March 2020

  • Phishing - The Ultimate Guide | How it Works and How to Prevent it, services, consultancy, information security, phishing, phishing exercise, scam, guide, ultimate guide, what is, blog, urm phishing exercise, technical controls, information security controls, iso 27001 certification, iso 27001, urm blog, infosec blog

    Phishing – The Ultimate Guide – Part 1

    We are hearing a lot about phishing and phishing attacks currently so, in this blog, we will take a step back to understand what phishing is, the types and the background. Let’s start with the basic question – what is phishing? Introduction Phishing is a fraudulent attempt to deceive an end-user into providing confidential information. […]

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    Covid-19 – URM Support Against Coronavirus

    These are challenging times, As a gesture of support and goodwill to all those battling to keep us safe URM will donate 25% of any: to go towards the fight against Coronavirus! This will be in the form of donations for much needed medical equipment and NHS staff respite. THIS IS OUR MESSAGE TO YOU Stay […]

  • E-Learning - The Perfect Time to Catch Up, e-learning, lms, online, management, system, A-lurna, urm training, training, online training training coronavirus, covid-19, social disancing

    E-Learning – The Perfect Time to Catch Up

    Due to the unprecedented impact of Covid-19 on many different types of organisations, large numbers of people will be working from home, possibly for the first time ever. In the short term, there may be plenty to do as we all try and complete projects and conduct meetings that were scheduled in our diaries. But […]

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    Introducing NIST Training Courses – Reasons why our expert guidance is different

    URM is delighted to announce that is it the sole organisation able to deliver National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Professional (NCSP) training courses in England, Scotland and Ireland (both the Republic of Ireland and Southern Ireland). The courses are approved by NIST, a world-leading intelligence, cyber and security agency and accredited by GCHQ […]

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    URM Launches a “Covid-19 Planning Workshop”

    URM is increasingly being contacted by clients with questions about Covid-19 planning, specifically, ‘How do we prepare and what should we be considering?’ In response to this, URM has developed a half-day facilitated workshop which we can deliver onsite at your premises or remotely if you prefer. The workshop, facilitated by one of URM’s senior consultants, […]

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    Coronavirus and Remote PCI Assessments – What You Need To Know

    In an unprecedented move, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) is allowing fully remote assessments. PCI SSC has always made it clear that it intends for on-site testing to be the norm, with the majority of PCI DSS assessment testing completed at the client’s physical location. In a blog published yesterday, however, Tony […]

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    Covid-19 Global Pandemic Declared

    It’s official, as of Wednesday 11 March, Covid-19 is declared a global pandemic! Whilst not unexpected and, let’s be honest this declaration doesn’t actually change much, it confirms what we’ve probably known for several weeks and months – that coronavirus is here. It is still unclear as to the level of affect or impact it […]