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Elasticito and Phinity Risk Solutions Forge a Dynamic Strategic Partnership

Elasticito and Phinity Risk Solutions Forge a Dynamic Strategic Partnership FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Elasticito and Phinity Risk Solutions Forge a Dynamic Strategic Partnership LONDON, 10 NOVEMBER, 2023 – Elasticito, a leading cyber security advisory and solution provider firm, and Phinity Risk Solutions, a prominent provider of integrated risk management services, are thrilled to announce a groundbreaking strategic partnership. This collaboration signifies a significant step in fortifying businesses' resilience against an ever-evolving threat landscape. Elasticito, renowned for providing cutting-edge cyber security technologies, has joined forces with Phinity Risk Solutions, an industry leader in comprehensive risk management services. By leveraging their respective expertise and capabilities, the partnership aims to offer organisations a holistic and proactive approach to safeguarding their assets and data. "The digital landscape is evolving at a rapid pace, and with it, the threats that organisations face. This partnership with Phinity Risk Solutions allows us to provide a comprehensive solution

By |2023-11-09T15:40:33+00:00November 9th, 2023|Press Release|0 Comments

5 Best Practices to Succeed in Attack Surface Management

5 Best Practices to Succeed in Attack Surface Management In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, organisations face an increasing number of cyber threats that can exploit vulnerabilities in their systems. In this article, we will explore five best practices to succeed in attack surface management and safeguard your digital assets. Attack surface management (ASM) is a crucial practice that helps businesses identify and minimise potential attack vectors. By proactively assessing and securing their attack surface, organisations can significantly reduce the risk of successful cyber attacks. Introduction Effectively managing your attack surface is essential to safeguard your organisation's digital assets from cyber threats. By implementing the five best practices discussed in this article—comprehensive asset discovery, continuous vulnerability assessment, patch management, configuration management, and employee awareness and training—you can enhance your security posture and reduce the risk of successful attacks. Attack surface management is an ongoing process that requires continuous vigilance and

By |2023-05-30T08:21:20+00:00May 30th, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

Disaster Recovery, Backup and Your Cyber Security Strategy

Disaster Recovery, Backup and Your Cyber Security Strategy In today's digital landscape, protecting your business from cyber threats is of utmost importance. While preventive measures like firewalls and antivirus software are commonly prioritised, disaster recovery (DR) and backup plans are often overlooked. However, integrating robust disaster recovery and backup solutions into your cyber security strategy is crucial for maintaining business continuity and safeguarding critical data. In this article, we delve into disaster recovery, backup and your cyber security strategy, by exploring the role these elements play in mitigating cyber risks. By understanding the importance of these components, you can fortify your cyber defenses, minimise downtime, and ensure the resilience of your organisation in the face of cyber incidents. The Role of Disaster Recovery Disaster recovery refers to the process of resuming normal operations after a disruptive event, such as a cyber attack, natural disaster, or system failure. It encompasses various

By |2023-05-22T12:08:00+00:00May 22nd, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

A Practical Guide to Attack Surface Management

Webinar - A Practical Guide to Attack Surface Management Register now A Practical Guide to Attack Surface Management aims to provide practical tips and best practices to help organisations implement a comprehensive and effective attack surface management program. Attack Surface Management is a security practice aimed at identifying, managing, and mitigating potential attack vectors in an organisation’s IT environment. In today’s digital world, where businesses are becoming increasingly reliant on technology, Attack Surface Management is a crucial component of an overall security strategy. Who should attend? – CISOs – Security Architects and Strategists – Offensive Security specialists – Security Operations professionals When? Wednesday, March 22 2023, 10:00 - 11:00 GMT Register now

By |2023-03-30T17:09:12+00:00March 6th, 2023|Events|Comments Off on A Practical Guide to Attack Surface Management

Swipe Left on Romance Scams This Valentine’s Day

Swipe Left on Romance Scams This Valentine’s Day You might find yourself browsing through profiles on online dating sites in the lead-up to Valentine's Day this year. Can you tell the difference between someone who is simply using a decades-old photo and a lothario scammer trying to swoon their way to every dollar in your bank account? Swipe left on romance scams this Valentine’s Day by reading this handy guide. With Valentine’s Day approaching, many hopeless romantics might be in the mood for love — but romance robbers may also be in the mood to exploit their next victims. Millions of people around the world use online dating sites and apps. And there are many success stories of people finding love and companionship online. But as well as the successes, there are also online dating scams – and these are on the rise. Americans reported losing a heartbreaking $1.3 billion

By |2023-03-30T17:09:13+00:00February 13th, 2023|Blog|Comments Off on Swipe Left on Romance Scams This Valentine’s Day

