Change at the top for leading cyber firm

One of the leading cyber security companies in the country has named a new board in preparation for further growth. C3IA Solutions, headquartered in Poole, Dorset, was founded 15 years ago by Matt Horan and Keith Parsons, both former Royal Signallers.

Crooks now posing as cyber experts

Cyber security has experienced a major boom since lockdowns forced people to work from home and crooks are taking advantage, a leading expert has said. Matt Horan, security director of C3IA Solutions, has warned that criminals are posing as cyber experts to gain access to businesses’ systems.

Lucy joins leading cyber firm

A leading cyber-security company has appointed a graduate to its growing team of experts – and is urging more women to join the sector. Lucy Dalley, who graduated with a First in cyber security management from Bournemouth University, is now a consultant at C3IA Solutions in Poole, Dorset. The company says there are more jobs than there are qualified personnel … Read More

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.

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.

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.