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    Get educated in ISO 27001 - Higher standards for higher education

    Thu, August 29 2019

    With the potential for financial loss, legal action and privacy violations, colleges and HEIs can no longer afford to ignore cyber threats. And with the recent new requirement for colleges and HEIs to have ISO 27001 certification, now is the time to act, before it’s too late.

    ISO 27001: an education

    Mon, July 15 2019

    Colleges and other education establishments are now required to implement ISO 27001 as part of their 2019/2020 contracts

    British Airways fine: a warning to all

    Fri, July 12 2019

    If data protection hasn’t crossed your mind much since the GDPR came into effect last year, then this month’s shocking announcement by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) might give you pause.

    10 Information Security Tips for Small Businesses

    Tue, May 07 2019

    Read our tips on how small and micro businesses can protect themselves from information security threats

    Information Security – Compliance and Certification

    Tue, September 25 2018

    Information security isn’t a brand-new subject, but rapid advances in technology over recent years have made it much more challenging for organisations to protect personal data. Find out how you can protect your business.

    Does ISO 27001 provide GDPR Compliance

    Tue, May 29 2018

    Implementing the ISO 27001 Management System does not necessarily mean that you have fulfilled your responsibilities as a business handling personal data in accordance with the GDPR, but it does mean you're well on your way.

    Cyber Threats and Attacks Remain High

    Tue, May 15 2018

    A revealing report from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) last month revealed that the number of cyber incidents encountered by UK businesses has not slowed, despite concerted efforts by bodies such as the NCSC to protect them from cyber threats.

    Public events are being targeted by cyber criminals

    Tue, April 10 2018

    Social and sporting events are coming under attack by cyber criminals. Due to the amount of people taking part, the attention garnered by such attacks can be immense. Find out how you can combat these threats.

    Personal Data leaks are going to cost businesses more

    Tue, November 28 2017

    Morrisons are the latest company to be sued with legal action being taken by their staff after their personal details were leaked by a rogue employee in 2014.

    Health and Safety Executive recognises cyber security risks

    Tue, October 31 2017

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recognised the impact that cyber attacks could have in increasing Health and Safety risks.

    Basic IT Security practices could have prevented NHS hack

    Fri, October 27 2017

    Reports state that, by simply updating their software, the NHS could have avoided the crippling effects of the WannaCry ransomware outbreak in May 2017

    Business that handle Personal Information have 15 months left to comply with new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    Thu, February 23 2017

    Companies that collect, store or process data relating to any EU resident will be required to comply with the new EU regulation by May 2018. But what happens if they don't?

    For Information Security Cyber Essentials or ISO 27001?

    Thu, October 27 2016

    Cyber Essentials is great if you want to stop low level cyber-attacks from succeeding. But if you want a more robust system that can also help you protect from physical threats and recover when an attack happens, then this is where ISO 27001 can help.

    TalkTalk Fined £400,000 After Cyber Attack

    Thu, October 06 2016

    TalkTalk has been fined a record £400,000 by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for a cyber attack that occurred last year. Find out how this relates to ISO 27001:

    Is your company affected by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    Thu, August 11 2016

    Find out how the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - a new Regulation created by the European Commission to strengthen and unify data protection for individuals within the European Union (EU) - will affect your business.

    What to expect from ISO 27001 : 2013

    Thu, January 23 2014

    ISO 27001 has recently undergone a revision & been re-published. The changes made should help ISO 27001 fit better alongside ISO 9001 and ISO 20000.

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