Discover why password practices pose a threat to thousands of UK businesses at UK CyberSecurity Summit 2018

Password security is a major cause of concern for businesses, as the combination of loose and predictable practices with increasingly complex IT networks creates a potentially lucrative opportunity fo …
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Is threat intelligence really intelligent?

Threat Intelligence is a sound proposition that has its place in a mature security operation. But like so many good concepts in our industry, its path to commercialization has involved commoditization …
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The scary lessons we learned from hacking ourselves

This may seem an unusual thing for a security provider to admit, and it feels a little uncomfortable to us, but we recently uncovered a flaw in our own defences when we staged a security attack agains …
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Uncomfortable Truths, Black Swans and Unknown Unknowns: Getting to the real facts about cybersecurity

As security professionals, it’s our job to understand the threat landscape and keep a careful watch on the latest tactics cybercriminals are employing. What’s becoming clearer, however, is that th …
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SecureData becomes the highest accredited Palo Alto Networks Service Partner in Western Europe

SecureData, the leading independent cybersecurity services provider, is delighted to announce receiving two prestigious awards at the Palo Alto NextWave Channel Partner Annual Awards UK ceremony on Th …
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Debunking popular cybersecurity myths at UK CyberSecurity Summit 2018

One of the most commonly accepted cybersecurity myths is the presumption that iOS exploits are automatically patched by Apple. Further research into an iOS exploit we were tracking recently revealed t …
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Law firms need to evolve proactive cyber security – but industry FUD is holding them back

Law firms will be acutely aware of the pervasive new EU data protection law known as the GDPR. The legislation itself is reflective of the world we live in: a world of data breaches, cybercrime and na …
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Does new Kronos ‘Osiris’ Trojan expose banking sector security impotence? – Our Security Researcher Wicus Ross spoke to SC Magazine

Proofpoint researchers have discovered a new version of the Kronos Trojan is out in the wild, with exploit campaigns already active in Germany, Japan and Poland. Kronos gained more than a little infa …
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SecureData CTO & Founder, Etienne Greeff, speaks to The Daily Swig on the Dixons Carphone data breach

Dixons Carphone, a European electronics and telecommunications retailer, has launched an investigation into a data breach involving 5.9 million customer card details and 1.2 million customer data reco …
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What we learned from Meltdown/Spectre – Part Four

We come to the final of a four-part blog series looking at the mysterious Meltdown and Spectre exploits. We’ve driven down vulnerability management road, and stopped off at the supply chain for a qu …
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