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CREST Certified Penetration Test Sample Report

Not all Penetration Test Reports are created equal. Methodology can vary from supplier to supplier, but the essential element common to all Penetration Tests is the written report, key to guaranteeing the maximum value from the overall process. What should you look for in a Penetration Test Report? 

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Testing City Defences

Chess has won the bid to deliver Penetration Testing for Nottingham City Council. The bid was won on a combination of factors including its CREST accreditation, consultative approach, flexibility, track record and price competitiveness.

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Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019

New government research published this week reveals that 32% of businesses identified cybersecurity breaches or attacks in the last 12 months. 

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Chess ICT "Think IT" Framework Award

E2BN Think IT, the EU Tendered, ICT procurement framework has further improved the range of expertise available to schools, local authorities and public sector organisations, with the addition of Chess ICT.

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The Truth About the Atlanta Ransomware Attack

Two hackers arrested for the SamSam campaign that caused the Atlanta government IT infrastructure to shut down. A hack that ultimately cost the city $17 million. 

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£350,000 Fine Dished out for ‘Uber’ UK Data Breach

2.7 million customers and people are affected by Uber's UK data hack. Human error causes costly mistake for the taxi firm, who have been fined £350,000 by the ICO.

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The New Weapon in the Battle Against Cyber Crime

The emerging technology that’s offering in house IT teams threat tracking and SOC (Security Operations Center) style capabilities is a significant and welcome step forward in the battle against cyber crime.

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Pen Testing Explained

What Is Pen Testing – and Why Does It Matter?

The aim of a penetration test is not only to provide an organisation with a view of their security position but also to assess the would-be impact of a compromise.

In this insightful webinar, Chess Pen Tester Ben Pymner explores the key elements of this essential tool in the battle against cybercrime.

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Chess Launches Cyber Awareness Improvement Programme

Chess’ own People Development Coach, Mike Jennings, presented a webinar on Chess’ Cyber Awareness Improvement Programme. His role at Chess is to deliver end-user training to both our Chess people and our customers.

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Chess CyberSecurity Receives Double Awards

Chess CyberSecurity awarded both Public Sector Partner of the year award AND UKI Synchronised Security Partner Award at the Sophos Discover 2018 Partner Conference

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Concerned About Your Network Security?

Entrusting your IT systems and sensitive data to a stranger for PEN testing can be a risky business.

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Cybersecurity: Can You Hack It?

New EU regulations governing the way UK companies handle their customers’ personal information come into force next year.