Fidus Information Security work with businesses across the UK and US, testing security provisions. Clients range in size from SMEs to FTSE100 multi-nationals, operating across a range of industries in both private and public sectors.
Trusted with highly sensitive data and valuable IP, financial firms are a natural target for cyberattackers. In addition to penetration testing, we can help you achieve compliance with important industry standards – GDPR, SWIFT CSP, PCI DSS and FCA regulations.
Legal firms are trusted with sensitive commercial and personal data which can be resold by criminals. Data stolen from these companies can be used as a stepping stone for attacking other businesses, which is why legal firms are increasing targeted by professional cybercriminals.
Hackers will target ecommerce and physical retailers because they process payments and store personally identifiable information (PII). From data centre safeguards to the security of payment card terminals in store, there are thousands of potential attack surfaces that need to be identified and secured.
Government resources attract attention from hackers at both extremes of the scale. Script kiddies looking to cause disruption, and hostile nation states hoping to destabilise the country. No matter the motive, the importance of IT security testing remains the same.
Digitisation has brought more of the transport network online – and at risk of compromise. Nationalised or private, transport providers must test and secure their IT systems, or risk key services and infrastructure being taken offline in an attack.
A key target in the event of cyberwarfare, nation states invest heavily in identifying and exploiting weaknesses in their enemy’s energy infrastructure. Regular penetration testing is a key defence against APTs and other threats that could cripple an entire country.
Trusted with some of the most sensitive personal data imaginable, security breaches within the healthcare sector have the potential to destroy private individuals’ lives. As the infamous WannaCry ransomware outbreak demonstrated, healthcare providers must take network security seriously.
Educational institutions store a lot of sensitive data on students, employees and research subjects. Facing threats from both inside and outside the network perimeter, these organisations must have a clear network security strategy and soli defences.
Property businesses, particularly those in the rental sector, store and process a surprisingly large amount of personal data. Confidential information is always a target for hackers regardless of source, so firms cannot be complacent in their security preparations.
Valuable intellectual property and access to accounts and payment systems make manufacturing a valuable target for hackers. Strengthening IT security will be key to avoiding breaches and costs associated with hacking.