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2021 Top Security Vulnerabilities

2021 Top Security Vulnerabilities

Luiz Simpson, Director of Security Testing, summarised the top four vulnerabilities from last year.

Your CREST Accredited Penetration Test Report

Gavin Wood, CTO at Chess, uncovers what is Penetration Testing and what a Penetration Test report should provide.

Chess paves the way for a secure United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP26

Chess paves the way for a secure United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP26

Leading technology provider Chess with the recent acquisition of the highly accredited penetration test provider Armadillo, win contract with Identity, appointed to deliver COP26 in Glasgow on the 31 October to 13 November 2021. 

2022 Predictions

2020 and 2021 were turbulent years filled with uncertainty, change and development, so we asked our board of directors for their predictions and plans for 2022. Interestingly, none of them mentioned NFTs, the Crypto Gold Rush or virtual reality. Instead, they all focused on simple things you can do to grow your business next year.

Almost caught out!

Almost caught out!

Jack Smallpage, Information Security Officer at Chess, tells the story of a recent Business Email Compromise (BEC) incident which almost cost us €60k.

The Consultants View on Adoption Change Management

Learn Why Projects Fail:  How a Law Firm Reduced Their Communication Costs

Megan Yates, Business Sales Team Leader at Chess, looks at her recent experience as an Adoption and Change Management Consultant at a large law firm who chose Chess to help them connect their people with a new communications solution.

What is Pegasus Spyware and how does it hack your phone

Pegasus Spyware

Gavin Wood, CTO at Chess, summarises in a 3 minute read what Pegasus Spyware is and how it can hack your phone.

Vulnerability Assessment versus Penetration Test

Gavin Wood, CTO at Chess, explains the difference between Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing and their applications.

Your communications strategy – chat, call, collaborate

Your communications strategy – chat, call, collaborate

Martin Bacon, Consultants Team Leader and Unified Communications expert, explains what you need to consider when creating your communications plan.

The Most Popular Sessions from Future Insight Technology

We brought together more than ten technology partners, leaders in the industry, and over 25 expert speakers, to share knowledge and advice with customers. All 52 sessions were delivered live during the two days, but don’t worry – you can still catch up on-demand here.

Broadband Protect: The Connectivity Service You Need

Don't Waste Time on Broken Broadband

There are few things worse than having a busy day ahead of you only to find you cannot connect to the internet. To help out, we have launched Broadband Protect. With Broadband Protect you can work securely anytime, anywhere. Here’s how...

Prevention v Cure: Introduction to Pen Testing

Gavin Wood, CTO at Chess, explains what penetration testing is and why diagnosing vulnerabilities earlier can save you money. 

Manage Remote Networks

Tim Headicar, Technical Architects Team Leader at Chess, reviews how you can provide your people with secure remote access to your network using Cisco Meraki. 

Top 3 tips for working securely from anywhere

Top 3 tips for working securely from anywhere

Covid-19 has changed the world for good and reinforced something we already knew – that being there for your customers is vital. So here are our top 3 tips for keeping in touch.

Security for SMEs

Security for SMEs

Dan Cooper, Security Consultant at Chess, reviews the integrated security Microsoft offers as part of their E5 licence and tells the story of one of our customers who committed to this approach.

The hybrid workplace and the rise of phishing

The hybrid workplace and the rise of phishing

In this article Gavin Wood, CTO at Chess covers: The types of Phishing, how a shift to a hybrid workplace has impacted attacks and what can be done to help halt this rise. 

Chess Acquires Additional Cybersecurity Expertise

Chess acquires Armadillo enhancing their Cybersecurity capabilities with 15 of the UK’s top Penetration Test experts

Supply Chain

Optimising and securing the supply chain

How the supply chain is evolving: The changing state, challenges and solutions. In this article Paul Gibbons, Cloud Services Sales Manager at Chess covers: The rise of supply chain attacks, supply chain evolution and solutions to help your supply chain run smoothly.

Defence in Depth

In this blog, Gavin Wood, CTO at Chess, explains what defence in depth stands for and whether it's a valid approach nowadays.

Active Monitoring Keeps You Secure

Gavin Wood, CTO at Chess, takes a trip down memory lane, summarising his years of experience in the industry and the new level of protection all organisations need. 

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