INTRODUCING AMANDA HECHTER, SENIOR MANAGING CONSULTANT

      Technology consulting brings a new level of understanding to the implementation of information technology and benefits it can have for businesses; and Senior Managing Consultant at Mobius Consulting, Amanda Hechter is one such driver of the service line.   As part of the EXCO team and a service line leader, Amanda plays a […]

XSS TO SHELL

ZERO-DAY ADVENTURES – UNKNOWN UNTIL WE FOUND THEM For the astute among you, you’ll notice that the chaining of these types of exploits has been seen/used often enough, but the implications thereof are often overlooked. In this write-up we delve a little deeper into a real life example of how we uncovered three zero-days in […]

INTRODUCING RAYMOND DU PLESSES, SENIOR MANAGING CONSULTANT

    BACKGROUND   Raymond du Plessis is based in Mobius’ Johannesburg office, and although he is well travelled, Johannesburg is still his favorite place to be. He began his studies at the University of South Africa (UNISA) and he has gone on to complete vocational studies through professional bodies like ISACA and ISC. Raymond […]

STRENGTH IN DIVERSITY WITH MOBIUS CONSULTING

    DIVERSITY IN LEADERSHIP AROUND THE WORLD A recent study by Boston Consulting Group showed that companies that value diversity amongst staff and senior management increased their revenue by 19%. The study found that “increasing the diversity of leadership teams leads to more and better innovation and improved financial performance.” It looked at 1700 […]

5 STEPS TO CREATING A CYBER SECURITY INCIDENT RESPONSE FRAMEWORK

With Patrick Ryan, Amanda Hechter and Raymond du Plessis from Mobius Consulting        The NIST Cyber Security Incident Response Framework   Cyber security breaches should be taken as a “when” and not an “if” occurrence, especially given the rise in cyber attacks due to remote working. The wrong time to put your cyber security incident response plan in place is […]

ETHICAL HACKING AND CYBER SECURITY TESTING: 7 TESTS TO CHECK YOUR CYBER SECURITY

With Patrick Ryan, Managing Director; and Robert Len, Lead Security Tester of Mobius Consulting.      Remote Working may be the New Normal    To help slow down the spread of COVID-19, companies around the globe have sent their employees home, requiring them to work remotely. For some companies this transition to remote working was easy to implement as there has been […]

CORONA VIRUS AND WORKING REMOTELY

4 CRITICAL RISKS FOR A COMPANY TO MANAGE   Coronavirus poses a risk to humanity, possibly the greatest risk to our physical health that many of us have faced in our lifetime, and at the same time, unethical cybercriminals are using the pandemic as an opportunity to increase hacking attempts and phishing attacks. In order […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF CYBER SECURITY AND THIRD PARTY RISK MANAGEMENT FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Having a solid cybersecurity and third party risk management plan for your business is paramount.

CYBER SECURITY INCIDENT RESPONSE INFOSHEET

  Hot off the press is our new Cyber Security Incident Response infosheet.   The infosheet articulates how we can help clients to improve their cyber security incident readiness through our approach of developing, adopting and testing an organisation wide response process.   Download the infosheet HERE        

NIST RELEASES VERSION 1.1 OF ITS POPULAR CYBER SECURITY FRAMEWORK

Credit: N. Hanacek/NIST GAITHERSBURG, Md.—The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released version 1.1 of its popular Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cyber security, more widely known as the Cyber security Framework. “Cyber security is critical for national and economic security,” said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. “The voluntary NIST Cyber […]

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