Social Engineering

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What is DDoS Attack?

Detection prevents disruption What is a DDoS attack? Whilst perhaps more a cybersecurity concern than an information security one as this type of attack doesn’t compromise information, denial of…


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How Does Ransomware get on your Computer?

How to be Protected from Getting Infected Probably on the news, maybe in information security training, possibly from being infected yourself; no matter where or who you are, chances are that in…


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University Hit With $1.14m Ransomware Attack

Waiting for a Ransomware Attack Will Cost You Big University of California Ransomware Attack: It has been reported that the University of California, San Francisco has payed a staggering $1.14m…


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NHS Email Accounts Compromised in Phishing Attack

Over 100 Internal Email Accounts Hijacked In a statement, NHS Digital has revealed an incident in which 113 internal email accounts were compromised and used to send malicious communication…


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Social Engineering Methods

4 Ways Criminals Exploit Human Behaviour In 2016, a member of a Google research team conducted a social engineering experiment. Scattering 300 USB drives across a university campus, they found…


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4 Ways of Recognising Phishing Attacks in 2020

An Evolving Cyber Threat 4 Ways of Recognising Phishing Attacks in 2020 Many of us likely think ourselves wise enough not to be fooled by a social engineering attack, though in our technological…


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The Age of Remote Work

4 Key Information Security Risks for Home Workers The Age of Remote Work: For millions of people across the globe, 2020 has seen seismic change in the way in which people work. According to data…


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Top 10 Essential Information Security Awareness Training Topics for Employees

Security Awareness Training Topics: When it comes to information and cyber security, organisations are now acknowledging that security is not just about box ticking but is a concerted effort to…


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Hut Six Staff Snippets: Social Media and Privacy

Hut Six Staff Snippets: Social Media and Privacy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWOgTBRWGOU&feature=youtu.be In a new series of videos, our team take you through their favourite…


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DCMS Releases Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2020

What’s New in Cyber Security? Published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, the annual Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2020 seeks to help inform organisations about…