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CREST Certified Penetration Test Sample Report

Not all Penetration Test Reports are created equal. Methodology can vary from supplier to supplier, but the essential element common to all Penetration Tests is the written report, key to guaranteeing the maximum value from the overall process. What should you look for in a Penetration Test Report? 

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We're Listening...

"Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning."

We love this quote from Bill Gates because no matter how well we run our business, we know there is always more to do for our customers.

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Microsoft Urgently Applies Updates to Protect Against Potential Security Exploit

Microsoft have broken with the tradition of not supplying security updates for out of support operating systems because of potential ‘WannaCry’ like ransomware attacks.

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Exposed: Cyberattacks on Cloud Honeypots - Report

Sophos' study of 10 cloud server honeypots, placed worldwide, reveals how relentlessly persistent cybercriminals can be when targeting an organisation’s cloud platforms.

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Learning at Work Week

It's "Learning at Work Week", the annual event which highlights the role played by continual learning and development in the workplace. At Chess, it's a philosophy which has helped us stay in the Times Top 100 Companies to Work for List for the last 10 years - bagging the No 1 spot in 2018.


7 Top Reasons To Lease Business IT

Leasing is the purchase model that more and more companies are opting for, according to Gartner, who estimate that by next year, 30% of business devices will be purchased through an opex model. Find out the Seven Top Reasons why.

Testing City Defences

Chess has won the bid to deliver Penetration Testing for Nottingham City Council. The bid was won on a combination of factors including its CREST accreditation, consultative approach, flexibility, track record and price competitiveness.

BT ISDN Switch Off - Are You Ready?

BT have announced they will be starting the big ISDN switch off in 2020. Future proofing your business is no longer an option, but a necessity. 

Voice ISDN Outage (Resolved)

Some customers may be affected by an outage on ISDN services.

Cyber Essentials - Get Certified With Chess

Chess has been announced as a Certification Body for the UK Government Cyber Essentials scheme.

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Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019

New government research published this week reveals that 32% of businesses identified cybersecurity breaches or attacks in the last 12 months.