5 STEPS TO CREATING A CYBER SECURITY INCIDENT RESPONSE FRAMEWORK

With Patrick Ryan, Amanda Hechter and Raymond du Plessis from Mobius Consulting        The NIST Cyber Security Incident Response Framework   Cyber security breaches should be taken as a “when” and not an “if” occurrence, especially given the rise in cyber attacks due to remote working. The wrong time to put your cyber security incident response plan in place is […]

CORONA VIRUS AND WORKING REMOTELY

4 CRITICAL RISKS FOR A COMPANY TO MANAGE   Coronavirus poses a risk to humanity, possibly the greatest risk to our physical health that many of us have faced in our lifetime, and at the same time, unethical cybercriminals are using the pandemic as an opportunity to increase hacking attempts and phishing attacks. In order […]

ETHICAL HACKING AND CYBER SECURITY TESTING: 7 TESTS TO CHECK YOUR CYBER SECURITY

With Patrick Ryan, Managing Director; and Robert Len, Lead Security Tester of Mobius Consulting.      Remote Working may be the New Normal    To help slow down the spread of COVID-19, companies around the globe have sent their employees home, requiring them to work remotely. For some companies this transition to remote working was easy to implement as there has been […]

KNOW AND MANAGE YOUR APPLICATION SECURITY RISKS DURING COVID-19

With Amanda Hechter and Raymond du Plessis from Mobius Consulting as well and Lee Bristow from Phinity Risk Improve your Identity and Access Governance (IAG) & Assess your Application Security Risk With COVID-19 catching much of the world off-guard, there has been a scramble for organisations to make key applications, such as financial and HR […]

[FREE INFOGRAPHIC] 3 STEPS TO SET UP AN INFORMATION SECURITY AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

With Yolandi Moodley, Senior Managing Consultant for Mobius Consulting.     We live in the digital age, where information is shared at an astronomical rate. Since remote working has become the “new normal” in a very short space of time, many companies are entering uncharted territory when it comes to managing their information security risks. […]

KNOW AND MANAGE YOUR SUPPLIER SECURITY RISK DURING COVID-19

With Lee Bristow from Phinity Risk Solutions and Malcolm Parker, Senior Managing Consultant at Mobius Consulting. Manage your Supplier Security Risk  The novel Coronavirus has created a number of challenges for society and most organisations are not well prepared to cope with this pandemic and the impact that it has on their trade. The world is […]

MOBIUS CONSULTING & PHINITY RISK MANAGEMENT ON COVID-19

The Covid-19 (Corona Virus) pandemic is highly topical at the moment and we at Mobius Consulting have taken a clear stance on this. REMOTE WORKING Mobius Consulting has implemented, with immediate effect, a remote-working policy in the South African, Mauritius and UK offices for the next two weeks. Our clients have met this decision with […]

Introducing Patrick Ryan: Managing Director at Mobius Consulting

Introduction to Patrick Ryan and the Origins of Mobius Consulting Before starting Mobius Consulting eight years ago, Patrick Ryan worked at a number of large auditing, accounting, and tax firms in South Africa, United Kingdom, and United States, which allowed him to expand his skills, and gain invaluable experience in information and cyber security, which […]

SailPoint iD JOHANNESBURG 2018

The Identity Governance Thought Leadership Event Come join other identity professionals from around Africa for a two-day event full of best practices workshops, discussions on the future of identity and networking with your peers. Learn how to make your organisation’s identity program more efficient and secure – all rounded off with a passport to party! […]

Visit our stand at this year’s ISACA Conference taking place 27 and 28 August

The ISACA South Africa Chapter Annual Conference takes you in-depth into emerging trends, best practices, and the tools and techniques you need to survive and thrive in the ever-more complex world of information systems audit, assurance, control and security. Four of Mobius professional team members will also be speakers at this year’s ISACA Conference – […]

NIST Releases Version 1.1 of its Popular Cybersecurity Framework

Credit: N. Hanacek/NIST GAITHERSBURG, Md.—The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released version 1.1 of its popular Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, more widely known as the Cybersecurity Framework. “Cybersecurity is critical for national and economic security,” said Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. “The voluntary NIST Cybersecurity Framework should be every […]

Mobius will be speaking at the Western Cape Regional Chapter meeting on 17 April

Robert Len (Senior Penetration Tester at Mobius Consulting) will present “Would the owner of “Password123” please stand up” at the Western Cape Regional Chapter meeting on 17 April.  In this presentation Robert will discuss bypassing security controls to gain access to critical systems using actual case studies. Robert will talk through the steps taken during […]

Visit the Mobius Consulting stand at the ITWeb Security Summit 2018

Visit the Mobius Consulting stand at the ITWeb Security Summit 2018 Mobius Consulting is a Sponsor at the ITWeb Security Summit 2018 on 22 – 23 May 2018 at Vodacom World, Midrand. The ITWeb Security Summit 2018 will address information security in a purely business context, which will enable you to respond effectively and protect […]

The Mobius Academy

Want to fast-track your team? The Mobius Academy 2018 IT GRC internship programme is aimed at graduates and young professionals. Contact us today to request a quote for the full programme (23 training days) or specific courses ranging between a half-day to 2 days per course. Download our Factsheet

October is Cyber Security Awareness month

Mobius is offering “live hack” demo’s (approximately 30 mins ) to all our valued clients to raise Cyber Security awareness during the month of October. The Goal  To educate and ultimately change user behaviour in dealing with nefarious emails and suspicious links.  The demo not only aligns with but very much reinforces the concept of “think before […]

Congratulations to Patrick Ryan for winning the ISACA Innovation Award

Congratulations to our MD, Patrick Ryan, for winning the 2017 ISACA South Africa Innovation Award. Mobius, under Patrick Ryan’s direction, developed a Third Party Risk Management methodology in 2015, and using this methodology assisted clients to manage their third party risks. Patrick Ryan, soon identified the relatively low maturity level of Third Party Risk Management […]

ISACA Exam Preparation Workshops for CISA and CRISC

Mobius Consulting will be presenting ISACA Exam Preparation Workshops for CISA (by Terence Fogarty) and CRISC (by Andre Viviers) 30 – 31 August 2017 at Sandton Convention Centre. Please go to the following links for more information, rates and to register: i. http://isaca-events.org.za/crisc2017/ ii. http://isaca-events.org.za/cisa2017/

We are a sponsor at the 2017 ISACA South Africa Chapter Annual Conference

The ISACA South Africa Chapter Annual Conference 28 – 29 August 2017 takes you in-depth into emerging trends, best practices, and the tools and techniques you need to survive and thrive in the ever-more complex world of information systems audit, assurance, control and security. Connect with experts, thought leaders and fellow information systems and business […]

Mobius Consulting on board as a Sponsor for the ITWeb Security Summit 2017

Mobius Consulting is a Sponsor at the ITWeb Security Summit 2017 on 16 – 17 May 2017 at Vodacom World, Midrand. ITWeb events attract senior level business decision-makers across the ICT industry. The content expertise is in the ICT industry and covers a broad spectrum of relevant topics, from cyber security to the cloud and […]

Information Regulator Media Briefing

Yesterday the newly formed Information Regulator held a public media briefing in Cape Town. Key points from the briefing are available on their website.  The Regulator is actively working on operationalising the office and gaining insights from established information regulators across various countries, including Germany and the United Kingdom. The expected commencement date of the […]

Mobius Consulting is now part of the IAPP vendor list

We are proud to announce that we are now part of the International Association for Privacy Professionals (IAPP) vendor list, one of the largest global privacy communities. Learn more about the IAPP: IAPP Mission and Background