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AVORD - The company to reform the cyber security industry

Is this the company that will finally reform the cybersecurity industry? This founder says yes

Avord is a brand new security testing platform that promises to cut out the ‘middleman’ consultant from security services. We catch up with Avord’s founder and CEO, Brian Harrison, who talks corruption in the industry, and what businesses can do to better protect themselves. It’s official, we’ve moved into darker and even more dangerous times…
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AVORD is pleased to announce that we are now a member of CiSP

CiSP is the cyber-security information sharing partnership, which was set up by the National Cyber Security Centre (part of GCHQ). Its main aim is to attempt to tackle cyber threats, which in turn increases cyber security. Founded in 2013, CiSP is a uniquely hosted technical system, allowing its members to share cyber threat and vulnerability…
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C Level Discussion on the New Normal

We invited a panel, from across industry, to discuss what Recovery from Lockdown could possibly look like. The conversation centred around the below subjects: What does recovery look like? Does recovery look different for different industries? How do we create a new norm? What will stage return look like? Is the workforce currently fit and…
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Home Working Security

Protecting Your Home Workers With Breach Attack Simulation Monitoring

Quickly moving to a remote workforce can easily cause gaps in your security. Criminals are seizing the moment and flooding the internet with fake domains and phishing emails. This allows them to gain access to your employee’s systems and credentials. Protecting your home workers from cyber attack is one of the highest priorities right now…
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AVORD Pen Test Platform Supports our Clients

In these uncertain times all companies are struggling to maintain operations and provide the continuity of services to clients and customers. We have noticed that hackers are attempting to take advantage of the current situation. We recommend all our clients to be extra vigilant right now for specific attack vectors. The AVORD pen test platform…
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AVORD Breach Attack Simulation Solution

Securing your Amazon Web Services (AWS) Environment

Consider all the components required to build a successful AWS infrastructure. For example, virtual machines, databases, connections to multiple services, as well as security roles and policies. There are many opportunities to make mistakes or misconfigure accounts and permissions. The result might expose your critical data to a wide audience outside your network. AVORD automates…
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AVORD Wins Corporate Content Awards

AVORD WINS GOLD AWARD at the Corporate Content Awards

What a night – AVORD WINS GOLD AWARD. The Corporate Content Awards is the only awards event to benchmark and reward corporate storytelling and the use of narrative to all corporate audiences, across owned, earned and bought media. Building and maintaining a reputation requires precision, creativity and assiduousness in corporate communications. Ensuring the corporate story…
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CFS2020 UK - NL Fintech Summit

AVORD Attends British Embassy Global Trade Show

We are proud to announce our inclusion in one of the biggest trade shows of new UK tech organised by the British Embassy in The Hague the Cyber-FinTech Summit 2020.

AVORD - We are HIRING

We Are Hiring

Due to the recent success of AVORD, we’re expanding our team! We are looking for dedicated, motivated and creative individuals to join us and help build AVORD into a global brand. We provide generous company benefits, training and a clear career path if you are ambitious and passionate. If you are passionate, determined to succeed and enjoy…
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AVORD - Pen Testing Platform

Platform Release v2 Update – Dec 2019

We are changing the way you buy and organise your penetration testing. Consolidate and streamline your testing results, use your in-house, third party provider or AVORD testers and assign them to your account. “ONE SINGLE VERSION OF THE TRUTH” No more wasted time trying to organise your penetration testsNo more frustration attempting to build reports…
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The Cost Of Penetration Testing

Penetration Testing Services – The myth of quality vs price in security testing

How do you judge what good looks like in penetration testing services? It’s amazing how often we get clients questioning us on how cheap we are, meaning that the quality must suffer. Nothing could be further from the truth, let me explain. The old adage “you get what you pay for” may be true in…
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Cyber threats are a growing concern for the manufacturing industry

The manufacturing industry is paying out around £2.12 billion a year to combat the growing threat of data breaches and system outages. This figure comes from research conducted by a new security testing platform called AVORD. They found that 89% of manufacturers have seen a rise in the number of data breaches over the past…
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Costs of protecting assets from cyberattacks exposed

The shockingly high cost of protecting against cyberattacks has been revealed today (11 January), with the energy industry forking out approximately £265 million annually to combat the growing threat of data breaches and system outages. Research from AVORD – a new security testing platform that launches today – reveals that 94% of the energy industry…
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