Sep 14, 2023   |  By Razorthorn
The Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) is a piece of legislation in the EU (Regulation (EU) 2022/2554) that aims to enhance the operational resilience of the financial sector.
Mar 31, 2023   |  By Razorthorn
As organisations continue to become more reliant on technology, cyber security threats become more frequent and sophisticated. With more and more data being stored online, it’s crucial that organisations protect their systems and data from cyber attacks. Penetration testing is an effective way to identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses in an organisation’s cyber security defences, but traditional penetration testing has limitations.
Oct 4, 2022   |  By Razorthorn
We’re delighted to announce that we have teamed up with Electric Miles, B2B SaaS company providing EV charging software to charger manufacturers, offering a combined service for Electric Vehicle (EV) charger manufacturers and resellers to ensure compliance with the upcoming December 2022 cyber security regulations.
Feb 25, 2022   |  By Razorthorn
Supply chain attacks tripled in 2021, meaning a secure software development lifecycle is more important than ever. Do you know what open source software (OSS) components are in use within your organisation? Or how to find out?
Feb 4, 2022   |  By Razorthorn
We’ve all had it happen. You receive an email telling you that you’ve won a prize draw you never entered or a foreign prince wants to transfer you a huge sum of money and needs your bank details. These obvious scams can be spotted from a mile away and are what we tend to think of when we think of phishing, but it’s not always that apparent. Over the years, phishing scams have become harder to detect and many have fallen victim as a result.
Jan 11, 2022   |  By Razorthorn
Since the introduction of Bitcoin in 2009, and as a result of the global recession during that period, cryptocurrency have been a much-discussed topic across technology, finance, and even global policy. The news is dominated by stories of its impact on our lives and businesses.
Jul 2, 2021   |  By David Smith
Biometric technology, such as fingerprint sensors and voice recognition, has become widely popular in recent years with the boom in mobile applications. Organizations are now trying to make use of this technology and implement it to a wide range of areas. Particularly for the banking industry, biometrics can play a vital role in fraud prevention. With the prevalence of phone and digital banking, banks require innovative ways to authenticate their customer’s identity.
Mar 31, 2021   |  By Razorthorn
There are few books in history that are still considered to be as valuable today as when they were written and “The Art of War” is one of them. Written in 5th Century BC, it is still considered today to be essential reading in many fields, including business. It has been quoted in a ton of movies, books and media more times than you can probably count.
Oct 28, 2020   |  By Razorthorn
Biometrics has been around for a long time but has only had limited adoption until recently. I was involved in some of the early commercial biometric devices way back in 2000; the company I was working for at the time investigated the possibility of using them, but back then the false positive rates on the devices we investigated were way too high – either people could not authenticate or it was authenticating the wrong people.
May 26, 2020   |  By Razorthorn
We are entering a very different business world at the moment, one which has been thrust upon most of us far quicker than we planned for and will by all accounts last a lot longer than many of us think.
Sep 7, 2023   |  By Razorthorn
Join Chris Fielder, an expert from Arctic Wolf, as he shares insights into their approach to artificial intelligence. At Arctic Wolf, they have a strong appreciation for AI, but they've got a unique perspective – they use AI as a tool, not a standalone solution. Chris will walk you through why they believe it's crucial to keep humans in the loop when working with AI. Without that human touch, AI can create more noise than actionable insights. Think of it as having a brilliant assistant by your side, but it still needs your guidance to truly shine.
Sep 6, 2023   |  By Razorthorn
Ever wondered what the future of information security looks like? 🤖🔐 In this video, we're diving deep into the concept of having an AI companion for your InfoSec professional. Picture it: Your InfoSec expert is the brains of the operation, making all the critical decisions to keep your data safe. But right there on their shoulder is a trusty AI sidekick, analyzing mountains of data faster than you can blink and serving up all the info needed for those informed decisions.
Sep 5, 2023   |  By Razorthorn
Hey there! Today, we're diving into the exciting world of cybersecurity and AI! 🚀 We're on a mission to find out how we can catch those sneaky digital bad guys. We did some cool research and found out that the reason people are going all-in on AI and machine learning is pretty interesting. It's because there aren't enough super-smart folks to do the job the old-fashioned way!
Sep 4, 2023   |  By Razorthorn
We explore the evolving dynamics of commuting and its significance in today's world. Join us as we delve into the critical considerations of commuting's impact on both the environment and people's lives, all from the perspective of a manager striving to meet objectives. Discover how recent changes have reshaped the way we work, emphasizing the positive shifts towards more objective-driven management practices.
