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Advanced cyber and physical security solutions for all your security needs

 

Around the world, hardly a day goes by without hackers making headlines. From financially motivated ransomware attacks, to political hacktivism and espionage, threats are now more commonplace and damaging than ever.

Is your business ready to stand up to the latest threats?

When could your brand be the next cyber target?

Mitigating the risk of evolving threats is a key challenge for all organisations.

Cybercriminals are well resourced, determined and frequently change their tactics to evade detection.

Having a security partner with effective controls in place to tackle known and unknown threats is essential but with budgets being squeezed and a global shortage of security professionals, this can be easier said than done.

Cost-effective solutions for all security needs

Latitude’s best in class security services are designed to provide the vital assistance needed to make tangible improvements to your organisation’s cyber security posture.

From custom assessments and compliance audits, to proactive threat detection and incident response, our friendly experts can be trusted to deliver affordable solutions for wide-ranging requirements. Our security operations control centre is a powerful tool in your cyber armour and offensive security.

“By understanding how attackers operate, Latitude’s  experts help you achieve front foot your defences”

OUR CORE SERVICES

 

Successfully bridging the security knowledge and resource gap

In an evolving digital economy, protecting your business requires defence in depth. From routine system maintenance to the performance of regular cyber assessments and 24/7 network monitoring, keeping out threats demands a combination of measures that only multiple layers of security can provide.

Unfortunately for many organisations, particularly those without specialist security skills and resources, implementing the processes and controls needed to mitigate risk can be hard to achieve. Latitude exists to help businesses addresses today’s mounting cyber security challenges. Leveraging experienced security experts, cutting-edge tools and threat intelligence, our range of cost-effective services are designed to:

 

1.       Assist the development and implementation of cyber security strategy

2.       Pinpoint vulnerabilities using real-world attack techniques

3.       Proactively hunt for, detect and eliminate cyber threats

4.       Alleviate the heavy lifting of day-to-day security operations

5.       Deliver actionable intelligence to aid threat remediation and resource allocation

6.       Improve awareness of security amongst technical and non-technical personnel

7.       Provide help, support and advice when needed

8.       Save money compared to making in-house security investments

9.       Train your workforce and test for social engineering and human breaches

OFFENSIVE SECURITY

Our ‘offensive’ approach  to cyber security

Successful defence requires a deep understanding of the latest threats. Latitude’s extensive skills and experience in offensive security means our experts can be trusted to provide the insight needed to better protect your business. Application of our ‘Z team’ hacking knowledge is central to our approach, enabling us to continually improve the effectiveness of our services.

Business growth, IT obsolescence and new technology trends mean that every organisation’s attack surface is constantly changing. Understanding and keeping on top of new security exposures is therefore central to effective cyber risk management.

Latitude’s Security Posture Assessment service helps to define, identify, classify and address weaknesses across your organisation’s network environments. Integrating specialist scanning tools and experienced security professionals, it provides the advanced level of support needed to address core vulnerabilities and removes the administrative and maintenance burdens of conducting regular security evaluations in-house.

Address risks across on-premise and cloud environments with internal, external and website assessments.

Identify wide-ranging risks and uncover vulnerabilities such as out of-date software, open ports, insecure credentials  and application-level weaknesses.

Provide helpful remediation support and receive clear summary reports, with the recommendations and remediation advice needed to quickly address exposures.

Ensuring that defences are suitably hardened against advanced persistent threats is the next step in improving your business’ security posture. Determined cybercriminals will exploit any and all vulnerabilities to compromise defences, meaning rigorous appraisal by an experienced ethical hacker is important for pinpointing weaknesses that automated assessments can miss.

Latitude’s industry standard Penetration Testing service is designed to identify and safely exploit gaps across your infrastructure, systems and applications. Following proven and robust methodologies, our white hat experts attempt to safely compromise target assets and provide detailed reports that aid understanding of hidden risks and the remedial actions needed to address them.

Choose a deep, broad or balanced pen test programme to addresses your exacting requirements. We offer internal and external tests, following whitebox and blackbox methodologies.

Psychological manipulation of people into performing adverse actions or divulging confidential information is a common approach used by criminals to compromise your business’ cyber security. By creating emails and web pages that imitate those of known individuals and organisations, fraudsters aim to trick individuals into clicking dangerous links or attachments, or divulging personal information.

