Providing Cyber Security Solutions designed to
Protect your People

Established in 2013, Cyber Security Associates Limited (CSA) has been providing cyber security solutions designed to keep companies, their people and their infrastructures safe from the cyber threat. Built on years of military and government cyber experience, CSA offers a variety of services that will provide you with the peace of mind that you are in safe hands with a team that you can trust.

Managed Detection and Response

Our core service providing a 24/7/365 cyber managed service to identify, detect and respond to security events and incidents across your IT infrastructure.

AppGuard Enterprise

World-class protection delivered in real-time against all endpoint and server ransomware and malware.

Lookout Mobile Endpoint Security

Advanced cyber monitoring and protection for your mobiles and tablets, ensuring all your devices remain safe and secure.

Cyber Security Executives

Providing experienced, knowledgeable cyber professionals and technical experts to deliver specialist advice, both remotely and on-site.

Cyber Assessments

Clear and concise cyber assessments benchmarked against UK and International frameworks, to provide a clear understanding of your cyber risks, gaps and recommendations for improvement.

Cyber Essentials Certification

Delivering your UK Government Cyber Essentials Certification through our expert Cyber Consultants and Assessors.

Penetration Testing

Formally test and identify gaps in your IT infrastructure with our qualified team of Penetration Testers.

Vulnerability Management as a Service

Our real-time service will identify and recommend areas of your infrastructure, that requires updates and fixes, to stay ahead of the cyber threat.

Cyber Education

Bespoke training delivered through our eLearning platform, or face-to-face through our Cyber professionals and experts.

Accreditations, Certifications & Memberships

Our Cyber Security Ecosystem

35,000 +

Devices monitored

100 Mil +

Events processed monthly

40 +



Net Promoter Score

What our client's are saying about us

Video Testimonials

James Serjeant

IT Manager - Cresta World Travel Ltd

Daniel Blackman

IT Director - McLaren Construction

Pawel Sieradzki

Global IT Manager - Brainlabs

Robert McCracken

Head of Information Services - General Council of the Bar

Recent Blog Posts

  • 25 April 2024

Threat Report: GoldPickaxe iOS Trojan

GoldFactory has created a highly advanced Trojan application that is designed to exfiltrate facial recognition data from a victims phone to an attacker operated database. This data is then used within an artificial intelligence workflow to create ‘deepfakes’ of victims and gain access to their facial recognition secured banking applications.........

  • 12 April 2024

Threat Report: on the Chinese state-sponsored hacker group Volt Typhoon

This report documents the threat group Volt Typhoon and their TTPs (Tactics, Techniques and Procedures). Containing recommendations to help detect and mitigate the threat. The report also includes references where information within this report was identified from.........

  • 13 March 2024         

FluidOne and its Cyber Security Associates division (CSA) acquire SureCloud Cyber Services

FluidOne, the market-leading provider of Connected Cloud Solutions, announced today that its cyber division Cyber Security Associates (CSA) has acquired SureCloud Cyber Services, a UK-based company with expertise in CREST and NCSC CHECK certified penetration testing and specialist cyber risk consulting.......

  • 19 January 2024

British Library Cyber-attack Sends Shockwaves Through Business Community

In a startling turn of events, the British Library, one of the world's most renowned repositories of knowledge, has fallen victim to a cyber-attack that has sent shockwaves throughout the business community........

  • 15 January 2024

Unseen Threats: Navigating the Landscape of Zero-Click Attacks in Cyberspace

In our interconnected global landscape dominated by digital engagements, cyber threats have undergone a transformative evolution, leveraging vulnerabilities in unprecedented ways.......

  • 17 November 2023

C2 Framework - MuddyC2Go

A C2 Framework (Command and Control) is a set of tools and protocols which allow red teamers or hackers to have remote control over compromised devices through network connections. This has recently become an issue as there have been recent cyber-attacks that rely on these Frameworks. This article will discuss MuddyWater’s version of the C2 Framework, which is an Iranian government-sponsored advanced persistent threat (APT).......

  • 2 November 2023

EleKtra-Leak: Unmasking the Cryptojacking Menace

In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity threats, a new ongoing campaign has emerged, known as the Elektra-Leak. This campaign focuses on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Identity and Access Management (IAM) Credentials within public GitHub repos, aiming to exploit these vulnerabilities for cryptojacking activities.......


