Cyber-security site launch

One of the country’s leading cyber security companies has launched a new website geared for its commercial clients. C3IA Solutions works extensively with the government and its agencies but its private sector work has grown so much that it decided to create a dedicate online presence. It gives details of its technical support services such as Cyber Essentials, Security Management … Read More

Cyber crooks poised to get fat this Christmas

Cyber-attacks are poised to rise sharply this Christmas as criminals look to exploit a ‘perfect storm’ of circumstances, a leading expert has warned. Matt Horan from C3IA Solutions, based in Poole, Dorset, says homes as well as businesses should be on their guard.

C3IA hit the right spot with Dexters

A youth football team has thanked its sponsors after the funding led to an entire new league being created. Cyber-security company C3IA Solutions backed Dexter Sports’ Under 11 Lions, who are based at Canford Heath in Poole. The support helped them train indoors through the winter reach the county cup final which had to be abandoned due to Covid-19 and the lockdown. However, on the back of the investment coach Greg Partridge was able to launch an indoor futsal league – the only FA Youth affiliated futsal league in the county.

Cyber firm recruits high flyer

The leading cyber-security company C3IA Solutions has added another high-flyer to its team. Mark George who worked in counter-intelligence for the RAF for many years will operate in the company’s threat and risk management department.

WFH – where fraudsters hang-out

Leading cyber-security company C3IA Solutions is warning of the dangers of home working, while accepting there are huge benefits. The government is so concerned it has launched a new website where people can send suspicious emails.

Coronavirus is creating crooks, warns expert

Sick crooks are using the Coronavirus crisis to target people online, playing on their health fears, a leading cyber-security company has warned. C3IA Solutions said emails purporting to offer COVID-19 test results and cures and selling protective equipment have been circulating.

Computer viruses are also a risk

Covid-19 is not the only virus to be worried about if people are working from home, according to a leading cyber-security expert. Matt Horan, security director of C3IA Solutions, has issued advice for home working to help reduce the risk of cyber-attacks. Computer viruses will be looking for new, vulnerable targets and are likely to target workers whose home systems are not secure.

Updating Windows 7 should not be a pane

A leading cyber-security expert is warning people and businesses to ensure they have updated their computers from Windows 7.
Microsoft is no longer updating security on the operating system, which means it is increasingly vulnerable to hackers. Matt Horan, security director of C3IA Solutions – one of the first companies to be certified by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) – said the risks grow each day.

Beware the Iranian cyber response

A leading cyber-security expert is warning businesses to be on their guard following Iran’s threat to take revenge for the assassination of General Qassim Soleimani. The high profile Iranian general was taken out in a drone attack by the US – and businesses across the West could now be targeted in the anticipated reprisals. Matt Horan, security director of C3IA Solutions, said the rogue state’s tactics might include a scatter-gun approach with cyber-attacks.