Author Archives: CommSec

CommSec Expands Into Pan European Security Services Market

Increased levels of global cybercrime driving demand for automated security vulnerability scanning Dublin, September 2020 – CommSec, the Dublin based IT security services company has just announced the next phase of their business expansion with launch of CheckScan+. CheckScan+ is a new cyber security scanning service that is designed to ensure vulnerabilities in software and […]

Five Common IT Security Vulnerabilities and How to Avoid Them

In this article, technical experts from our partners Appcheck are looking at five of the most common IT security vulnerabilities and how to avoid them. Remote Command/Code Execution (RCE) We thought we would start off with a topical one with recent discussions around critical vulnerabilities within SaltStack infrastructure automation software. Two CVE’s were discovered in […]

Gone Phishing

Anatomy of a Phish Phishing. We hear about it all the time, with warnings abounding from IT and security experts. We know we will be targeted by it. We know that possibly we, or a colleague, may get caught. With the sheer amount of phishing attempts out there, and the high quality compared to days […]

Understanding Hash Values

What is that MD5/SHA-1/SHA-256 thing I see when I go to download an application? When you download an application installer, you will often see file information listed beside the download link. Usually you will see one or more hash values in the information. So, what’s that all about? Let’s say you want to download the […]

Primeline Chooses CommSec for Enterprise SIEM Services

Foundations for Cloud strategy now in place with new network infrastructure and SOC services  Dublin, 25th May 2020 – Primeline Group has announced that it has just completed a major network and security infrastructure overhaul with CommSec. The new network infrastructure enables the company to pursue its growth strategy and embrace a Cloud centric IT […]

Case Study – Primeline Group

The Security Journey – from Covering the Basics to SOC The Primeline Group is the largest independent Irish provider of logistics and sales and marketing services to home-grown and international brands and retailers across the Irish and UK markets. The Primeline Group consists of four market-leading companies: Primeline Sales & Marketing are experts at maximizing […]

I’ve asked a forensics company to do some work for us. What should I expect back from them?

The background: Mary from Accounts, having fallen under suspicion for her snack purchases, has been responsible for kicking off a major internal investigation in your company. It looks like she may have misused her company laptop and muddied the line between corporate and personal spending. So you’ve had the forensics people in, and they’ve taken […]