The latest from Arcanum

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

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

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

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...

NIS Regulations – Another Ticking Time Bomb?

By Nicola Carlile, Arcanum Senior Consultant NIS? Amidst much fanfare and, to be honest, a lot of hype around the financial penalties that could be imposed for failing to comply, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulations or GDPR came into force on May 25th.  But...

Reshma’s Journey at Arcanum

Reshma is our first Marketing placement student at Arcanum Cyber Security, taking a year out of her University studies where she is doing a degree in Marketing, Advertising and PR. Reshma joined Arcanum in July, and has already become a valued member of the Marketing...

Welcome Salma!

We would like to welcome Salma, the newest member of the Arcanum Digital Forensics team. Salma is studying for a degree in Computer Forensics at Birmingham City University and has joined Arcanum for a year-long placement, to gain hands on experience of working in a...

The Digital Festival

Marie Caruso, our Sales & Marketing Manager attended the sixth annual big tech event in Wales today, the Digital Festival. “An enjoyable day so far talking to delegates at the Digital Festival, Wales Millennium Centre about Arcanum Cyber Security solutions! It’s...

NCSC Certified Cyber Security Consultancy

We are proud to announce that Arcanum has been granted Certified Cyber Security Consultancy status by the National Cyber Security Centre. The Certification has been granted for our proven track record, expertise and professional qualifications for Risk Assessment and...

The Maersk Cyber Attack is a wake up call for the industry

The Cyber-attack on Maersk marked the most high profile online hit of a shipping firm to date, this should be a wakeup call for the industry as reported by the Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping "We Expect the cyber-attack will impact results negatively...

Our Accreditation Journey

In 2011, the Forensic Science Regulator set out deadlines for accreditation of digital forensics Laboratories in “Codes of Practice and Conduct for forensic science providers and practitioners in the Criminal Justice System”.  In short, to provide forensic science...

Cyber Risk Management – It’s not just for the IT Department!

In June this year, Boomerang Video Ltd, a small business selling and renting video games, was fined £60,000 by the Information Commissioner. Why? Because in 2014 an attacker got into its customer database, obtained payment card details and used them to commit...

Who are the bad guys?

Several questions will inevitably arise out of the cyber-attack on the UK Houses of Parliament, from “why are MPs still using weak passwords?” through to “Why?” and “Who is behind it?” On the face of it, the answer to the latter two is highly likely to be a hostile...