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Join our ‘What on earth is cyber security?’ webinar, 22 Feb 10am

Have you ever seen a cyber security event advertised and thought to yourself "I'd like to go to that but I don't know where to start and I probably won't understand it anyway", then this is the event for you. We'll explain what cyber security is in a simple and easy to understand way, talk about why it is important to you and your business, and the simple steps that...

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Charities need cyber protection too

By Robbie Ross, chief security officer at Converged Communication Solutions Cyber security has posed a threat for a number of years, with many of us falling victim to online crime, in both a personal and professional capacity. As the UK went into a lockdown amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many organisations […]

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Converged Webinars Taking Cyber Security Back To Basics For North Firms

IT and cyber security company Converged Communication Solutions has joined forces with Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to deliver two free cyber security webinars later this month. The online events, titled ‘What on earth is cyber security’, will be held on Monday, 22 and Friday, 26 February.  They are designed […]

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There’s something for everyone at Cyber Scotland Week 2021

Back in April 2019, the Scottish Government ran the first ever Cyber Scotland Week. It coincided with the biggest cyber security event to ever take place in Scotland, the flagship National Cyber Security Centre conference CYBERUK, which was held the same week in Glasgow. Fast forward 2 years and Cyber […]

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TechFest & Converged to help protect charities from cyber crime

TechFest is to help charities across the North-east better protect themselves against online crime, with a new virtual event taking place during CyberScotland Week. The free workshop, Cyber Security Basics for Charities – a chance to learn, question and build cyber confidence, is being supported by technology and security specialist […]

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Think commitments, not predictions when it comes to cyber in 2021

 By Robbie Ross, CSO. It’s the time of year when many people working in cyber security give their predictions regarding what they believe the next year will hold when it comes to the cyber threat.  I’ve read many of these over the years and recently watched an excellent webinar that spoke about […]

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Charities need cyber protection too

By Robbie Ross, chief security officer at Converged Communication Solutions Cyber security has posed a threat for a number of years, with many of us falling victim to online crime, in both a personal and professional capacity. As the UK went into a lockdown amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many organisations […]

Read More

There’s something for everyone at Cyber Scotland Week 2021

Back in April 2019, the Scottish Government ran the first ever Cyber Scotland Week. It coincided with the biggest cyber security event to ever take place in Scotland, the flagship National Cyber Security Centre conference CYBERUK, which was held the same week in Glasgow. Fast forward 2 years and Cyber […]

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Tuesday 9 February 21 is Safer Internet Day.

So, it’s apt that tomorrow, we will be working with one of our clients to educate their new staff on staying safe online and how the simple things they do can make a huge difference to the cyber security of their company.

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Think commitments, not predictions when it comes to cyber in 2021

 By Robbie Ross, CSO. It’s the time of year when many people working in cyber security give their predictions regarding what they believe the next year will hold when it comes to the cyber threat.  I’ve read many of these over the years and recently watched an excellent webinar that spoke about […]

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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 […]

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Converged scores on AFC’s RedTV!

We definitely scored at Saturday’s AFC v Kilmarnock match, when our LED pitch side advert made a perfectly timed appearance.  It does indeed ALL START WITH A CONNECTION! ⚽ @Callum_Hendry ⚽#StandFree pic.twitter.com/whid731Y74 — Aberdeen FC (@AberdeenFC) February 21, 2021

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Converged shortlisted for two Cyber Community Awards

We are extremely proud of our cyber team for being shortlisted in two cyber community award categories: outstanding community event and community hero (Robbie Ross). This past year has been challenging for everyone, but the team’s commitment to raising cyber awareness throughout the Scottish community has never wavered. Good luck […]

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Thank you from ARCHIE

In lieu of sending cards to our clients, it’s become a Converged tradition to support local causes at Christmas. Never has this gesture been more apt and so we're pleased to have donated £500 to both Abernecessities & The ARCHIE Foundation for Christmas 2020. We received this note from ARCHIE and wanted to share it with you all.

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Converged Webinars Taking Cyber Security Back To Basics For North Firms

IT and cyber security company Converged Communication Solutions has joined forces with Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to deliver two free cyber security webinars later this month. The online events, titled ‘What on earth is cyber security’, will be held on Monday, 22 and Friday, 26 February.  They are designed […]

Read More

Tuesday 9 February 21 is Safer Internet Day.

So, it’s apt that tomorrow, we will be working with one of our clients to educate their new staff on staying safe online and how the simple things they do can make a huge difference to the cyber security of their company.

Read More

TechFest & Converged to help protect charities from cyber crime

TechFest is to help charities across the North-east better protect themselves against online crime, with a new virtual event taking place during CyberScotland Week. The free workshop, Cyber Security Basics for Charities – a chance to learn, question and build cyber confidence, is being supported by technology and security specialist […]

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A Christmas message from our team to yours

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a whole year since we sent out our best wishes for a healthy and prosperous 2020. It’s an understatement to say that it’s not been the year we all hoped for.  The last 9 months especially have been hard for many on both […]

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Converged scores on AFC’s RedTV!

We definitely scored at Saturday’s AFC v Kilmarnock match, when our LED pitch side advert made a perfectly timed appearance.  It does indeed ALL START WITH A CONNECTION! ⚽ @Callum_Hendry ⚽#StandFree pic.twitter.com/whid731Y74 — Aberdeen FC (@AberdeenFC) February 21, 2021

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Converged shortlisted for two Cyber Community Awards

We are extremely proud of our cyber team for being shortlisted in two cyber community award categories: outstanding community event and community hero (Robbie Ross). This past year has been challenging for everyone, but the team’s commitment to raising cyber awareness throughout the Scottish community has never wavered. Good luck […]

Read More

Thank you from ARCHIE

In lieu of sending cards to our clients, it’s become a Converged tradition to support local causes at Christmas. Never has this gesture been more apt and so we're pleased to have donated £500 to both Abernecessities & The ARCHIE Foundation for Christmas 2020. We received this note from ARCHIE and wanted to share it with you all.

Read More

Join our ‘What on earth is cyber security?’ webinar, 22 Feb 10am

Have you ever seen a cyber security event advertised and thought to yourself "I'd like to go to that but I don't know where to start and I probably won't understand it anyway", then this is the event for you. We'll explain what cyber security is in a simple and easy to understand way, talk about why it is important to you and your business, and the simple steps that...

Read More

Charities need cyber protection too

By Robbie Ross, chief security officer at Converged Communication Solutions Cyber security has posed a threat for a number of years, with many of us falling victim to online crime, in both a personal and professional capacity. As the UK went into a lockdown amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many organisations […]

Read More

Converged Webinars Taking Cyber Security Back To Basics For North Firms

IT and cyber security company Converged Communication Solutions has joined forces with Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) to deliver two free cyber security webinars later this month. The online events, titled ‘What on earth is cyber security’, will be held on Monday, 22 and Friday, 26 February.  They are designed […]

Read More

There’s something for everyone at Cyber Scotland Week 2021

Back in April 2019, the Scottish Government ran the first ever Cyber Scotland Week. It coincided with the biggest cyber security event to ever take place in Scotland, the flagship National Cyber Security Centre conference CYBERUK, which was held the same week in Glasgow. Fast forward 2 years and Cyber […]

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