Why It Is Important to Assess and Monitor Third Party Risk

Why It Is Important to Assess and Monitor Third Party Risk The handling of risks associated with third parties is essential to avoiding numerous problems. Failing to assess these risks can open up an organisation to supply chain attacks, data breaches and cause reputational damage. Due to these factors, governments around the world are enforcing regulations in order for organisations to properly monitor and control vendor risk. This includes keeping track of both sub-contracting and on-sourcing arrangements (fourth-party risk). Read on to learn more about why it is important to assess and monitor third party risk. It is increasingly becoming more and more important to assess and monitor third party risk. This is in part because the creation, delivery or support of products and services may involve collaboration with external parties where data and/or network access with a third party may be shared.  This poses new and significant reputational, commercial

By |2023-03-30T17:09:13+00:00January 3rd, 2023|Blog|Comments Off on Why It Is Important to Assess and Monitor Third Party Risk

5 Cyber Security Tips to Keep Your Business Safe

5 Cyber Security Tips to Keep Your Business Safe A major concern for CISO's, IT teams, SOC teams and other cyber security personnel during 2022 has been protecting their organisations from cyber security attacks. But are you taking all the necessary steps to keep your organisation's data and online presence secure? As businesses become more reliant on technology, they also become more exposed to cyber threats. However, knowing where to start in terms of protecting your business can be daunting. Here is "5 Cyber Security Tips to Keep Your Business Safe": a guide to help businesses navigate the world of cyber threats. Keeping information safe and secure has been a challenging task for businesses of all sizes over the last few years. Meteoric shifts from in-person-, to online-, to hybrid workplaces forced companies to change, or at least reexamine, their cyber security practices and protocols. Far too often they weren’t

By |2023-03-30T17:09:13+00:00November 16th, 2022|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Cyber Security Tips to Keep Your Business Safe

The Anatomy of a Data Breach

The Anatomy of a Data Breach Arguably no phrase has dominated the tech world the last 24 months more than the term “data breach.” From breaches that have impacted critical infrastructure like the Colonial Pipeline event, to hackers compromising healthcare records at UC San Diego Health. The last two years have been thoroughly saturated by headlines of cyber security mishaps. Yet, despite the prevalence of the breach-centric newscycle, many everyday individuals may not know what exactly a data breach is, how they typically start, and why they occur. Elasticito has dissected the topic and compiled "Anatomy of a Data Breach" to help you understand the ins and outs of the topic. According to IBM, the average time it takes an organisation to identify that a breach has occurred is a whopping 287 days. IBM furthermore reports that the average time it takes to contain a breach is an astounding 80

By |2023-03-30T17:09:13+00:00October 26th, 2022|Blog|Comments Off on The Anatomy of a Data Breach

Elasticito Limited Announces Commitment to Growing Global Cyber Security Success by Becoming a Cyber Security Awareness Month 2022 Champion

Elasticito Limited Announces Commitment to Growing Global Cyber Security Success by Becoming a Cyber Security Awareness Month 2022 Champion Building on annual success Cyber Security Awareness Month 2022 is set to highlight the growing importance of cyber security in our daily lives and look to empower everyday individuals and business to take cyber security steps by making cyber more accessible. Media Contact: Christie Streicher – christie@elasticito.com October 10, 2022 — Elasticito Limited today announced that it has signed on as Champion for Cyber Security Awareness Month 2022. Founded in 2004, Cyber Security Awareness Month, held each October, is the world’s foremost initiative aimed at promoting cyber security awareness and best practices. The Cyber Security Awareness Month Champions programme is a collaborative effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit organisations and individuals committed to the educating others on online safety.  “Elasticito is proud to be involved in Cyber

By |2023-03-30T17:09:14+00:00October 7th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Elasticito Limited Announces Commitment to Growing Global Cyber Security Success by Becoming a Cyber Security Awareness Month 2022 Champion

3 Steps to Holistic Third-Party Risk Management

3 Steps to Holistic Third-Party Risk Management As businesses increasingly rely on third-party organisations to provide goods and services, it's important for CISOs and risk teams to understand the potential risks involved. If data sharing or interaction with customer data is required, the organisation's exposure to risk can significantly increase. By keeping a close eye on third-party activity, CISOs can help protect their company's data and reputation. Here are 3 steps to holistic third-party risk management. Definition Third-party risk management (TPRM) is a newer term that describes vendor risk management, vendor management, supply chain risk management or supplier risk management. TPRM is a focused subset of enterprise risk management that identifies and reduces risks when third parties are leveraged to perform specific tasks. These entities include vendors, suppliers, partners, contractors, and service providers. TPRM is all about understanding, monitoring and managing the risks that come from interacting with external organisations.

By |2023-03-30T17:09:14+00:00October 4th, 2022|Blog|Comments Off on 3 Steps to Holistic Third-Party Risk Management