July 27, 2018

By now we should all know that the GDPR has become a beast of a regulation that not many organisations can avoid. It doesn’t matter where you are based either, if you are processing data of EU data subjects, you need to comply with this regulation. 

How big are the teeth it has to bite back with, you may ask? How does up to €20 million or 4% of annual glob...

October 18, 2016

As per Google, it’s estimated that last year cybercrime victims paid out around $24 million to hackers deploying ransomware and it has increased to over $1 bill

October 1, 2016

We hear the word hacking all the time but ethical hacking, penetration testing or pen testing not so much. I have had business owners looking at me with bemused expressions across their faces when I mention we do penetration testing at Meta Defence Labs.  Non-technical people often look confused with the term penetration testing or ethical hacking and I a...

April 11, 2016

Originally published for BCS:

Social engineering techniques have been used by con artists for centuries to trick people into doing things that they wouldn’t normally do. With the advancement of technology, social engineering has also evolved into new forms where the internet makes it easier for cyber criminals to...

March 10, 2016

There is often confusion surrounding vulnerability scanning/assessment vs. Pen testing that causes organisations to waste resources or even put them at risk. Here is a quick guide to differentiate between the two.

If you still have questions on how to get started or need assistance on conducting an evaluation of your organization’s security posture? Contac...

February 10, 2016


Why we need Cybersecurity?

With the rapid expansion of the internet over the last few decades and the technology boom, we find ourselves in an era where we have to depend so much on the internet to get on with our daily activities. Unless you are living in the wild.

Millions of people start their day waking up in the morning to check h...

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February 10, 2016

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