The MWR Briefing: London

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3 years ago 12:00 - 17:00 London

An afternoon in which our team of leading Consultants will present on some of MWR’s latest research and thinking.

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Recent data sources such as Mandiant m-trends, Verizon DBIR, similar vendor reports and our own privileged view gained from working with many organisations in a myriad of industries, have offered fascinating insights into the current global threat landscape.

It is abundantly clear that advanced attackers and malware are evading preventative controls as well as traditional detection methods, and as such there is an ever-increasing need for organisations to predict, prevent, detect and respond to these attacks.

This briefing, featuring some of MWR’s leading offensive and defensive specialists, will comprise of discussions providing a unique view from the "coal face" on how attackers are achieving such success and how you can respond appropriately.


  • Teach a Man to Hunt

    Attack detection – an evolution from traditional monitoring to active threat hunting

    Adam Bateman

  • Balancing Prevention and Detection

    How preventive and detective controls can interact to thwart modern attacks

    Ed Parsons

  • One Template to Rule 'em All

    Office Templates and their relevance to today’s threat landscape

    Kostas Lintovois

  • The Path of Least Resistance

    Walk a path to critical business assets using graph theory

    Ben Campbell & Stuart Morgan

  • Honeypots and Deceptive Operations

    Can you catch more spies with honey(pots)?

    Dr. David Chismon


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MWR is an accredited member of The Cyber Security Incident Response Scheme (CSIR) approved by CREST (Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers).
MWR is certified under the Cyber Incident Response (CIR) scheme to deal with sophisticated targeted attacks against networks of national significance.
We are certified to comply with ISO 9001 and 14001 in the UK, internationally accepted standards that outline how to put an effective quality and environmental management systems in place.
MWR is certified to comply with ISO 27001 to help ensure our client information is managed securely.
As an Approved Scanning Vendor MWR is approved by PCI SSC to conduct external vulnerability scanning services to PCI DSS Requirement 11.2.2.
We are members of the Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST), an organisation serving the needs of the information security sector.
MWR is a supplier to the Crown Commercial Service (CCS), which provides commercial and procurement services to the UK public sector.
MWR is a Qualified Security Assessor, meaning we have been qualified by PCI to validate other organisation's adherence to PCI DSS.
As members of CHECK we are measured against high standards set by NCSC for the services we provide to Her Majesty's Government.
MWR’s consultants hold Certified Simulated Attack Manager (CCSAM) and Certified Simulated Attack Specialist (CCSAS) qualifications and are authorized by CREST to perform STAR penetration testing services.