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What is Servant Leadership?

What is Servant Leadership?

Going through Scrum Master training gave me one of the greatest leadership tools I’ve ever received, one that I use on a daily basis within my role as a Product Manager, but also as a leader in my organisation and in the wider community. It's a mindset that's called...

Certifications & Skills in Cyber Security Recruitment

Certifications & Skills in Cyber Security Recruitment

Are We Looking for Unicorns Are we looking for realistic combinations of skills and certifications in cyber security recruitment, or are we looking for mythical candidates who, like unicorns, simply don't exist? That was the question posed on Monday 8th February,...

Automated Security Tools can miss the bigger picture

Automated Security Tools can miss the bigger picture

Using Maths to Show that Automated Security Tools do not Provide Security Automated security tools can be a very effective security tool, but there are pitfalls for the unwary. I will use a couple of well-known maths puzzles to illustrate why these pitfalls exist. 1 =...

Risk Assessments – A Cats Tale

Risk Assessments – A Cats Tale

Risk Assessments, Cat Flaps and Ransomware One of the most common activities undertaken as a Security Consultant at Nexor is talking to clients about risk management and risk assessments.  There are many different methodologies that can be used to determine risk, but...

Safe File Transfers & the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Cyber Attack

Safe File Transfers & the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Cyber Attack

The Risks of Cyber Cat Flaps So here we are in January 2021, and the significant hacks are already being reported, picking up where 2020 left off. While the cyber industry is still managing the fallout of SolarWinds, Google has announced (with few details of the...

How Covid-19 infected Information Security

How Covid-19 infected Information Security

On Monday 19th October CIISec Nottingham, Derby, Leicester Branch collaborated with BCS Nottingham Derby to host a virtual event, “How Covid-19 infected Information Security”. The event was well attended by 64 security professionals from both organisations. Prior to...

GuarDiode 3.0 Press Release

GuarDiode 3.0 Press Release

Nexor is pleased to announce GuarDiode 3.0, the latest version of our high assurance information exchange product is now commercially available. Nexor GuarDiode solutions enables our customers to create enforced one-way network connections between systems at the...

Cyber Security Is For Life, Not Just October

Cyber Security Is For Life, Not Just October

October marks European Cybersecurity Month (ECSM) and National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). It can serve as a valuable reminder for organisations to evaluate their position in relation to Cyber Security. This blog begins a series of key topics and takeaways...

Insight into the Murky World of Cybercrime

Insight into the Murky World of Cybercrime

On Wednesday 22nd July, Colin Robbins of Nexor, hosted a virtual Masterclass on behalf of the Nottingham, Derby, Leicester Branch of the Chartered Institute of Information Security Professionals on an “Insight into the Murky World of Cybercrime”. The event was well...

Content, Disarm & Reconstruction

Content, Disarm & Reconstruction

What is Content, Disarm and Reconstruction?  Content, Disarm and Reconstruction (CDR) is the act of scanning and removing potentially malicious code from files. It is most often used within your email inbox, to ensure that any files you receive are safe to open. This...

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High Assurance Cyber Security

What is High Assurance? As computer security systems have evolved over the years, hackers have become more sophisticated. Their methods have changed, targeting any vulnerabilities to try and find a way into a system. No business is immune from cyber attacks,...

Getting the Cyber Security Basics Right

Back to the basics with Cyber Essentials Four years is a long time in cyber security; a lot can change in that time. But surprisingly, a lot also stays the same. Back in 2016, the National Cyber Security Centre released a white paper on Common Cyber Attacks: Reducing...

Does SolarWinds Mean Cyber Essentials is Dead?

The King is Dead, Long Live the King! For the last few years, the cyber security commentary has been if you focus on the basics, and do the basics well, you will prevent 90% plus of cyber security attacks. To many this has been interpreted as doing the “Cyber...

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