The MWR Briefing

Thursday, September 25, 2014 5 years ago 09:00 - 17:00

A day in which we will bring you presentations from our team of leading consultants on some of MWR's latest research and thinking.

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As Cyber Security and Risk specialists we understand the issues and concerns that organizations are faced with on a daily basis. In this ever-changing landscape the need to be on top of the latest threats to our businesses is paramount.

The MWR Briefing will challenge perceptions whilst offering an insight into this fast-paced arena – we will provide you with solution-focussed guidance and clarity on elements of cyber security which are arguably some of the most crucial factors for future business success.

In addition to presentations from the MWR team, we are very pleased to welcome guest speaker Stewart Bertram from Control Risks, who will be presenting a talk on strategic early warning and cyber threat intelligence.

Presentations include:

Demystifying SCADA
Understanding the risks, mitigations and way ahead

Martyn Ruks

Is User-friendly Security a Touch Closer?
A study of the iPhone and Galaxy S5’s fingerprint authentication features

David Chismon

Attacking Enterprise Mobility: iOS Configuration Profiles
A look at the risks configuration profiles pose to the security of employee’s iDevices

Rorie Hood

Attack Trees
A common language to share understanding with stakeholders at all levels

Matthew Whitcombe

APT in its Natural Habitat
Nation-state level malware as seen in person from several recent case studies

Mike Auty

Before the Kill Chain
Strategic early warning and cyber threat intelligence

Stewart Bertram

Scope Matters
Getting the best solutions to your IT security problems

Stuart Morgan


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Accreditations & Certificates

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.