Leading Experts in Social Engineering, Insider Threats and Cyber Crisis Simulations.

Train your staff to recognise and defend your organisation against cyber threats.

Protect Your Company From Cyber Threats

GCHQ Certified Social Engineering Awareness Course

Social engineering has proved to be one of the most prolific & effective means of attacking organisations of all sizes.

It is an attack vector that is growing rapidly. Your staff need to be able to identify & defend against attempted attacks.

Cyber Crisis Exercise

An immersive and evolving table top exercise to test your strategic and tactical response to an incident.

It helps prepare you for an attack and allows you to test how key staff make and communicate vital decisions in a developing situation.

Insider Threat Training

High impact, interactive face to face training to raise awareness of insider threat risks to your organisation.

Employees are often cited as being the biggest security weakness in your organisation, we help you turn them into your greatest defence. 

Cyber attacks can be a massive upheaval for businesses…

Cyber-crime is constantly on the rise, with virtually all UK businesses exposed to cybersecurity risks. Last year, 46% of UK businesses have suffered a cyber-attack of some sort, and without comprehensive IT security, many of these businesses have suffered as a result – either through decreased customer trust or the actual theft of money and personal information.

Take control of your cyber security and contact us now...

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Businesses We’ve Helped

Bristol Airport

“Red Goat were very helpful and provided an excellent training course that was really engaging and helpful to a wide range of our staff”.

UCAS

“I was hugely impressed by the Social Engineering Awareness Course run by Red Goat Cyber Security. It is one of the first courses I’ve encountered where those who attended it have continued to talk about it long afterwards; a sure sign that the key messages imparted by the trainer have stuck. “

John Stanley MBCI, Risk & Resilience Manager
Salisbury National Health Service Trust

“I was delighted with how Red Goat Cyber Security delivered the cyber security table top exercise.  We have learnt valuable lessons to further improve our plans, processes and check lists and would highly recommend them to other organisations”

Bath hospital

“Excellent course and great scenarios. We would recommend this course to anyone, really informative and relaxed. Rarely is there a course that is both informative and enjoyable. Really good.”

Futures Housing Group

“Red Goat were really helpful in tailoring a course to our needs. The trainer was really engaging.”

Our Blog

Insider Threat $800K Rogue Admin

What happened? Disgruntled former IT admin Charles E. Taylor quit his job at an unnamed Atlanta based distribution company before going on a sabotage spree costing the company $800,000 USD to redress. Taylors "multi-stage sabotage campaign" involved logging in and...

Lisa Forte on Smashing Security Podcast

178: Office pranks, meat dresses, and robocop dogs  May 14th, 2020  |   50 mins 42 secs  coronavirus, data breach, email storm, hacking, k2, lady gaga, microsoft, mountaineering, nuclear waste, onkalo, reply all, social distancing, sourdough Graham shares stories of...

Permissions Creep

What is Permissions Creep? Permissions Creep, also known as privilege creep, is what happens when we move between roles in an organisation and keep the access or permissions of the previous role.   Privilege Creep example: Let’s imagine you have been hired by a...

Should your company ban Zoom?

As several businesses ditch the popular conferencing tool, Lisa Forte, partner at Red Goat Cyber Security, calls for calm  Zoom, the free to use video conferencing app, has exploded in the last month. It quickly became a household name and more than doubled its share...

Cyber Volunteers 19

Cyber Volunteers 19   Do you work in cyber security? Why not sign up to volunteer to help protect healthcare providers during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Lisa Forte, partner at Red Goat Cyber Security, and Daniel Card set up the Cyber Volunteers 19 programme to help...

Lisa Forte on Random But Memorable Podcast

Comically Bad Ultrasonic Berry with Lisa Forte   Description Do we need more positivity in cybersecurity? And are bananas a type of berry? 🍌Join us, as we ask (and attempt to answer) some of life's big questions on the show this week. We also roll into WatchTower...
Why Run a cyber Crisis Exercise

Why run a cyber crisis exercise?

Why run a cyber crisis exercise? Regulators around the world now have an expectation that organisations will test cyber resilience through exercising. Organisations such as NIST and the CPNI recommend regular exercises to prepare for a cyber attack and it has become...

Insider Threats: £4.6m in self-signed invoices

Of the three categories of insider threat; theft, fraud and sabotage, fraud is often the most complex,  inventive and difficult to detect. This case however, has a certain simplicity to it. The case concerns a Mr Kabbaj who worked for an “unnamed global internet...
Scot-Secure 2020

LISA FORTE INTERVIEW WITH DIGIT MAGAZINE

LISA FORTE INTERVIEW WITH DIGIT MAGAZINE Lisa Forte, partner and cyber threat specialist at Red Goat Cyber, shares her insights about the ‘insider threat’ and how to protect against it.  How has the insider threat evolved in recent years? Firstly, we now live in a...

Amazon Ring Insider Threat

What happened? Ring, the Amazon owned home-security company, has admitted firing four employees who accessed users’ videos. The employees had access to the video feeds but exceeded their authorised access by viewing them. This has undoubtedly caused embarrassment for...