Appleby Risk specialise in Security and Operational Resilience Assessments which analyses a clients current security measures and business resilience against the threat environment in which the client operates. Our consultants carry out in-depth surveys of the clients site/s along with providing a comprehensive detailed report of their findings along with making recommendations to enhance the […]
Remaining one step ahead of the game is so important to our clients, especially when they are undertaking overseas travel, away on business in their home country or even when they are staying at their residence. Our security intelligence reports provide a full country/city assessment including in-depth information relating to the threat environment, security incidents […]
The US Colonial Pipeline cyberattack will reinforce the Biden administration’s push for boosting U.S. cybersecurity defences, but the rise of more professionalized ransomware groups and extortion campaigns will only lead to more cyberattacks on Western companies despite US government policy. The Eastern European criminal group DarkSide carried out the ransomware attack, disrupting the company’s IT […]
Chinese hackers allegedly penetrated a company’s VPN technology to break into computer networks of the US defense industry sector, security consultant Mandiant reported. Mandiant linked at least two hacking groups, one of them believed to be an official Chinese cyber-spying operation, to malware used to exploit vulnerabilities in VPN security devices made by Pulse Secure, […]
The Czech government reported the expulsion of 18 Russian diplomats identified by Czech intelligence agencies as officers belonging to the SVR and GRU services, suspected of involvement in a 2014 explosion at a munitions warehouse in Vrbetice, near the border with Slovakia in which two people died.
Saudi air defence forces intercepted and downed a ballistic missile and armed drone fired by the Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen against the Kingdom. The Houthis were aiming to target the regions of Jazan and Khamis Mushait located in the southern region of the Kingdom.
The Arab Coalition reported it intercepted and destroyed two explosive-laden drones launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia. One of the drones was intercepted over Yemeni airspace, while the other was destroyed as it was heading towards Jizan, Saudi Arabia.
Two suicide bombers who are believed to belong to an Islamist militant group carried out an attack at a Catholic church in Makassar, Indonesia. The attack took place on the first day of the Easter week (Palm Sunday) and resulted in 19 people being wounded along with the deaths of the two suicide bombers. Makassar, […]
Two men have been arrested after explosive components, firearms and ammunition were seized during searches in Co. Kerry, Ireland. The suspects, one aged in his 50s and the other in his 20s, were detained after an intelligence-led operation by the Garda’s Special Detective Unit (SDU) and local garda from the Kerry division.
Security sources have reported that Islamist militants seized control of a town in northern Mozambique, killing several people including at least one foreign worker, near a huge gas project involving France’s Total and other energy companies. Militants raided the town of Palma in the northern province of Cabo Delgado last week, forcing nearly 200 people […]