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Brookcourt Solutions secures two contract renewals with a leading Global Financial Organisation

 Shearwater Group plc (AIM: SWG), the organisational resilience group that provides cybersecurity, advisory and managed security services, is pleased to announce that its group company, Brookcourt Solutions, has secured two contract renewals with a leading Global Financial Organisation. The first renewal, a one year contract totalling over $1.1m sees Brookcourt Solutions continuing to be the supplier…

Nominated Finalist – Security Company of the Year

Shearwater Group plc has been nominated as a Finalist for Security Company of the Year in the Computing Security Awards 2021.In addition to this nomination, Shearwater’s portfolio companies; Brookcourt Solutions, Geolang, Pentest Limited, SecureEnvoy and Xcina Consulting have also been nominated finalists in the below-listed award categories;Brookcout SolutionsCustomer Service Award…

Pentest Limited – Boycott your bed

On Friday 9 July, Three of the Pentest Limited team took part in Boycott your Bed, spending the night in the most unusual place they could think of to raise funds for Action for Children / Byte Night Scotland to help children and families go to bed dreaming of a…

Kenyan Grasslands, Water & Wildlife Preservation

Protection for 410,000 hectares of native lands for wildlife and indigenous people.  This project is part of the Shearwater Group Zero Carbon Initiative – read more about it here.About the projectA critical wildlife corridor, Chyulu Hills is located between two national parks, Amboseli and Tsavo, in southeastern Kenya and has been severely impacted…

Shearwater Group plc New Zero Carbon Initiative

Shearwater Group (SWG) recognises its corporate and social responsibilities towards customers and clients, employees, shareholders, suppliers, regulators, and other stakeholders. We recognise that our social, economic and environmental responsibilities to these stakeholders are integral to our business. Of course, sustainability has many facets. For us, the most important one to…

Brazilian Amazon Rosewood Conservation Project

Preventing deforestation, giving degraded forests an opportunity to regenerate and improving the livelihoods of local Riverine families.  This project is part of the Shearwater Group Zero Carbon Initiative – read more about it here.About the projectThe project has been implemented to prevent unplanned deforestation in native forests by monitoring and conserving nearly 180,000…

Biogas Digesters and Clean Cookstoves

This project builds biogas digesters that convert organic waste into clean renewable energy to fuel clean cookstoves. This project is part of the Shearwater Group Zero Carbon Initiative – read more about it here.About the projectMuch of rural Sichuan Province in China lacks proper waste management degrading hygiene and creating methane gas emissions…

For Peat’s Sake – Project

157,000 hectares of land created and maintained as a home for the endangered animals and the local communities. This project is part of the Shearwater Group Zero Carbon Initiative – read more the initiative here.About the projectThe Katingan Project reduced over 7.5 mm tonnes of CO₂ each year by protecting and restoring 157,000…

Alto Mayo Protected Forest

Tropical forests are the Earth’s lungs—absorbing CO₂ and releasing oxygen. This project seeks to protect nearly 450,000 acres from deforestation. More trees = more oxygen. This project is part of the Shearwater Group Zero Carbon Initiative – read more about it here. About the projectThis project protects nearly 450,000 acres from deforestation. Since trees…

Pentest take home $10,000 prize at Pwn2Own Tokyo 2020

Pentest’s Research team recently competed at Pwn2Own Tokyo 2020, one of the world’s largest hacking contests. This iteration of Pwn2Own was based around connected consumer devices and participants had two months in which to find vulnerabilities within a set list of devices/software. Findings would then be submitted to the competition…

Protecting your Data during Mergers and Acquisitions

Join us for a thought-provoking webinar guided by industry experts where we will discuss the data security challenges faced by organisations during mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.The one-hour session will analyse the risk and provide practical guidance relating to the approach to people, process, and technology.SpeakerChris Cassell – SecurEnvoy’s Technical SpecialistGuest…

Notice of Results

Shearwater Group plc (AIM: SWG), the organisational resilience group that provides cybersecurity, advisory and managed security services, announces that its audited final results for the year ended 31 March 2020 (FY20) will be released in late July 2020.Whilst the audit of the FY20 Results is well advanced, the disruption caused…

Pentest – Hack-A-Sat CTF

Pentest Limited, a Shearwater Group plc company, recently took part in the ‘Hack-A-Sat’ Capture the Flag (CTF) challenge. The challenge was run by The United States Air Force, in conjunction with the Defense Digital Service, with the team managing to finish within the top 10%, an impressive feat.Paul Harris, Managing…

THE SUNDAY TIMES – “How Risk Became a Live Issue”

Read what co-author Keith Webb, a Director of Business Risk Consulting at Xcina Consulting, had to say in a recent Sunday Times article about the impact of COVID-19 for the resilience of financial services. ‘COVID-19 is testing the resilience of the financial services sector.’ Maria Singende, IRMCert, risk manager at…

Pentest launches Private Bug Bounty service

Pentest Limited, a Shearwater Group plc company, are proud to announce the launch of their new Private Bug Bounty service.Paul Harris, Managing Director of Pentest Limited, explains, “Security testing shouldn’t be a one-off exercise and many organisations are looking to complement strategic penetration testing with more frequent and flexible testing…

Pre-Close Statement

Shearwater Group plc (AIM: SWG, “Shearwater”, “the “Group”), the organisational resilience group, provides the following update for the financial year ended 31 March 2020.Reported unaudited underlying EBITDA1 is expected to be in excess of £3 million compared to a loss of £1.4 million in the prior financial year, with the…

GeoLang wins new three-year contract

Shearwater Group plc, the organisational resilience group, announces that its group company, GeoLang, has won a new three-year contract worth circa £0.2 million in aggregate with a leading global medical and research development organisation, specialising in oncology and DNA / RNA sequencing. READ MORE

Covid-19 Awareness

The Shearwater Group plc are continuously assessing the significant challenges and dynamic situation posed by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and are actively developing mitigating actions to…