Latitude’s Social Engineering service is designed to thoroughly assess the ability of your organisation’s systems and personnel to detect and respond to a targeted phishing attack. By mirroring the tactics, techniques and procedures used by genuine adversaries, this custom assessment helps to challenge defences, identify data leaks, uncover weaknesses in human behaviour, and improve cyber awareness.

Establish your level of cyber risk

 

Understand how susceptible your employees are to targeted phishing and spear  phishing attacks.

Identifies data leaks and leak points

Gain visibility of the information that an attacker could gather about your business using intelligence freely available in the public domain.

Raise cyber awareness and knowledge

Improve cyber security awareness by using in-house examples to highlight good and  bad practice.

For a truly extensive assessment of security defences, a full-scale cyberattack simulation is as close as you can get to understanding how prepared your organisation is to defend against a persistent human attacker.

The Z Team Operation from Latitude is designed to far exceed the remit of traditional security test by challenging the effectiveness of technology, personnel and processes to detect and respond to an attack. The highly targeted and covert nature of the service means that engagements are usually conducted without the knowledge of all key personnel. Unlike real-life attacks they are not designed to inflict damage.

Utilise latest attack methods and the human element

Conducted over an extended period of time, a Z team Operation mirrors genuine attacks by including detailed reconnaissance and utilising latest black hat tools and techniques.

Stress tests response to attacks

Learn how effective your organisation’s cyber security really is by assessing preparedness to identify, contain and remediate a focused attack.

Helps address vulnerabilities

Receive important post-operation support to address any security exposures identified.

In the midst of a global talent shortage, recruiting a dedicated professional with the knowledge and leadership required to devise and execute a successful cyber security strategy is time-consuming, expensive and therefore often simply not viable.

Latitude’s Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) service enables your business to call upon a highly-qualified and experienced security professional as and when required. By acting as an extension of in-house resources and fully understanding business needs and strategy, a Latitude vCISO can help to assess cyber risk plus develop and implement the policies, procedures and controls needed to strengthen defences and achieve compliance standards.

An experienced security expert

Benefit from the support of a senior security professional, wholly familiar with the challenges of information security management.

A consumption-based approach to security

Commission a Latitude vCISO to provide regular counsel, assist on a per-project basis, or help during critical business periods.

Tailored to business needs

Receive expert assistance performing security assessments, audits, health checks, awareness training and more.

The advanced and evolving nature of cyber threats means that even with strict security controls in place, your business is still not immune to being compromised. To minimise cyber security risk, having the capability to identify and eliminate attacks that evade your perimeter defences is now essential.

 

Latitude Protect provides the around-the-clock protection needed to safeguard against the latest sophisticated threat actors. Integrating leading security professionals, advanced detection and deception technologies, and latest industry intelligence, this unrivalled security service monitors network infrastructure and endpoints to hunt for threats and provides the early notification and remediation advice necessary to respond swiftly and effectively.

 

Latitude’s 24/7 Cyber Security Operations Centre, the heartbeat of our Protect service, is staffed by an expert team of threat hunters, security analysts and engineers. By understanding the way that attackers operate, our professionals greatly enhance detection of known and unknown threats.

Latest detection and deception technologies

Benefit from one complete security platform, incorporating SIEM, Intrusion Detection, Behavioural Monitoring, Endpoint Analytics, Vulnerability Scanning, Honeypot Sensors and more.

Leading threat intelligence

The aggregation of global threat information from sources such as CERT, NIST, with in-house Latitude Labs research provides the level of intelligence needed to identify and respond to the latest attacks.

OUR CORE SERVICES

 

Included as part of this affordable Managed Detection & Response service:

  1. Full system deployment

  2. Event monitoring and investigation and management

  3. Our experts undertake 24/7 network and security operations monitoring

  4. All included security technologies and endpoint monitoring to provide early notification of genuine incidents.

  5. Cyber incident response

  6. In-depth reporting and analysis

  7. Qualified incident responders are on hand and clear agreed processes for event management

  8. Custom security reports provide the clear to minimise business disruption by ensuring advice needed to enhance situational  a rapid response to threats and breaches.

“A determined hacker will break through even the most resolute defences. Being able to spot an early sign of attack is crucial”

Latitude SecOps

 

Included as part of Latitude Protect, this real-time threat intelligence and analytics platform integrates with all underlying cloud security technology to enable our based SOC personnel to deliver genuine incident notification and remediation guidance to your in-house teams. We are looking out for you and have one of the safest environments in the country.

