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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 Supporting Clients

In these uncertain times all companies are struggling to maintain operations and provide the continuity of services to clients and customers. We have notice that hackers are attempting to take advantage of the current situation and we recommend all our clients to be extra vigilant right now for specific attack vectors. Experts from the National…
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Gain Full Visibility into Potential Attacks Across Amazon Web Services (AWS) Environments

Consider all the components required to build a successful AWS infrastructure: 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 helps you understand…
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AVORD WINS GOLD AWARD at the Corporate Content Awards

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 is told relies on strategic development, narrative building…
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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.

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

The myth of quality vs price in security testing

How do you judge what good looks like? 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 some situations, but it…
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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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Marriott cyber attack: could it have been prevented?

The hotel chain was hit by a significant cyber hack, affecting 500,000 customers, who had sensitive data stolen, including names, addresses, dates of birth and passport numbers. From IT security, due diligence to cyber insurance, risk managers draw out lessons for the future. In the Eagle’s hit record Hotel California, they sing about a glamorous…
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The UK energy industry spends around £265m a year to protect itself against data breaches and system outages.

The UK energy industry spends around £265m a year to protect itself against data breaches and system outages. Yet 94 per cent of the sector has seen an increase in the number of breaches over the last five years, with 30 per cent having battled an online security breach in the past 12 months, These…
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Cybersecurity is a vital cost and needn’t be complex

In 2018, retail ranked the most at risk of cyberattacks out of 18 other industries, according to SecurityScorecard. Cybercrime will remain a major challenge for retailers this year. The reason is simple: across the sector more consumer data is stored than ever before. But with vast quantities of information being collected across digital platforms, cybercriminals…
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