Cyber Security Blog

Mobile Devices and Cyber Security

Mobile devices are now used more than ever for a range of purposes from sending emails to browsing the web. In his second article for Company Connecting, cyber security consultant Mark Chimley, tackles how to stay secure on mobile devices. Mark’s article is full of great insights on how, when,...

The Risk of Ransomware

We are now over half way through our final week on Cyber Security at Company Connecting and today we feature an article by Mark Chimley. Mark is an Information Assurance Architect and Cyber Security Consultant. His article details Ransomware, which is harmful software designed to deny access to...

Cybersecurity as the area of strategic actions and challenges

Company Connecting is now into it’s final week of focus on Cyber Security, and it comes at a particularly busy time in the UK press for Cyber Security.

Philip Hammond this week announced a new UK Cyber Security strategy, in this announcement he said the UK will ‘strike back’ at those that...

Cyber Essentials Scheme

We are now into the final week of our Cyber Security series at Company Connecting and next up we have another article by Dr Abiola Abimbola. Dr. Abimbola studied under the author of last week's articles Professor Bill Buchanan and has been in the information security industry for over 15 years....

Something to hide: VPNs and Proxies

This week at Company Connecting we’ve been privileged to published a series of articles by Professor Bill Buchanan on Cyber Security and Cyber Crime. Bill is a Scottish computer scientist who leads the Centre for Distributed Computing and Security at Edinburgh Napier University, as well as The...

Mitigating the Information Threat

The latest article in Company Connecting’s Cyber Security Month series comes from Dr. Abiola Ambimbola. He studied at Edinburgh Napier University as a student of Professor William Buchanan whose articles "Covering Your Tracks" we featured last week. Dr Ambimbola is Director of Information...

Holistic Integrated Cyber-Physical or Industrial Cyber Security

Cevn Vibert has already contributed two fantastic articles to Company Connecting’s continuing Cyber Security Month. His first two articles focused on a career in Cyber Security, and Cyber Security for Industry. Continuing with the theme of protecting industry, Cevn has drafted a detailed and...

Company Connecting Malware Video

Continuing our spotlight on Cyber Security, here is another high level overview of a significant Cyber Security threat, 'Malware'. This video is bound to be of interest to both professionals working in the Cyber Security industry, as well as those with a more general interest in the field....

Career Advice for Industrial Cyber Security

Cevn Vibert has spent 25 years working in specialities across the field of Cyber Security, from advisory boards, industrial cyber security, emergency management and situational awareness, to critical infrastructure protection.

Company Connecting spoke to Cevn to see what insights he could...

IT Companies Cyber Security Skills Infographic and Interactive Map

This week we take a look at IT companies working in the Cyber Security space. We completed loading the information on 2,300+ IT companies in Scotland onto Company Connecting sometime ago. We are adding data for the rest of the UK all the time, and currently have 884 companies in England.

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