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Securing Your Business from Business Email Compromise (BEC)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Article by: Oliver Neal, Incident Response Specialist, Pragma. With a recent, slow decline in ransomware based cyber-attacks, Business Email Compromises have been on the rise across the globe. Like most attacks, Business Email Compromises are non-discriminatory. The victims are not selected by an attacker before they proceed to compromise an organisation’s email systems. A recent advertisement released by...

Pragma is now CREST Certified

Letter from The Founders: We’re Now CREST Accredited

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]"We are what we repeatedly do, excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit." – Aristotle We are honoured to announce that Pragma is now a CREST accredited company! This is a momentous day at Pragma, as we have always strived to hold ourselves to a high standard as the trusted advisor for cybersecurity to many of...

The Infiltration of Fileless Malware: A Real-Life Example

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The rise of fileless malware presents forensic investigators with a major stumbling block. Fileless malware is a variant of malicious software that uses legitimate programs to infect a computer. It does not rely on files and leaves no footprint, except within memory, and yet only to the trained eye. This malware depends on tools that are part...

Guide to ISO 27001 Requirements and Certification Process

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Introduction In this article, we talk about the ISO 27001 certification process and requirements. If stakeholders in your organisation are contemplating whether to take ISO 27001 or SOC2, read this article we published previously that compares the two security compliance frameworks. ISO 27001 is an information security management certification. The certification centres around an organisation’s risk management...

MAS TRM 2021: What You Need To Know (Infographic)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a revised Technology Risk Guidelines addressing emerging technology and cyber risks in Financial Institutions. The revised Guidelines is a major rewrite of the TRM, impacting FIs and their service providers. We condensed all you need to know - key changes, now vs. then and useful links all in this one-pager. Download...

[Webinar On-Demand] Raising the bar for cyber: What the New MAS Tech Risk Guidelines Mean for Financial Institutions and FinTechs

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On 18th January 2021, the Monetary Authority of Singapore revised the Technology Risk Management Guidelines (MAS TRM) that regulate how every Financial Institution in Singapore and, to some extent every company that works with them - must do cybersecurity and manage their Technology risks. This is the first major revision of these heavyweight guidelines in 8...

2021 Cybersecurity Trends and Predictions Roundup

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With the unexpected year 2020 behind us, what are the biggest security takeaways and what can organisations anticipate in 2021? We have compiled cybersecurity trends, predictions, forecasts, white papers, guides from industry leaders that offer insights for the year ahead, with remote working and other impacts fueled by the global COVID-19 pandemic taking the centre stage.  #1...

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020 – Remote Working Guide

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]“The theme for Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020 is “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.” The theme empowers individuals and organizations to own their role in protecting their part of cyberspace, with a particular emphasis on the key message for 2020: “If you connect it, protect it.”  If everyone does their part – implementing stronger security practices, raising community...

ISO 27001 vs SOC 2: Which is suitable for my organisation?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]SOC 2 and ISO 27001 are two of the most prominent security compliance frameworks globally. In this article, Victor, our Security Consultant explains both frameworks, their intent and provide guidance on which framework is more appropriate for your organisation. Background As your organisation grows, you might begin to experience customers requesting that you demonstrate that your organisation and...

Internet Security Conference (ISC) 2020 Virtual Panel Discussion : Facing Security Risks and Privacy Protection in AI Era

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Join our co-founder, Manish Chawda at the Internet Security Conference China 2020 in a panel discussion on security risks in the age of AI. "In the era of digital economy, the capabilities demonstrated by artificial intelligence technology are not only manifested in image recognition, face recognition, biometric recognition and video recognition, which are well known technologies that...

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