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Context Information Security

 

Context is a highly skilled cyber security consultancy that supports organisations to meet their ever evolving information security challenges.  We provide specialist consultancy services that include cyber strategy and advisory, penetration testing, incident response and investigations, and technical security research.

Established in 1988, Context has a client base that includes many high profile blue chip companies, alongside public sector and government organisations.  An exceptional level of technical expertise underpins all of our services while a detailed and comprehensive approach helps clients to attain a deeper understanding of security vulnerabilities, threats or incidents.

Accredited Services

Cyber Security Incident Response

Context was a founding member of the UK NCSC CIR Scheme and we have been responding to complex attacks against networks of national significance since 2005. We are technology agnostic, working with clients from diverse industries from space to local government. Our team is comprised of deeply technical analysts with a track record of engineering solutions where others fail.

CREST Qualified Consultants:
CREST Certified Host Intrusion Analyst:
CREST Certified Incident Manager:
CREST Practitioner Intrusion Analyst:
CREST Registered Intrusion Analyst:
Cyber Threat Intelligence (STAR)
Contact

Dave Spence
+44 (0)20 7537 7515
[email protected]

Context’s threat services are focused on providing tailored intelligence that is both actionable and understandable. We pride ourselves on adding value, going beyond simply rehashing open source reporting and our clients span CNI, Government, Engineering, Aerospace and Defence, Financial Services and Technology. We specialise in tracking nation state and sophisticated criminal actors targeting these sectors and their most critical business assets.

CREST Qualified Consultants:
CREST Practitioner Threat Intelligence Analyst:
CREST Registered Threat Intelligence Analyst:
CREST Certified Threat Intelligence Manager:
Intelligence Led Penetration Testing (STAR)

When performing intelligence-led penetration testing, Context use specialist Threat Intelligence and real data about attackers’ tactics and techniques, gathered from our Response team and elsewhere.  We perform focused, realistic exercises mapped to sophisticated attacks.  STAR assessments allow Context to test an organisation’s capability to prevent, detect and respond to targeted attacks.  Context was also privileged to assist with the development of the technical and risk management approaches used for STAR, CBEST and other similar schemes.

CREST Qualified Consultants:
CREST Certified Simulated Attack Manager:
CREST Certified Simulated Attack Specialist:
Penetration Testing

Context’s security testing services are trusted by our clients – high profile organisations and Government institutions. We provide a full-range of penetration-testing and technical security assessment services; CHECK and CREST-approved application and infrastructure penetration-testing, as well as mobile application and device assessments, device security reviews and bespoke testing; mirroring techniques used by real-world attackers. Context’s capability is delivered by skilled consultants in the UK, Germany, USA and Australia, backed by continual service development and cutting-edge research.

CREST Qualified Consultants:
CREST Practitioner Security Analyst:
CREST Registered Penetration Tester:
CREST Certified Infrastructure Tester:
CREST Certified Web Application Tester:
Vulnerability Assessment (VA)
CREST Qualified Consultants:
CREST Practitioner Security Analyst:
CREST Registered Penetration Tester:
CREST Certified Infrastructure Tester:
CREST Certified Web Application Tester:
Application Status:
Application Audited:
Technical Assessment:

Government Schemes

ASSURE
Contact
Edward Ottridge
+44 (0)20 7537 7515
[email protected]
https://www.contextis.com

Context Information Security is a trusted partner to governments, regulators and operators of critical national infrastructure (CNI). We support the development, implementation and assurance of new cyber security regulations and standards. Our work enables critical systems and infrastructure to be operated securely, safely and cost effectively in the cyber domain.

We have a strong track record of working across the Aviation sector with Airlines, Airports and Air Navigation Service Providers. We support clients to understand, assess and manage security risks to their network and information systems by bringing together our unrivalled cyber expertise and a deep technical knowledge of Aviation operations, IT and operational technology (OT).

