Cyber Security - 32 articles

May 18, 2022
The purpose of the Scottish Business Resilience Centre is to provide business security .services and advice to companies. It works with Police Scotland, the Scottish Government, the Fire and Rescue services along with many private organisations. It works on the premise that ‘prevention is better than the cure’ and it will provide advice and assistance ... Read more
May 18, 2022
We continue our 2019 infographic series on tech companies with a look at 485 tech companies that have skills in security / infosec. Company Connecting has details of 4,700 tech companies on its database of which 3,000 are in Scotland. So about 10% of the tech companies have some cyber security /infosec skills. We always find Cyber ... Read more
May 18, 2022
Company Connecting continues to look at different ways of representing the details of tech companies on our database. The map below provides information on companies by size and location. Clicking on each of the dots will provide further  details i.e. city, year formed, age, region, size, council, company type, company status, and Company Connecting reference. This ... Read more
May 18, 2022
The infographic below contains details of the tech companies with Cyber Security skills on Company Connecting. It accompanies our infographic which provides information on size, age, skills etc.   The majority of our research relates to Scottish companies but we are getting there with researching and adding companies from the rest of the UK too.   More ... Read more
May 18, 2022
Cybersecurity breaches have been on the increase in the past couple years and there is no sign of it slowing down as we move deeper into the information age. Nearly half of all UK businesses have reported cybersecurity breaches in the last 12 months.  But what is cybersecurity? It can be defined as the “technologies, ... Read more
May 18, 2022
Company Connecting has published a number of articles and videos on Cyber Security which reflect the many different facets of security today. Our infographic provides a summary of the type of information we hold at Company Connecting. The infographic compares IT companies providing Cyber Security products and services with all the IT & telecoms companies in Scotland. IT companies ... Read more
May 18, 2022
It’s been almost two years since we last published information on Cyber Security Companies. Our last article looked at al the companies with Cyber Security skills on the Company Connecting database. This time we have focused on the 270 Scottish companies with Cyber Security skills. We have almost 4,500 tech companies on our database of which 2,700+ ... Read more
May 18, 2022
Company Connecting is researching companies in the North East of England, and companies in the area have registered and updated their Company Connecting profiles. The North East of England is one of the 9 official regions of England and covers Northumberland, County Durham, Tyne and Wear and part of North Yorkshire. We have used the ... Read more
May 18, 2022
In the third in our series from security experts, Anthony McMenzie of Forfusion provides practical advice on Wi-Fi  Security. Last week we learnt that the security protocol used to protect the vast majority of Wi-Fi connections had been broken, potentially exposing wireless internet traffic to malicious eavesdroppers and attacks. WPA2 is a 13-year-old Wi-Fi authentication scheme widely ... Read more
May 18, 2022
Lewis Stewart of Forfusion takes a look at IT Security and understanding the Human Firewall “The human element is the most common vector for an attacker, an educated or trained end-user is an asset to any organisation when he or she takes proactive steps to alert security personnel.” (Hummel.R, 2017) Whether it be your employees, contractors, ... Read more