The Accidental CSO

I have spent almost all of my working life (22 years) as a civilian member of staff with the Police Service; first Grampian Police and latterly Police Scotland. Recently I made the move from public service to private and today I’m Chief Security Officer at Converged. There’s a Twitter account Read more…

SPOTTING A PHISH

These really are strange times that we are living in just now. As Albert Einstein once said, “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity” and this pandemic has presented lots of opportunity to cyber criminals. From fake emails from organisations such as The World Health Organisation claiming to give advice Read more…

COVID-19 PLAN

Converged Communication Solutions COVID-19 Plan 1 – How we protect employees Covid-19 is believed to spread largely through respiratory droplets from coughing and sneezing, and it seems to spread easily. It may also be possible to become infected by touching a contaminated surface or object and then touching one’s nose or mouth. Stay Read more…

WHAT IS THE DARK WEB?

By Gerry Grant, Chief Security Officer Every city has certain areas that you wouldn’t be happy walking around in the middle of the night on your own. The internet is similar. We often hear about a dark, dangerous, lawless place called the ‘Dark Web’, but what or where exactly is Read more…