How Agrimetrics Successfully Attained ISO 27001 Certification and Compliance in Partnership with Risk Crew

About the Company Agrimetrics, founded in 2014, is a leading Agri-tech Centre dedicated to revolutionising the agrifood sector through a thriving Data Marketplace that facilitates the sharing, monetisation, and accessibility of data. With a strategic goal of feeding 10 billion people by 2025, Agrimetrics has been at the forefront of utilising data for its operations […]

7 Key Benefits of Red Team Testing for Your Organisation

Red team testing

In an information or cyber security context, a Red Team is a group of ethical hackers that design and execute a series of coordinated technical and social engineering attacks on an organisation’s people, processes, and technology to simulate how an intruder could obtain unauthorised access to its systems or information assets. In simple terms, a […]

Cyber Security Supply Chain Challenges in the Agrifood Sector

Guest Contributor: Benjamin Turner, Chief Operating Officer, Agrimetrics Shortly after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, I advocated in a BBC news article and North American technology podcast (The Feed) that we should regard parts of the UK’s agriculture and agrifood system as critical national infrastructure. What does it mean to be critical national infrastructure, and why […]

Supply Chain Cyber Attacks & How to Prevent Them

“There has been a 742% average annual increase in software supply chain attacks over the past 3 years”[i] The above statistic might seem implausible, but supply chain cyber attacks have become a pressing issue for businesses as the reliance on technology and interconnected systems have grown. These attacks can compromise sensitive information, disrupt operations, and […]

The TIBER EU Framework: What It Is and the Benefit to Financial Institutions

The TIBER-EU Framework refers to Threat Intelligence-Based Ethical Red Teaming. The European Central Bank (ECB) created the framework in March 2018 as a response to the increasing number of cyber threats specifically facing the financial sector and the urgent need for a more coordinated, sophisticated, and comprehensive approach to managing cybersecurity risk. The framework’s goal […]

ISO 27001 Penetration Testing Requirements – Risk Crew

ISO 27001 Penetration Testing

A common question that comes up when implementing ISO 27001 is: Should I include security penetration testing in my Information Security Management System (ISMS) programme to comply with the ISO 27001 standard and meet auditor expectations? The answer is both yes and no — depending on how you look at it. The standard does not […]

How a Ransomware Readiness Assessment Can Help Your Business Stay Safe

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Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts files and then seeks payment in exchange for the encryption key.  A ransomware readiness assessment is an audit that businesses can undergo to determine their risk level for ransomware. The assessment will help you identify which areas of your organisation are at the highest risk for attack […]

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