Our Timeline

Our Timeline

  • Seedling

    Our business was born from passion. Determined to make a change, Richard, the founder of The AntiSocial Engineer Limited wanted to protect people from online cybercrime.

  • TalkTalk

    By finding and reporting breaches to companies we hoped to improve security for normal people – people that trust corporate giants with their data. We discovered a vulnerability at TalkTalk, but they refused to listen. We then brought attention to the issue by using media and pushed for a fix.

  • First Talk

    BSides London was home to the first public talk for Richard. Overcoming fears of public speaking due to the need to hone and perfect the art of sharing findings and information to people.

  • Introducing SMShing Assessments

    Jade Wenban thought it was an odd scenario that many customers would perform phishing assessments, but few organisations considered the risk of SMShing messages. We worked with providers to incorporate SMShing testing into our core AntiPhish service.

  • Registered with GCloud

    Although we were a small business, we knew we had the intention to change an industry and we would need collaboration with government organisations. We registered on to frameworks designed to make working with government easier and provided services to the largest departments.

  • Started Work With NYP

    Working with North Yorkshire Police provided an opportunity to help nurture a national scheme focussed on collaboration with the information security sector and police. The first scheme of its kind in the UK.

  • Awarded Medal From Met Police

    After years researching sim swap fraud, a discovery into how criminals are likely to be exploiting the system and gaining access to peoples accounts was reported directly to the Metropolitan Police. They could not share the details of the individual cases but were extremely grateful and awarded Richard a medal in recognition of his work.

  • Jade Started As MD

    Jade made an instant impact at The AntiSocial Engineer Limited. Her forward-thinking and management allowed us to scale quickly and help more people than ever before. This strong management style continues to the current day.

  • First European Customers

    Receiving money in a foreign currency, language barriers and legal contracts were just some of the barriers encountered – but we were determined we could shape our business to be accepting of European customers and adapt to make working with international businesses easier.

  • Moved Into Office

    Working with governments and large corporate clients meant we needed a space to call our own. We wanted a small but effective space that people felt welcome. The office was a modern escape to the problems of the world and was designed to be as relaxing as possible whilst retaining security features that were required.

  • Brand Redesign

    Working with a proven graphic design house we developed our branding. An effort was placed on retaining the rebellious and grimy style of the company whilst appealing to a wider audience of potential organisations.

  • QA Partnership

    In partnership with QA Training, we were able to develop industry-leading courses that could teach students the finer aspects of Social Engineering.

  • First Exhibition (Cyber Re:coded)

    Cyber Re:coded was held at Tobacco Dock in London and was a great success for The AntiSocial Engineer and the Cyber Challenge. The event built upon previous collaboration with the challenge to help promote information security to a younger, predominantly female demographic that is under-represented in the industry.

  • First Full Time Employee

    We needed to educate people more efficiently, this meant collaborating with an employee that could transfer complicated topics in a simple to digest manner to a growing army of companies and organisations.

  • First Two Government Contracts

    After previous phishing support being provided on a consultancy basis, we were happy to receive contract awards for both Scottish and English governmental departments.

  • First Large Keynote

    After many successful talks and events, Richard headlined the IPEXPO event in London 2019. The event provided a chance to talk candidly about social engineering assessments and experiences.

  • Seedling

    Our business was born from passion. Determined to make a change, Richard, the founder of The AntiSocial Engineer Limited wanted to protect people from online cybercrime.

  • TalkTalk

    By finding and reporting breaches to companies we hoped to improve security for normal people – people that trust corporate giants with their data. We discovered a vulnerability at TalkTalk, but they refused to listen. We then brought attention to the issue by using media and pushed for a fix.

  • First Talk

    BSides London was home to the first public talk for Richard. Overcoming fears of public speaking due to the need to hone and perfect the art of sharing findings and information to people.

  • Introducing SMShing Assessments

    Jade Wenban thought it was an odd scenario that many customers would perform phishing assessments, but few organisations considered the risk of SMShing messages. We worked with providers to incorporate SMShing testing into our core AntiPhish service.

  • Registered with GCloud

    Although we were a small business, we knew we had the intention to change an industry and we would need collaboration with government organisations. We registered on to frameworks designed to make working with government easier and provided services to the largest departments.

  • Started Work With NYP

    Working with North Yorkshire Police provided an opportunity to help nurture a national scheme focussed on collaboration with the information security sector and police. The first scheme of its kind in the UK.

  • Awarded Medal From Met Police

    After years researching sim swap fraud, a discovery into how criminals are likely to be exploiting the system and gaining access to peoples accounts was reported directly to the Metropolitan Police. They could not share the details of the individual cases but were extremely grateful and awarded Richard a medal in recognition of his work.

  • Jade Started As MD

    Jade made an instant impact at The AntiSocial Engineer Limited. Her forward-thinking and management allowed us to scale quickly and help more people than ever before. This strong management style continues to the current day.

  • First European Customers

    Receiving money in a foreign currency, language barriers and legal contracts were just some of the barriers encountered – but we were determined we could shape our business to be accepting of European customers and adapt to make working with international businesses easier.

  • Moved Into Office

    Working with governments and large corporate clients meant we needed a space to call our own. We wanted a small but effective space that people felt welcome. The office was a modern escape to the problems of the world and was designed to be as relaxing as possible whilst retaining security features that were required.

  • Brand Redesign

    Working with a proven graphic design house we developed our branding. An effort was placed on retaining the rebellious and grimy style of the company whilst appealing to a wider audience of potential organisations.

  • QA Partnership

    In partnership with QA Training, we were able to develop industry-leading courses that could teach students the finer aspects of Social Engineering.

  • First Exhibition (Cyber Re:coded)

    Cyber Re:coded was held at Tobacco Dock in London and was a great success for The AntiSocial Engineer and the Cyber Challenge. The event built upon previous collaboration with the challenge to help promote information security to a younger, predominantly female demographic that is under-represented in the industry.

  • First Full Time Employee

    We needed to educate people more efficiently, this meant collaborating with an employee that could transfer complicated topics in a simple to digest manner to a growing army of companies and organisations.

  • First Two Government Contracts

    After previous phishing support being provided on a consultancy basis, we were happy to receive contract awards for both Scottish and English governmental departments.

  • First Large Keynote

    After many successful talks and events, Richard headlined the IPEXPO event in London 2019. The event provided a chance to talk candidly about social engineering assessments and experiences.

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