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The Cyber Security Pyramid of Pain – Defending Against Attacks

Written by Marten Cureton and Tom Sadler


The Pyramid of Pain was created by security professional, David J Bianco, in 2013, while he was threat hunting and working on incident response. The Pyramid ranks, in ascending order, the list of indicators used to detect an attacker’s activities and how much “pain” it will cause the attacker by denying these different indicators, as well as the effort and difficulty to find each indicator for the security analyst.

Brand modernisation, candidate inclusivity and how workplaces are changing

News broke this week of one of the world’s most recognisable brands changing a long-held hiring rule. 

This shift in employee expectation both opens up new markets of candidate opportunity and asks its customers to challenge long-held biases and beliefs of what that brand should “look” like. 

It was, of course, the news that Virgin Airways are letting people with visible tattoos become cabin crew. 

The role of Leadership in Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is something that has become a common buzzword within the business community, but what does it mean? At its core, digital transformation is about using new technologies and innovative methods to improve the way your company operates and interacts with customers. While this may sound simple on paper, actually making these changes can be quite difficult.

Interview with Mike Urbanovich: How to build a robust test automation strategy?

Today, we’ve discussed with Mike Urbanovich, Head of testing department at a1qa, how to set up a solid test automation strategy.

Mike is responsible for high-level team coordination, projects management, accounts management, and coaching. With 9 years of experience in quality assurance, he supports the range of projects for the Fortune 500 list clients representing diverse industries and coordinates a big team of technical and non-technical specialists.

How to stop the scroll: 8 insights about loneliness and connection

What can a Harvard professor, a TED speaker, and the “Marie Kondo of brains” teach us about togetherness? Catch up on our webinar double-header, to find out.

Loneliness is not just universal, but biological. Yet, when we turn to screens for connection, the opposite can occur (that is, higher rates of anxiety, stress and loneliness).

The Antidote to the Great Resignation

Expectation vs Reality

Do you remember your very first day on the job? For me, it was a mix of feelings I would describe as excitement, anticipation, a sprinkling of fear, and butterflies - lots of butterflies.

Regardless of what your exact emotional cocktail contained; you also brought a set of expectations into this relationship with your new employer. Some were informed by past experiences in previous jobs, some were created during the recruiting process, and yet others were likely based on your unique desires and preferences.