Cyber Crime

An Unhealthy Ransom

An Unhealthy Ransom

Blog by Jane Chappell, Arcanum Operations Director. Following our ‘Stand and Deliver’ ransomware blog published on September 3rd, sadly this form of corporate extortion is still on the increase. Ransomware is not only the encryption of data rendering it unavailable to...

Industrial Clouds On The Horizon

Industrial Clouds On The Horizon

Blog by Chris Gausden, Arcanum Principal Consultant. Despite the title, this is not some scribblings on the subject of chemically vaporous pollution or global warming. However, it does represent a view of managing the practical security and compliance state of current...

Oh… For Compliance Sake!

Oh… For Compliance Sake!

Blog by Chris Gausden, Arcanum Principal Consultant. I have had an extended career in Cyber Security (AKA Computer security/Information Assurance/Information Assurance and Security etc). During that time I have always perceived the existence of 2 distinct camps; those...

Cyber Essentials 2020 Charity Campaign

Cyber Essentials 2020 Charity Campaign

Arcanum are participating in the 2020 IASME campaign to offer discounted Cyber Essentials Certification to charities. Charities will be entitled to register for Cyber Essentials Certification for the discounted price of £225 (instead of £300) for one week only from...

Stand and Deliver

Stand and Deliver

Blog by Chris Gausden, Arcanum Principal Consultant.   Travelex, Honda, Garmin, Cognizant… who will be the next ‘holdup’ victim of ransomware? [1]     Ransomware has been around since the last century. A check on Wikipedia will tell you the first documented attack was...

Security Gone Cloudy…

Security Gone Cloudy…

Blog by Chris Gausden, Arcanum Cyber Security Principal Consultant. Organisations that haven’t fully migrated to cloud infrastructure and applications must by now be considering it. This has become the standard approach to efficient and resilient business IT services....