Mirus IT, the long-standing Milton Keynes-based, managed services provider is now part of the IT Lab group. This acquisition sees Mirus IT join Perspective Risk (acquired May 2017) and Content & Code (acquired in September 2018), in a business that now serves 890+ managed service clients, with a combined turnover that exceeds £75m. Making the announcement, IT Lab’s CEO, Peter Sweetbaum said: “We are delighted to welcome Mirus as part of the IT Lab group. Mirus is … Read More »
Perspective Risk’s Cyber Security Capabilities Commended Perspective Risk – an IT Lab company – awarded ‘Best Penetration Testing Specialists in England’ by AI Global Media. In our increasingly digitised world, no organisation is immune from cyber-crime. Penetration Testing – a simulated cyber-attack to check computer systems for vulnerabilities – is one of the most popular security services in the marketplace. We are delighted to announce our recognition as the best penetration testing specialist in England. “The Cyber … Read More »
Umbraco CMS Unrestricted File Upload Vulnerability Umbraco CMS Vulnerability Summary Vendor: Umbraco Version: Umbraco CMS v7.5.9 Release Date: 2nd June 2017 Umbraco CMS was found to be vulnerable to an unrestricted file upload vulnerability flaw. Impact of the Umbraco CMS Vulnerability Exploiting this vulnerability enables an adversary to upload arbitrary malicious files to the underlying web server, resulting in the application becoming vulnerable to stored Cross-Site-Scripting and client-side attacks. Umbraco CMS Vulnerability Technical Details A number of … Read More »
PR maintains status as an ISO Certified Company Perspective Risk’s (PR’s) directors are pleased to announce that following an independent audit in December, our status as an ISO Certified company was confirmed for the sixth year running. The external audit addressed PR’s compliance with two international standards: ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 27001:2013. Zero non-conformances were recorded. The ISO auditor commented that PR’s quality management systems were among the “most well-documented and best applied” he had … Read More »
Happy Christmas from all at Perspective Risk We decided not to send Christmas cards to our customers this year, and instead donate the cost to a charity we’ve come to know well over the past few months. Christians Against Poverty helps 20,000 people a year – regardless of their religious beliefs – to free themselves from debt. We’ve been helping the charity with their information security and admire the work they do. They are also great people. … Read More »
A customer focused appointment Perspective Risk’s (PR’s) Directors have pleasure announcing the appointment of cyber-security expert Andy Mayo, who joins the business development unit. Andy is well-placed to support PR’s growing customer base, evidenced by a wealth of experience and qualifications, including CCNA, MSCA and CISSP. Andy has provided security consultancy to several large brands, notably Vodafone, Formula One, KPMG, Virgin and the BBC. He has a particular interest in managed security services, mobile and data forensics, … Read More »
Perspective Risk (PR) is at the Law Firms and Cyber-Attack Conference in London on the 5th of October. The event is connecting more than 150 legal professionals from across the UK with Information Security experts. Law firms are an attractive target to cyber-criminals, evidenced by the attack on Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the centre of the Panama Papers scandal. PR’s theme: ‘How not to be the next Mossack Fonseca’ will give delegates the inside view … Read More »
The Directors of Perspective Risk Ltd are delighted to announce the appointment of Oscar O’Connor as a Non Executive Director of the company. Industry Experience Oscar brings a wealth of experience in business leadership, marketing and service development as well as being a recognised expert on information assurance, business continuity, cyber security and programme management, designing, mobilising and managing major programmes of transformational change. He has worked across Europe, the Middle-East, North Africa and the United States, … Read More »
Perspective Risk (PR) is pleased to announce it has been recognised as a highly innovative digital business by the Innovation and Enterprise Digital Fund (INV-ENT Digital). PR was chosen to receive a funding award based on an innovative digital solution in a highly competitive and over subscribed selection process. “The new portal will provide our clients with fast, seamless access to the comprehensive range of professional services offered by PR, whilst still giving the high level of … Read More »
We are very pleased to announce that we have successfully recertified as a CREST Member Company. Information Security companies under the CREST scheme must recertify every year to ensure they are meeting the stringent standards required. Our recertification thus reflects our ongoing commitment to providing a world class penetration testing service.
It seems like just yesterday we were scrambling up Scarfel Pike in our last PRCON; however, an entire year had flown by and so it was time for PRCON 2012! We thus jetted off from our respective homes all round the country and met in Northampton for two days of presentations, group activities and plenty of drinking! We also had the pleasure of formally meeting the two new cogs in the Perspective Risk Information Security machine, Ash and … Read More »
Having passed the rigorous CESG application procedure we are extremely pleased to announce that Perspective Risk is now a CESG CHECK accredited company. Achieving CHECK accreditation is a major milestone in our company’s development and complements our existing Crest and ISO accreditations, allowing Perspective Risk to provide the best possible service to all of our customers.
The Perspective Risk blog has been created to provide information security resources to the penetration testing community and customers alike. We will endeavour not to swamp you with corporate information but from time to time and where we believe we have something of value to say we will post it here. One aspect of the blog is to chart the progress of one of our graduates, Dave, and he will be making regular posts on vulnerabilities, pen … Read More »
Whilst we are ardent supporters of maintaining a healthy balance between work and life and well aware of the advantages of remote working, at Perspective Risk we still believe a great team spirit is necessary in order to deliver the best service possible. With this in mind, every year the whole team at Perspective Risk convene in one location to get face time in a more social environment. Our event is normally split over two days, the … Read More »
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