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Cyber Security Associates Reaches eLearning Target

This article is written by Sophia Bell, a Year 8 from Newent Community School. In February this year, Cyber Security Associates (CSA) launched a new selection of Cyber eLearning Courses. The initial target was to achieve 500 learners in just 5 months, but this has been completed easily, as they …

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Fabulous Freddie and Astounding Adam

Another week, another brilliant pair of work experience students! Aren’t we lucky!! This week we have been joined by the wonderful Freddie McCabe and Adam Smith from SGS Berkeley Green UTC. As with every work experience week, we aim provide an immersive role within the operational environment of the cyber managed …

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Meet Liam and Will, CSA’s new Junior SIOC Analysts!

Meet Liam… ‘I graduated at the university of Essex, where I studied computer networks. This course mostly consisted of networking modules where I learned the fundamentals of networking through undertaking Cisco exams such as CCNA. I have always been interested in computers from a young age, I first caught a …

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Marvellous Marcus

This week we have had the absolute pleasure of hosting Marcus Handley from Severn Vale School on a week long work placement. The aim of the work experience was to provide an immersive role within the operational environment of the cyber managed services CSA provides.  Immediatley taking a proactive and …

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Work Experience: Marcus Handley Blog Posts

University of Greenwich fined £120,000 for a data breach One week before the implementation of the GDPR the university of Greenwich had a data breach which involved nearly 20,000 people, including medical information. The contact details of 19,500 students, staff and former students were leaked onto the internet. The leak …

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Amazing Alana and Awesome Arthur

Arthur Bunce and Alana Spedding have been with Cyber Security Associates (CSA) for the last week as a work experience students from Newent Community School and Sixth Form Centre. Whilst with CSA, Arthus and Alana have been fully immersed within our cyber managed services. They have produced some fantastic blog, …

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Work Experience Blog: Yahoo Database Breach

Arthur Bunce, Studying GCSEs – French, Computer Science, Drama, Fine Art and Graphics at Newent Community School. In 2016 Yahoo reported a huge database breach putting all 3,000,000,000+ users in danger, the huge company had waited for years before announcing the breach publicly. The business experienced 2 breaches in 2013 …

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Work Experience Blog: Customer details possibly stolen in Ticketmaster UK data breach

My name is Alana Spedding. I’m in Year 10 and am doing GCSEs in Geography, History, Triple Science, French and Fine Art. On the 23rd of June Ticketmaster identified the breach. The malicious software was on an external supplier’s customer support product. Ticketmaster has now disabled the product that was …

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Work Experience: Cyber Security Advise

This week we have had two work experience students with us, Alana and Arthur from Newent Community School and Sixth From Centre. As part of their work experience, they have been tasked to create some information on cyber security advise for kids. First up we have Arthur…   Nice work …

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CSA take part in Computer Science Dragons Den

Cyber Security Associates (CSA) have been working closely with the National Cyber Security Centre’s (NCSC) Cyber Schools Hub initiative. This week, Madeline Howard, Business Development Manager at CSA took the role of a Dragon in the Computer Science themed Dragons Den event for students at Wyedean School. During the event, …

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