Sep 3, 2023   |  By Razorthorn
In this video, we delve into the fascinating journey of network perimeters. Remember when the traditional network barrier seemed impenetrable? Join us as we explore how the shift to remote work initially signaled the demise of the conventional network perimeter. But guess what? We're not done with this story. With the return to office spaces, we're witnessing the resurgence of a more traditional network approach. However, it's clear that the landscape has forever changed. When was the last time you heard the term LAN thrown around?
Sep 2, 2023   |  By Razorthorn
As remote work becomes the new normal, the question of privacy and boundaries has taken centre stage. Join us for an engaging discussion on the challenges of webcam surveillance in the digital age. In this video, we share intriguing anecdotes and thought-provoking scenarios that shed light on the delicate balance between oversight and respecting personal space. Discover the story of a colleague juggling work and family life, where a simple shift in perspective led to a crucial realization about safeguarding privacy. We delve into the implications of capturing personal moments on corporate servers and the potential ethical concerns that arise.
Sep 1, 2023   |  By Razorthorn
In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, a significant challenge has emerged for managers—the shift from traditional hands-on management to a more objective-based approach. Join us in this insightful discussion as we explore how managers are navigating this transition, realizing that the days of "managing by walking around" are giving way to a new era of leadership. In this video, we delve into the experiences of managers who've grappled with the realization that physical proximity is no longer the cornerstone of effective leadership. Discover the strategies they're adopting to ensure their teams thrive in this changing environment, where success is measured by outcomes rather than constant oversight. If you're a manager seeking to understand how to remain relevant and impactful in the modern workplace, this video is a must-watch. Embrace the paradigm shift and learn to manage by objectives, fostering a culture of achievement and innovation.
Aug 31, 2023   |  By Razorthorn
We delve into a critical flaw that continues to persist within many organizations—the subservience of cybersecurity teams to their overarching IT counterparts. Join us as we unpack the challenges stemming from this hierarchy and explore the urgent need for a transformative shift. 🔒 Subordination No More: It's disheartening to witness security teams relegated to a subordinate role within IT departments. The pervasive 'can we' versus 'should we' dilemma underscores a bigger issue that hampers our collective progress.
Aug 30, 2023   |  By Razorthorn
Welcome to the Razorwire podcast, where we explore the latest trends and insights in the world of cybersecurity. In this episode, we delve into the topic of defence in the post pandemic world with our esteemed guests, Jonathan Care and Christopher Fielder. We talked about why it’s more important than ever for organisations to adequately adapt their cybersecurity capabilities to meet the requirements of remote working and why it’s essential to have multiple layers of security to detect and respond to threats before they reach critical endpoints.
Aug 23, 2023   |  By Razorthorn
In today's interconnected world, the question arises: Is it necessary to involve an external party to ensure that the platform you're heavily relying on is truly secure? This video delves into the concept of safeguarding your investments, drawing an analogy to the idea of protecting eggs in a basket. We explore the strategy of maintaining a vigilant eye on both sides, even if resources are limited. Join the discussion on finding the right balance between safety and budget constraints. Your digital security matters – let's unravel the complexities together.

Razorthorn has a single purpose: to defend business-critical data and applications from cyber attacks and internal threats. Founded in 2007, Razorthorn has been delivering expert security consulting and testing services to some of the largest and most influential organisations in the world, including many in the Fortune 500.

Leaders in Cyber Intelligence:

  • Cyber Security Consultancy: Delivering professional and dedicated consultants to our clients, we are specialists in all areas of cyber security consulting. Whether you need help with cyber security compliance or require CISO services, we work closely with our clients to provide short term or ongoing support, in line with your requirements and budget.
  • Cyber Security Testing: It is essential to test your cyber security posture regularly, whether it’s a requirement for compliance or to ensure you are getting value for money from your cyber security solutions. In addition to pen testing, Razorthorn offer a comprehensive suite of cyber security testing services to ensure your data and business reputation is as secure as possible.
  • Managed Services: We provide 24/7 managed cyber security services, working as an extension to your in house team or as your dedicated managed services partner. You will benefit from the skills and expertise of our team, the cost efficiency and flexibility that comes with outsourcing to a specialist service provider.
  • Cyber Security Solutions: We work in partnership with hand-picked, industry leading solution providers, carefully selected for quality, effectiveness and to complement the services we offer.

Defending businesses against cyber attacks since 2007.