We provide independent advice, assurance and audit services in addition to cyber risk management, incident response and recovery, and cyber security research. Our integrated approach draws on our expertise in cyber security and resilience combined with systems and engineering services, including programme management, safety management, physical security and business continuity.

As a founding member of CREST we continue to be involved in the development of the highest standards for cyber security assurance in the UK and worldwide. We are also an National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) accredited Cyber Security Consultancy and Cyber Incident Response (CIR) scheme provider.

For each engagement we develop a tailored approach to meet our clients’ requirements and business priorities. We deliver robust, evidence-based outcomes based upon a deep understanding of the requirements of the Network and Information System (NIS) Regulations and the NCSC Cyber Assessment Framework (CAF) and other relevant standards and frameworks.

ASSURE Membership No: 20C005020

CBEST Penetration Testing
CREST Qualified Consultants:
CREST Certified Simulated Attack Manager:
CREST Certified Simulated Attack Specialist:
CBEST Threat Intelligence
CREST Qualified Consultants:
CREST Certified Threat Intelligence Manager:
CHECK
Context Information Security is approved for delivery of services under this Scheme.
CIR (NCSC)
Context Information Security is approved for delivery of services under this Scheme.
GBEST Penetration Testing
CREST Qualified Consultants:
CREST Certified Simulated Attack Manager:
CREST Certified Simulated Attack Specialist:
G-Cloud:
https://www.digitalmarketplace.service.gov.uk/g-cloud/services/521150609735107
GBEST Threat Intelligence
CREST Qualified Consultants:
CREST Certified Threat Intelligence Manager:
STAR-FS Intelligence-Led Penetration Testing
Contact
Rob Downie
+44 (0)20 7537 7515
[email protected]

When performing intelligence-led penetration testing, Context use specialist Threat Intelligence and real data about attackers’ tactics and techniques, gathered from our Response team and elsewhere. We perform focused, realistic exercises mapped to sophisticated attacks. STAR assessments allow Context to test an organisation’s capability to prevent, detect and respond to targeted attacks. Context was also privileged to assist with the development of the technical and risk management approaches used for STAR, CBEST and other similar schemes.

TIBER EU (Europe)

Non-Accredited Services

Security Architecture
CREST Qualified Consultants:
CREST Registered Technical Security Architect:
Address Context – Germany
Ernst-Ludwig-Ring 2
61231 Bad Nauheim
Germany
Telephone +49 (0)603 2949 7917
Email [email protected]
Contact

Sven Schlueter


Address Context – Australia
4th Floor
155 Queen Street
Melbourne
Victoria 3000
Australia
Telephone +61 1300 565 352
Email [email protected]
Contact

Terry Swan


Address Context – London
8th Floor Westferry House
11 Westferry Circus
London
E14 4HD
UK
Telephone +44 (0)20 7537 7515
Email [email protected]
Website http://www.contextis.com
Contact

Owen Wright


Address Context – Gloucester
Corinth House
117 Bath Road
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL53 7LS
UK
Telephone  +44 (0)20 7537 7515
Email  [email protected]
Contact

 Owen Wright


Address Context – Scotland
24 Canning Street
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH3 8EG
UK
Telephone +44 (0)131 285 1505
Email [email protected]
Contact

Owen Wright


Address Context – USA
Suite 5079
5th Floor
25 Broadway
New York
NY10004
USA
Telephone +1 917 880 3130
Email [email protected]
[email protected]
Contact

Max Deighton

Ranulf Green


Address Context – USA
Suite 5079
9th Floor
25 Broadway
New York
NY10004
USA
Telephone +1 917 880 3130
Email [email protected]
[email protected]
Contact

Max Deighton

Ranulf Green


Address Context – Cheltenham
Corinth House
117 Bath Road
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL53 7LS
UK
Telephone  +44 (0)20 7537 7515
Email  [email protected]
Contact

 Owen Wright