Capture the Flag paintball-style

HIGH octane, competitive fun in the blistering Cumbrian heat was just what the team needed to reset to a new norm. Team Indelible Data entered the Raw War forest to capture a physical instead of a virtual flag for a change, while toting paintball guns. With temperatures reaching 27 degrees C, wearing masks and overalls, …

Tips on getting documentation right for ISO 27001 certification

By Hannah Kelly Cyber Security Technologist When aiming to achieve your ISO 27001 certification, it is important to know what common pitfalls you can fall prey to, so you can effectively avoid them. There are some commonplace “hiccups” that could lead to unnecessary delays in your certification. Below, are three areas look out for:  Ensure any documentation is recorded …

Cyber Essentials certification

Cyber Essentials Certification Body exceeds 2500 certificates

Indelible Data has issued 2500 Cyber Essentials certificates since the launch of the government scheme, establishing it as one of the most successful Cyber Essentials Certification Bodies in the UK. Demand for certification has not slowed during lockdown, suggesting companies are prioritising cyber security even during the pandemic. Indelible Data’s Managing Director Tony Wilson said: …

COVID 19 Test and Trace ‘breaking’ privacy law

By Euan Henderson Cyber security apprentice The Department of Health has confirmed its Test and Trace initiative to combat COVID 19 was launched without an assessment of the impact on Privacy being carried out. The Open Rights Group (ORG) claims this means the initiative, launched in May, is unlawful. The Government has defended the scheme …

Changes to two-factor authentication

By Euan Henderson Cyber Security Apprentice Google has recently changed its default two-factor settings from SMS to device-based prompts. This change was implemented in July in the hope of preventing the exploits currently available, such as SIM cloning and social engineering, to gain access to the code. The change could minimise these attacks as it …

Act now – emergency update for Windows 10

By Euan Henderson Cyber Security Apprentice Microsoft has released two out-of-band security updates as an emergency update after two remote code execution vulnerabilities were found within the Windows Codecs Library. Both CVE-2020-1425 and CVE-2020-1457 warn of a large image file that is maliciously crafted and, due to how the Windows Codecs Library handles objects in …

Keep staff safe and security tight when back in the office.

By Hannah Kelly Cyber Security Apprentice As England eases its COVID-19 Lockdown restrictions and businesses start to reopen, it’s essential that proper measures are put in place to facilitate safe working practices during the tail end of an international pandemic. Indelible Data is treating the situation as if all employees could unknowingly have the virus. …