Caught in a cyber storm: Why is the UK experiencing a surge in attacks?

A series of high-profile attacks in the UK targeting Dell, Santander, Ticketmaster and a number of major hospitals in London has highlighted the need for all companies to invest in Cyber Security training for their staff Abbey Wright reports. Guy’s, St Thomas’s and Kings College hospitals declared critical incidents following a ransomware attack associated with …

Making contacts and getting inspired at CyberUK

By Business Development Manager Georgia Routledge-Moore Last week, Tony Wilson and I had the pleasure of attending Cyber UK. The much-anticipated show in Birmingham was a fantastic opportunity to showcase our services while connecting with new and familiar faces! CyberUK hosted a Women in Cyber breakfast that I was fortunate enough to attend. With only …

New UK law to better protect ‘smart’ devices

A new UK law has been introduced to improve the security of “smart” devices and embedded systems writes Cyber Security Technologist James Galbraith. Among the new regulations, manufacturers must not leave passwords blank or easy-to-guess. What is covered by the law? Among the products covered by this new law are: – Smart speakers – Televisions …

Critical PAN-OS Vulnerability: What You Need to Know

Due to a vulnerability discovered on Wednesday (CVE-2024-3400), Palo Alto Networks is working on releasing a critical security hotfix for the following versions of PAN-OS : 10.2.9-h1, 11.0.4-h1, and 11.1.2-h3. This critical security hotfix is to patch a vulnerability that was discovered with a CVSS severity score of 10 out of 10. The exploit allows …

Would Cyber Essentials have prevented the British Library’s cyber attack?

In October 2023, the British Library’s servers were compromised and around 600GB of files were exfiltrated from the servers and held for ransom. This included personal data of Library users and staff. In this BLOG Chris McGee analyses  the attack and considers what actions could have been taken to mitigate it. Source of the attack …

A wake-up call for enhanced cyber security in healthcare following another breach of patient data

NHS Dumfries and Galloway was recently targeted in a cyber attack that disrupted services and compromised patient data write Abbey Wright. It is working with police and the National Cyber Security Centre to assess the extent of the incident and the nature of data compromised. The health trust cautioned about the potential acquisition of “a …

Become a Trusted Partner to give your clients next level cyber service!

Are you an IT service provider looking for external, independent cyber security auditing for your clients? Indelible Data works with almost 30 Trusted Partners across the UK to deliver independent Cyber Essentials auditing and a range of other white-labelled services including Penetration Testing and Cyber Security Awareness Training. The beauty of these partnerships is that …

Beat the Cyber Essentials price rise

Indelible Data is giving its customers the chance to beat a Cyber Essentials price rise coming into force on April 1st2024. The government’s scheme partner is introducing the first rise since January 2022 in response to rising costs. While we have increased the BRONZE package in line with IASME’s changes a lower increase will maintain …

Does my business need Cyber Essentials?

Cyber Essentials helps keep businesses secure through the assessment of five controls: The use and proper configuration of firewalls The implementation of secure settings for devices and software The use of access control management The implementation of antimalware software and other methods The configuration of automatic updates for devices and software The certification is designed …

Find out about our new streamlined process for our Cyber Essentials Gold package!

We’ve streamlined our Cyber Essentials Gold process by eliminating the use of spreadsheets and implementing the helper feature on the IASME portal. This will ensure that your assessment remains consolidated in one location, eliminating the need for back-and-forth with spreadsheets. To facilitate this transition, we ask that you add helper@indelibledata.co.uk as a helper on the …