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Make your cyber security work for your business

It’s challenging to have good, cost effective cyber security that doesn't impact on business operations. How do you know your security is optimised for your organisation?

Cyber exercises allow you to optimise your cyber security and reduce business friction. This lets you reduce your costs and increase productivity.

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Identify. Work out what your critical business functions are.

Understand. Work out how much value your existing cyber defences are delivering for your business.

Prepare. Understand how your incident response would work in a realistic scenario before an actual incident happens.

Build teams. Bring together the right people from across your organisation so they can get ready for a cyber incident.

Educate. Exercises provide an engaging platform for the whole organisation to learn about cyber security.

Test holistically. Cyber exercises test your whole organisation and not just your IT or security functions.

What is a cyber exercise? Find out here

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Why a cyber exercise?

Fast prototyping. Cyber exercises provide a safe environment where new processes and ideas can be quickly tested.

Power of the narrative. Cyber exercises are built around a core narrative. This helps people to contextualise and remember what are often very abstract concepts.

Vehicles for change. Cyber exercises are not just an assessment tool. They provide the opportunity for an organisation to better understand how a cyber incident could affect them and so make positive change.

Continual improvement. No single activity will transform your cyber security. Cyber exercises allow you to make incremental improvements and let you transparently demonstrate this progress to your customers.

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Non-Invasive

We conduct cyber exercises in a synthetic environment so there is zero risk to your operational systems

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Unknown Unknowns

Cyber exercises reveal areas of weakness you didn't know existed

How exercising works

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Assess investments

Cyber exercises provide objective feedback on which cyber security investments work and which don't

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How we conduct a cyber exercise

Our engagements are typically conducted as follows:

Define. We work with your to understand the type of exercise you want to conduct. This could be a quick off the shelf exercise or an exercise specifically customised to your organisation.

Prepare. For more customised exercises we will work with you to understand how your business functions. We then use our cyber expertise to devise custom scenarios for your organisation.

Deliver. We facilitate and record the exercise delivery helping you get the most from the process. Our exercises are normally delivered over the course of 1-2 days, though this will vary to meet the requirement.

Learn. We report back to you detailing what took place, how it was dealt with and how things could be improved. We align our findings to your preferred standard such as Cyber Essentials, ISO 27000 or the NIST CSF.

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About Us

Clear Cut Cyber has world class knowledge of attacking critical networks. We understand how nation state cyber operations take place. We have used this knowledge to test and exercise at the highest level of UK Government cyber exercises. Find out more about Clear Cut Cyber.