London, UK – 15 September, 2016 – Auriga, specialists in cyber security, technology and risk management, today announced the appointment of Ian McKay as Sales Director. Ian will oversee business development and maximize new business opportunities driving growth in both the consultancy side of the business and infiltrating new markets with the Compass next generation […]
By William Afrifah, Senior Cyber Security Consultant, Auriga What do you do when an insider walks off with the data that forms the very foundations of your company? That was the unenviable dilemma facing analytics firm, Hitsniffer, this week when one of its programmers took the customer databases with him when he left. The theft […]
Submersive Security: How The Data Protection Efforts Of DCNS Were Torpedoed – Information Security Buzz
Source: Information Security Buzz What could shipbuilder DCNS have done to better protect its sensitive documents detailing the build specifications for the Scorpene submarine? James Henry, Consulting Practice Director for Auriga, looks at the lessons we should all take from the incident.
By James Henry, Consulting Practice Director, Auriga In an age where technology is continually evolving and improving, we still seem no closer to achieving the nirvana of threat-free computing. Why? It’s now thirty years since Brain A, the first PC virus, was created, spawning a myriad of attacks that seek to identify and exploit software […]
Source: Energy Voice What’s your motivation? That’s the common question asked of many an actor but it’s also a highly relevant one in the cyber security industry – particularly when it comes to protecting critical infrastructure. Understand the reasons for an attack and you’re more likely to be able to narrow down the field and focus […]
By James Parry, Technical Manager, Auriga Virtual Assistants are revolutionising the consumer experience as a point of contact for routine enquiries. We’ve seen chatbots in retail environments for some time, Siri and Cortana on our mobiles and now physical robots such as Nao and Pepper, both developed by Aldebaran Robotics, are helping consumers in person […]
By James Parry, Technical Manager, Auriga It’s happened before but no-one expected it to happen again quite so soon… and in the same sector. Last week it emerged that the Marriot, Hyatt, Starwood and IHG, all of which come under the HEI Hotels management business, were subjected to a hack attack via their Point of […]