About Us

When it comes to cybersecurity, basic just isn’t good enough.

Since 2017, Red Goat Cyber Security has been on a mission:  Arm our clients with the knowledge, know-how, and tools to protect against cyber attacks through superior face-to-face cyber security training.  Many risks in the business world are easy to predict – but cyber crises and digital emergencies can happen with no warning, and the team at Red Goat Cyber Security offers a full suite of cyber security training services that will help protect your organisation, reduce risk, and maintain your integrity.

In a time where cyber threats continue to plague businesses, governments, and organisations of all size, the need to protect against catastrophic financial disaster and data breaches has never been higher.  By helping you gauge and protect against potential threats, identify current and future vulnerabilities, and expand your organisation’s cyber security skills beyond the basics, Red Goat Cyber Security can help your organisation thrive in the face of never-ending cyber threats.

Welcome to Red Goat Cyber Security

We are an expert team of trainers and cyber security experts committed to helping businesses and corporations mitigate, protect from, and fight back against the endless barrage of cyber threats impacting organisations today.  Founded in Bristol, UK and serving clients throughout the global market, Red Goat Cyber Security provides high-quality face-to-face training that goes above and beyond the basic cybersecurity information and education most businesses rely on.  Our team of cyber crisis simulation experts and social engineering service providers are uniquely equipped to guide your team through the more complex, complicated, and unexpected cyber threats facing businesses today.  Named one of the best cybersecurity training providers in the UK in 2019, Red Goat Cyber Security takes pride in empowering our clients to protect themselves from potential disaster and build a culture of cyber health in their organisation.

Our goal is to go above and beyond the basics of cybersecurity.  Why?  Because cybercriminals are anything but basic.  Cybercrime is an ever-evolving, shifting, and mutating series of threats and tactics designed to take you off guard.  At Red Goat Cyber Security, we help you create a robust cyber security strategy that will help your business stay strong, stay safe, and stay secure.

A Holistic Approach to Cyber Security

In a digital global economy, every employee is responsible for the cyber security of the organisation – and this is why Red Goat Cyber Security is committed to empowering all employees with the knowledge, know-how, and expertise to ward off potential threats and maintain the digital integrity of the business.  We train employees to identify and block social engineering attacks, from phishing attacks to highly targeted spearphishing, vishing and whaling attacks, before they have the opportunity to impact the organisation.  Our fully customizable cybersecurity training sessions are crafted to meet the unique needs of your business – helping you create a stronger and more secure future for you, your customers, and your business.

 

Contact our team today to see how Red Goat Cyber Security can transform and protect your business or organisation today.

 

Why ‘Red Goat’?

A study, published by the Royal Society, showed that goats can recognise their fellow herd members by both sight and, more impressively, by the sound of their voice.

Up until the late 60s it was thought that only humans displayed cross-modal recognition. Cross-modal recognition is the ability to recall how others look, sound and smell. We now know several “intelligent” animals can do this and know we know goats can too.

 

The experiment:
The researchers recorded the voices of goats that lived together and random unrelated goats. They placed the “known” goat and the random goat in far left and far right corners of the enclosure. They then took a goat participant and played the recording of the known goat and then the random goat. They noted the test goat’s response and how long it took for the goat to make a decision. They discovered that almost as soon as the recording was played the goat would look at whichever goat that recording was attributed to. This not only showed that goats can recognise “intruders” into their herds or goats that aren’t their friends (cross-modal recognition) but also that they are capable of using “inferential reasoning”- in other words they can use a process of elimination to get to the correct answer. Perhaps when the goats listened to a recording that they knew wasn’t one of their friends they inferred that it must therefore be the other random goat.

At Red Goat Cyber Security we focus on training and testing your staff to quickly spot potential intruders into your company. We train them to spot malicious calls (Vishing), emails (Phishing), text messages (Smishing) and physical intruders (impersonation). The study came out not long before we founded the company and we realised that goats were able to spot intruders into their herds and we want your staff to be confident and capable enough to do the same!