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Lies, Damn Lies and Cyber Security Statistics

Lies, Damn Lies and Cyber Security Statistics

Figure 1: Chances of Dying in the UK in 2018 from Assorted Causes Blog by Lawrie Abercrombie, Arcanum’s Technical Director. There is no doubt that some statistics are more trustworthy than others.  For example, the ones in our infographic above are generally based on...

Arcanum Receives Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award

Arcanum Receives Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award

  Arcanum Information Security has been awarded the Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award by the Ministry of Defence. Gold is the scheme’s highest level and recognises employers who actively support the Armed Forces community. Jane Chappell, Arcanum’s Operations...

The Annual Arcanum Dinner 2019

The Annual Arcanum Dinner 2019

Last weekend the annual Arcanum dinner took place, in the historic city of Cardiff. The Arcanum team and partners enjoyed a regimental style dinner at the Firing Line Museum in Cardiff Castle. The entertainment was provided by the Corps of Drums and Band of 3rd...

Arcanum Exhibit at Aerospace Wales Expo

Arcanum Exhibit at Aerospace Wales Expo

  Arcanum Cyber Security will be exhibiting at the Aerospace Wales Expo, 5th December 2019, at AMRC Wales, Broughton, North Wales. The Aerospace Wales Expo has been launched as the first Capability Showcase & Supply...

Arcanum Digital Forensics Successfully Transitions to ISO17025:2017

Arcanum Digital Forensics announces its successful transition to the newest version of the required standard for digital forensics laboratories, ISO 17025:2017, which has now been approved by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service. The accreditation is for capture...

DOS4 Framework Success

DOS4 Framework Success

  Arcanum is proud to announce that we have been accepted onto the Digital Outcomes and Specialists 4 Framework (DOS4). DOS4 is the primary way for the public sector to find and buy new digital services. This success means our NCSC certified teams, individual...

Arcanum Exhibit at DSEI 2019

Arcanum Exhibit at DSEI 2019

  Arcanum Cyber Security exhibited at DSEI 2019, 10th-13th September 2019 at London ExCel. Defence & Security Equipment International is one of the world's largest events, showcasing defence, technology and innovation; featuring 1,600 exhibitors and 30,000...

Arcanum To Receive Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award

Arcanum To Receive Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award

  Arcanum Information Security have been awarded the Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award by the Ministry of Defence. Gold is the scheme’s highest level and recognises employers who actively support the Armed Forces community and also encourage others to follow...

University White Papers

Universities: Hackers Fake Student Accounts by Lawrie Abercrombie | July 22, 2019 Universities and cyber security are one of Arcanum’s favourite topics. At the same time one of my colleagues is part of a panel assessing the competency... Read more:...

Universities: Hackers Fake Student Accounts

Universities: Hackers Fake Student Accounts

Blog by Lawrie Abercrombie, Arcanum's Technical Director. Universities and cyber security are one of Arcanum's favourite topics.  At the same time that one of my colleagues is part of a panel assessing the competency of Post and Under-Graduate Cyber Security degree...

Arcanum Secures G-Cloud 11 Status

Arcanum Secures G-Cloud 11 Status

Arcanum Information Security has been awarded a place on the G-Cloud framework for a sixth consecutive year. G-Cloud 11 is an agreement between UK Government and suppliers and allows public sector organisations to buy services in an efficient way. Arcanum’s Managing...

NIS Regulations for UK Critical National Infrastructure

NIS Regulations for UK Critical National Infrastructure

By Chris Flynn, Arcanum Junior Consultant. The 2018 Network and Information Systems Regulations have been in force for a quite a while now though it would seem that the breadth of both the regulations and the businesses that are affected may not have been fully...

Cyber Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems

Cyber Security for Industrial Automation and Control Systems

Blog by Jane Chappell, Arcanum's Operations Director. Following the trial inspection of COMAH Operators and associated IACS, ICS and OT in 2017, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) revised its Operational Guidance (OG) 86 “Cyber Security for Industrial Automation...

Cyber Safe Charities Campaign

Cyber Safe Charities Campaign

Cyber Essentials usual price £300, campaign price £225. IASME Governance usual price £400, campaign price £250. All prices are quoted Excl.VAT.   UK charities make a major contribution in supporting their chosen groups throughout the UK.  For many people, the...

Universities in the spotlight once again

Universities in the spotlight once again

Blog post by Arcanum Cyber Security Our team has been looking at cyber security issues in the Higher education sector for some time, and over the last couple of years we have published a number of pieces, detailing some of that research into attacks on US universities...

Proeon Systems and Arcanum Cyber Form Closer Ties

Proeon Systems and Arcanum Cyber have agreed to work together to provide specialist services to help UK Critical National Infrastructure become safe, secure, and to achieve compliance with the NIS Regulations. Arcanum Cyber, specialists in Cyber Security and Proeon...

Defence Against The Dark Arts – Mitigating Against ICS Malware

Defence Against The Dark Arts – Mitigating Against ICS Malware

Blog by Lawrie Abercrombie, Arcanum's Technical Director This month, the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre is hosting an event  titled “The Safety and Cyber Security of Industrial Control Systems”.  One of the topics is an attack on a Saudi Arabian oil and gas...

Universities – In the Cyber Firing Line

Universities – In the Cyber Firing Line

White Paper by Lawrie Abercrombie, Arcanum's Technical Director Cyber-attacks against universities hit the news again last week with reports that Iranian Hackers targeted 18 in the UK, including several offering cybersecurity degrees certified by the National Cyber...