IMPROVE YOUR ORGANISATION’S PREPAREDNESS FOR A CYBER SECURITY ATTACK

Cyber Security and Incident Response A multinational client in the financial services industry recently asked Mobius to conduct a Cyber Security incident response review and simulation exercise. The primary objective of the project was to help improve the organisation’s readiness to respond to a major Cyber Security incident. The project included the following: Development of […]

HOME NETWORK SECURITY TESTING

A client in the Consumer Services industry was forced to make extensive use of remote working from home as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown. Their concern was that the home networks and computers used by employees were not secure, and if breached could result in various risks such as disclosure of sensitive data. The […]

SECURITY TESTING PROJECT IN SOUTH AMERICA

A multinational client approached Mobius with the requirement of running two internal penetration tests and two vulnerability scans at two remote offices simultaneously. The client, however, did not have the budget for an onsite analyst at both locations, their budget allowed for only one onsite analyst at one location.  As an organisation, Mobius always endeavours […]

MOBIUS IMPROVED REPORTING OF INFORMATION SECURITY

Mobius Consulting assisted with improving the reporting of Information Security at a financial institution through the use of appropriate Information Security metrics and measurements at the Board and Executive levels. The primary objective of the engagement was to define the Information Security metrics and measurements, based on best practices, that should be used for effective […]

CYBER SECURITY ASSESSMENT AND IMPROVEMENT ROADMAP

Mobius recently completed a Cyber Security Capability and Risk Assessment for a leading financial services organisation. The assessment was based on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and included both a risk-based and capability maturity based assessment. The project included the development of a cybersecurity Future State Roadmap for risk reduction and improved security capability. The key […]

DEMONSTRATING THE RISKS OF USING FREE WIFI

Mobius delivered on a project to highlight the potential risks of accessing “free” wireless access points and how this can lead to a targeted attack against the user and even the company they work for. The project included the delivery of a proof of concept rogue wireless access point that was deployed at a client conference. […]

INTRODUCING AMANDA HECHTER, SENIOR MANAGING CONSULTANT

        Technology consulting brings a new level of understanding to the implementation of information technology and benefits it can have for businesses; and Senior Managing Consultant at Mobius Consulting, Amanda Hechter is one such driver of the service line.   As part of the EXCO team and a service line leader, Amanda plays […]

XSS TO SHELL

ZERO-DAY ADVENTURES – UNKNOWN UNTIL WE FOUND THEM For the astute among you, you’ll notice that the chaining of these types of exploits has been seen/used often enough, but the implications thereof are often overlooked. In this write-up we delve a little deeper into a real life example of how we uncovered three zero-days in […]

INTRODUCING RAYMOND DU PLESSES, SENIOR MANAGING CONSULTANT

  BACKGROUND   Raymond du Plessis is based in Mobius’ Johannesburg office. He began his studies at the University of South Africa (UNISA) and he has gone on to complete vocational studies through professional bodies like ISACA and ISC. Raymond believes that continual education, and more importantly the knowledge that you gain from it, forms […]

INTRODUCING ROBERT LEN, LEAD SECURITY TESTER

Robert Len’s Background  Cape Town born, Robert Len has a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Information Systems. He also completed his MCSE and OSCP. Rob’s passion for information security has led him to pursue his masters in Computer Science, writing his thesis on in-browser crypto jacking.  Robert Len has specialised in information technology throughout his […]

ETHICAL HACKING AND CYBER SECURITY TESTING: 7 TESTS TO CHECK YOUR CYBER SECURITY

With Patrick Ryan, Managing Director; and Robert Len, Lead Security Tester of Mobius Consulting.      Remote Working may be the New Normal    To help slow down the spread of COVID-19, companies around the globe have sent their employees home, requiring them to work remotely. For some companies this transition to remote working was easy to implement as there has been […]