  • 12 October 2023

Ransomware as a service: A successful business model

As Ransomware groups continue to grow, they become increasingly sophisticated and organised, developing help centres for victims to claim their data end even creating job postings on the dark web. It does seem these groups intend to stay rooted within the cyber landscape by integrating business-like strategies........


  • 27 September 2023

QR Phishing: The Scam That's Sneaking Up Behind You

QR codes, also known as Quick Response codes, have become increasingly popular in recent years. They are a convenient and versatile way to access information, such as menus, product information, and website content. However, QR codes can also be used for malicious purposes, such as phishing.......

  • 16 September 2023

A brief insight into the responsibilities of an Information Security Manager (ISM)

Information security is a very broad field. It spans across misuse of enterprise information, disruption, unauthorised access, and covers both physical aspects of security as well as cyber security. Technologies used include endpoint protection and response (EDR), vulnerability management tools, and security information and event management (SIEM) tools.......

  • 25 August 2023

’Hit and Run’ Electric cars and the chips susceptible to hardware hacks

When we park or store our cars overnight, we often give thought to the valuable items, careful not to leave them in view or not in the car at all. But what if there was valuable extractable information stored within the car itself, giving rise to a potential attack surface vector that could fall into the hands of an opportune, patient or malicious actor.......

  • 18 August 2023

5G, the Next Generation of Networking?

With the increased commonplace of 5G technology around the country, interesting and unique challenges have come forward. The main difference to its predecessors is its much larger density of transmission towers due to its much higher frequency transmission range. This coupled with interesting network slicing abilities makes this one of the largest steps forward the technology has everseen........


  • 11 August 2023

Battling MFA Fatigue: A Rising Challenge in the Current Threat Landscape

Imagine that after a hard day’s work, you suddenly receive a multitude of multifactor authentication (MFA) prompts requesting that you accept. You must be thinking to yourself how annoying these notifications are. After declining a bulk of them, you suddenly tapped the “Approve” button to relieve all that stress of thinking it was probably maintenance work or an update. Have you realized what sort of consequences it will bring to yourself and the organization you are working for?.......

  • 14 July 2023

Cyber Security Associates becomes a Microsoft Solutions Partner for Security

Just over 18 months ago, Cyber Security Associates Limited (CSA) took the decision to use the Microsoft Security stack tooling as the primary capability to provide 24/7 Monitoring, Detection and Response (MDR) services. Using Microsoft Sentinel as the main vehicle to correlate, analyse and identify potential and actual cyber security threats and incidents has enabled the CSA Security Operations Centre to accelerate its growth and capabilities......

  • 12 July 2023

BlackCat Operators Distributing Ransomware Disguised as WinSCP via Malvertising

Threat actors linked to the BlackCat ransomware have been seen using malvertising strategies to propagate malicious WinSCP installs. Threat actors are now creating fake domains to imitate legitimate businesses to further spread malicious software through a technique called malvertising......

  • 7 July 2023

Mobile phone malware and the possible effects of hijacking

Our reliance on mobile phones has soared to unprecedented heights. We entrust them with everything; from banking to booking holidays, because of this the amount of personal data they hold can be frightening. In this blog post the profound effects of an attack on our devices is explored. Fortunately, the rise of full device encryption offers a glimmer of hope.....

  • 22 June 2023

Managing Cyber Security Risks from Third Parties

You may have heard the saying “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link”. Recent cyber security attacks have shown why this quote is relevant to all organisations that handle data. This article will highlight why third-party risk management is essential for your organisation’s cyber security.....

  • 18 June 2023

CSA partners with SentinelOne for Endpoint Protection

Cyber Security Associates has partnered with SentinelOne to provide clients with a fully managed service built upon the Singularity XDR platform. The SentinelOne Singularity security platform empowers SOC & IT Operations Teams with a more efficient way to protect information assets against today’s sophisticated threats......

  • 17 June 2023

Nice Capita: Incident Impact Research

Capita is a British multinational company that specializes in business process outsourcing and professional services. It is the largest such company in the UK, with a market share of over 29%. Capita has a wide range of clients, including central government, local government, and the private sector. It also has a property and infrastructure consultancy division.....

  • 2 June 2023

The Dark Side of QR Codes

The modern day era is constantly changing and we are increasingly integrating technology into our everyday lives to make daily tasks more easier and time efficient. Gone are the days of manually typing website addresses into browsers, thanks to QR Codes a contactless solution....