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Cyber Security for Transport

In the drive to improve efficiency, transport providers are collecting and analysing more data than ever before. They are also making more services available online, allowing customers to buy tickets, claim refunds and to link with digital services from aggregators and partners.

Exposing systems and data in this way does create a problem however. Every internet facing website, or external API represents an opportunity for hackers. Exploiting security vulnerabilities could allow cybercriminals to extort your business, steal sensitive customer data, or to cause costly disruption to scheduled services.

Fidus work with transport operators to test and improve their data security posture. Among the services on offer are:

  • Penetration testing – are your security systems as safe as you think? We’ll test for known (and unknown) vulnerabilities that need to be addressed.
  • Security and permissions audits to check that files and applications have been properly configured.
  • Physical security checks – are offices, data centres and computers properly secured against compromise by “visitors” to your premises?
  • Social engineering audit to confirm that staff are trained to properly deal with “soft” attempts to steal information.
  • Unannounced phishing email simulations to test your employees’ reactions to fraudulent messages.
  • “Red team” simulations that emulate a real cyberattack using the same tools and techniques hackers do.

Our highly skilled, fully qualified security consultants will ensure that any vulnerabilities are identified so you can fix them before hackers get in.

Cyber security compliance for Transport

Transport operations are relatively free from IT compliancy obligations, with the exception of GDPR. The General Data Protection Regulation places strict safeguards on how your business processes, stores and analyses personal data.

Exposing personal data accidentally, or as part of a cyberattack, breaches the GDPR – and could lead to a fine of up to €20m. The importance of protecting personal data is obvious.

Fidus offer a complete range of GDPR compliance testing services to help your business better protect data. We will help you identify:

  • Where personal data is stored on your network.
  • The security systems used to protect that data.
  • Vulnerabilities in your security services.
  • A roadmap for improving standards and better protecting your customers.

Our full-lifecycle GDPR compliance service ensures you have everything you need to meet the security challenges of the future.

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Why Fidus?

Penetration testing reveals your most sensitive network vulnerabilities – so you need a partner you can trust. Fidus Information Security are an NCSC CHECK Green Light and TIGER scheme approved consultancy. Our cyber security experts hold some of the most recognised certifications in the industry, including CREST Certified Tester and Senior Security Tester. Fidus is also a Cyber Essentials verified company. Every assessment we perform is carried out according to UK industry approved methodologies (OWASP, PETS, NIST) along with our own internal testing frameworks.

Remedial Support

More than just identifying security vulnerabilities, our cyber security experts are on hand to help you fix them too.

Certified Security Consultants

Our CREST and TIGER approved team holds a range of industry-leading security certifications including OSCP, CCT, SST and CISSP

Easy to Understand Reports

We’ll ensure that your executives and technical teams properly understand our assessment findings using plain-English reporting.

Fixed Price Proposals

The price you’re quoted is the price you’ll pay. Our quotes are broken down into a detailed costing table so you know exactly what to expect.

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