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North Wales Cyber Security Cluster – April 2016 Meeting

Cyber Security Cluster - April 2016

The North Wales Cyber Security Cluster is meeting on 21 April at Solvings Ltd, in Mold, Flintshire. Solvings provide a great location and the cluster is a wonderful opportunity to learn about cyber security. Access to cluster meetings is free and everyone is welcome. No prior knowledge is needed. There really are no stupid questions! Clusters […]

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Halkyn Consulting – Site Redesign / Cyber Security Cluster

The new Halkyn Consulting Security Services website

As you may have noticed, the Halkyn Consulting website has undergone a redesign. This is aimed to improve our responsiveness on multiple platforms, allow us to expand our services without compromising readability and to help showcase our new activities. The new site is now fully live. If you have any comments or feedback we would […]

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127.0.0.1 redirect causing wordpress connectivity problems.

Wordpress Redirecting to 127.0.0.1 on login

There seems to be a problem with either WordPress or one of its plugins that is redirecting the login script to a non-existent listener on local host (127.0.0.1). At the moment we have implemented a work-around, but any contributors may have difficulty logging in. A quick google search shows that this is happening to other […]

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Happy New Year! Time to improve your security.

Happy New Year! Time to improve your security.

Halkyn Consulting would like to wish a Happy New year to all our readers, customers (past, present and future) and anyone else interested enough to visit this blog. We will look to resume normal blog service next week and as part of our plans for this year we are going to produce a series of […]

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New EU data security rules

New EU data security rules

EU data security rules will be strengthened and made more consistent, under new legislation being drawn up by the EU Justice Commissioner, Viviane Reding. Her proposals cover the full range of internet-based activities, from cloud computing and social media to banking and finance. They even include the consideration of establishing a “right to be forgotten” […]

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Security resource downloads – Business Guide to Penetration Testing

Security resource downloads – Business Guide to Penetration Testing

We would always suggest that any business with even half an interest in protecting its resources, carries out regular penetration tests (pentest) – at the bare minimum when a system (physical or IT related) is implemented to ensure that it has been done properly. If you have an internet facing computer system, use e-commerce or […]

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Welcome to Halkyn Security Consultancy’s Blog

Welcome to Halkyn Security Consultancy’s Blog

Welcome. Halkyn Consulting Ltd is a North Wales based security consultancy that offers security risk management advice to clients of all sizes across the globe. As a truly independent consultancy, we ensure that the advice we provide to our clients is always set in their best interests to ensure the maximum cost-effectiveness to any security solution. Having […]

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