Priority: High Executive Summary: Cognizant, an IT services provider based in the US, has confirmed it has fallen victim to the Maze ransomware. Their statement was released over the weekend (Saturday 18th April), confirming that the security incident had caused disruption to some of their customers, and was followed by an update on Sunday 19th […]

April 2020

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Collaboration Growing Pains

I’m going to resist using words like “unprecedented” and phrases like “the new normal” as much as possible, but we really can’t ignore that things have changed quickly in the last few weeks. Not so much people working from home – that’s been a feature of many of our (admittedly privileged IT worker) lives for […]

ITC Secure and JT Group announce partnership to provide world-class managed security services to the Channel Islands

ITC Secure forms new strategic partnership with Jersey headquartered JT Group (formerly Jersey Telecom) a full-service Tier-1 global consumer and business enterprise service provider, to expand managed security services and cyber offerings London, 20 April 2020: ITC Secure (ITC), the managed security service provider (MSSP) and specialist cyber advisory firm, and Jersey-based JT Group (JT), […]

Microsoft Security Stack – will there still be room for specialists?

As the functionality and capability of the Microsoft security suite continues to grow, and the results of comparative testing from industry experts get more impressive with each passing month, where is this all going – and what will the specialist security market look like in 5 years? Here at ITC we have been very impressed […]

Hackers ‘Without Conscience’ Demand Ransom From Health Providers

Article by Ryan Gallagher – Bloomberg When hackers broke into computers at Hammersmith Medicines Research, a London-based company that carries out clinical trials for new medicines, it was a nightmare scenario for managing director Malcolm Boyce. The coronavirus crisis was just beginning to take hold in the U.K., and the company was in talks with other […]


Executive Summary: Since January, ITC’s Security Operations Centre (SOC) has been monitoring threat actors against the healthcare sector and their attempts to take advantage of COVID-19. The attacks were initially rudimentary. Victims were targeted with phishing emails pretending to be from the World Health Organisation. However, during the past couple of months these attacks, which […]