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Cyber Essentials

      7 Elements achieves Cyber Essentials Certification body status. 7 Elements, are now a certification body able to deliver Cyber Essentials (CE) and Cyber Essentials Plus (CE+) engagements for organisations that are aiming to meet this standard. The move comes as 7 Elements looks to expand its service offering to include a cost effective […]

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Incident Response – keep cool in a crisis

SC Magazine recently published an article by our CEO, David Stubley on the topic of how to keep cool in a crisis. “Learn from the misfortunes of your peers and prepare to defend against repeat use of the same cyber-attack techniques as part of your defence planning” advises David Stubley. The full article can be […]

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Cyber Security breakfast meetups for SMEs

Our CEO David Stubley will be presenting at the upcoming Cyber Security breakfast meetups for SMEs (Edinburgh) event on the 29th January at 8am. During this talk David will explore the question of “What is Cyber Security?” Using real life case studies David will provide insight into the current and future threats faced by UK […]

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ScotlandIS Ecommerce Masterclass: Security and Legal

Our CEO David Stubley will be presenting at the upcoming Ecommerce Masterclass: Security and Legal event being held by ScotlandIS. At the event David will cover the current threat landscape and provide real life examples of online attacks. The event will be held at the Bonham Hotel in Edinburgh on the 29th January 2015 at […]

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Information Security Assurance from a Resilience Perspective

SC Magazine recently published an article by our CEO, David Stubley on the topic of resilience and the need to adopt a holistic approach to information security. “If we accept that our defences will no longer hold against every attack and we cannot therefore be 100 percent secure, then we also need to think about information security from a […]

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Scottish cluster for the UK Cyber Security Forum

We are pleased to announce that we are collaborating with ZoneFox to establish the Scottish cluster for the UK Cyber Security Forum. The UK Cyber Security Forum represents small companies who are actively working in cyber security across the UK. As the leading independent information security consultancy in Scotland we are proud to work closely with other SMEs to develop Scotland’s […]

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Scottish Business Insider

7 Elements CEO, David Stubley is quoted in the September edition of the Scottish Business Insider. The article on ‘Building Your IT Fortress’, focuses on the ever changing threat landscape faced by organisations from hackers and the need for organisations to take proactive steps to manage the risk presented. Often security testing is used to gain […]

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7 Elements CEO appointed by Glasgow Caledonian University

7 Elements CEO appointed by Glasgow Caledonian University David Stubley, CEO at 7 Elements, a key player in the Scottish information security industry, has been appointed as an external examiner at Glasgow Caledonian University for the Digital Security, Forensics and Ethical Hacking course. This new role brings practical, on the job insight to Glasgow Caledonian […]

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GCHQ certifies Master’s Degrees in Cyber Security

Our CEO, David Stubley, has been quoted in a recent Information Security Magazine article regarding the launch of the GCHQ programme to certify Cyber Security University Master’s Degrees: “As a highly technical security consultancy we are acutely aware of the skills gap that exists between academia and the commercial sector,” he told Infosecurity.“GCHQ looking to address […]

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7 Elements scopes international expansion at OWASP AppSec EU

7 Elements reports a successful year as sponsor of OWASP AppSec EU, scoping growth opportunities across Europe. The not-for-profit event is key for the sector, attracting information security professionals from across Europe to a four day event which includes a quality conference and training workshops.  The event is renowned for widening business networks internationally as […]

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