 

“Delivering the intelligence to respond to attacks via one customisable monitoring, incident alerting and analytics platform”

For any organisation affected by a cyber-attack, a clear understanding of the situation is needed to take control of the breach, avoid panic measures that can inflame the situation and put in place an effective response plan.

Support and assistance 24/7

Should the worst happen, our experienced incident responders are always on hand to assist your business’ response and help minimise any possible damage.

Thorough breach investigation

We utilise host-based analysis, the latest digital forensic techniques and reverse engineering to help identify the type and source of an attack, how it spread, and what systems, data and personnel have been compromised.

 

Full incident reporting

By conducting a detailed post-incident review and producing clear reports, our experts help to communicate the effects of a breach to relevant stakeholders and assist with the implementation of short and long-term remedial actions.

 

COMPLIANCE

Compliance is not a tick box exercise

In today’s fiercely competitive and regulated global economy, all businesses have a responsibility to protect sensitive employee, customer and partner data. Organisations that fail to take their cybersecurity seriously risk large fines as well as less visible costs such as reputational damage, customer attrition and higher insurance premiums.

Latitude’s complete range of security services are designed with both operational and regulatory requirements in mind. By working closely with your business, we work hard to understand your needs and offer the solutions needed to support current and future requirements.

“A successful cyber-attack can ruin a firm’s reputation, cause financial losses, compromise intellectual property and result in legal action”

Regulations and standards we can help with:

 

To support General Data Protection Regulation compliance, Latitude can help your organisation  to safeguard personal data as well as proactively detect and report breaches.

We reduce the cost and complexity of meeting the lengthy list of information security requirements that affect organisations that processes, transmit or store credit and debit card payment information.

Our experts ease the pain of implementing this internationally recognised security management standard by identifying risks and helping to implement appropriate controls.

If your organisation operates within the public sector, we can help you demonstrate regulatory compliance and also achieve a Good Governance mark and other regulatory compliance, including a protective security monitoring framework.

Latitude can help organisations achieve certification with the NZ Government and industry-backed standards such as Good Governance Mark.

We’re committed to making enterprise-grade cybersecurity affordable for all organisations.

OUR SECURITY PRINCIPLES

Our core set of principles

 

Thinking like a hacker

We stake our reputation on keeping pace with those instigating cyber-attacks.

By fostering a collaborative approach between our ‘Z team’ ethical hackers, ‘A team’ security analysts and dedicated Latitude Labs researchers, we possess a deep understanding of ‘offensive security’ and utilise this knowledge to improve the effectiveness of our services.

Offering clear advice

Cyber security can be daunting but Latitude ensures it doesn’t have to be. By working closely with our customers and using plain language, we take away the hassle and confusion of managing security in-house, offering the assurance organisations needs to focus on core business activity.

Exceeding expectations

We take pride in delivering the highest levels of service to ensure our customers receive the best possible threat information, analysis and advice. Our customer satisfaction and retention levels are exceptional, reflecting the talent and dedication of our team.

Latitude Labs is dedicated to in-house threat research and analysis. Our expert researchers closely monitor the security landscape to understand the latest tools, tactics and procedures used by criminal attackers and apply this knowledge to ensure our services are as effective as possible.

How you benefit from our security research:

Up-to-the-minute intelligence

Utilising leading external intelligence alongside in-house research, Latitude ensures your business receives the latest security information and advice at all times.

 

Early threat detection

Conducting detailed threat forensics, including malware analysis and reverse engineering, our team identifies indicators of compromise that can help to aid early detection of attacks.

 

The best available technology

By integrating the latest cyber security innovations into our services, Latitude ensures that your business always benefits from the most effective threat detection technology available.

 

Enhanced services

By keeping abreast of the latest security exploits, our team enhance the effectiveness of threat hunting and monitoring, keep security systems optimised and improve triage procedures.

Why we’re the right choice for your cyber security needs

A small and effective team of experienced security experts qualified to word-class standards

Cost-effective, scalable solutions that remove the need for upfront investment in security resources

 

A deep understanding of how attackers operate

In-depth security analysis and advice that cuts through the complexity

A commitment to continuously enhance our services using the best technology and intelligence

Regular service reviews to support evolving security needs

 

Our customers say:

 

“Latitude is one of the most detailed and realistic security assessors in the country”

“Our partnership with Latitude has been one of the most valuable that we have ever undertaken”

“Latitude Protect is a cost effective service that gives us peace of mind that we are doing all we can to protect our clients, our business, our staff, our counterparties and community”