk, Security, Training 6 Comments

In today’s evolving technology space, the exposure to cyber threat is an everyday occurrence, and unfortunately, the chances of running into one of the many threats at some point has increased from a possibility to a certainty. Ranging from crude and simplistic in their approach to powerful and advanced in their design and payload potential, these threats pose a significant …