Latest News

    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.

    Information Commissioner's Office updates their Data Protection guidance

    Fri, August 16 2019

    The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has updated their guidance on Subject Access Requests. Read more about the changes and how they affect your business.

    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

    What is a Data Protection Impact Assessment?

    Thu, February 14 2019

    Following recent updates to privacy legislation, businesses now need to build data protection into their products and processes right from the design stages.

    How will data protection rules change after Brexit?

    Tue, January 15 2019

    It seems like the UK’s exit from the EU is just around the corner, and there are still so many questions on what will change and how businesses will be affected.

    How the GDPR stole Christmas

    Tue, December 18 2018

    Since the GDPR came into force in May this year, there has been a lot of confusion and misconceptions surrounding the new regulations and how they apply to both businesses and individuals.

    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.

    GDPR is now in effect

    Fri, May 25 2018

    Today sees the long awaited enforcement date for the General Data Protection Act (GDPR) which sees a huge change for the way businesses store and use personal data.

    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.

    Local Authorities face GDPR challenges

    Fri, January 12 2018

    Due to become law in May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is going to affect all UK businesses and organisations regardless of size. The changes will present challenges to local authorities, especially for smaller towns and parish councils with limited budgets.

    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

    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.

Cookies

QMS International use cookies to provide you with a better site experience, enable features and to help us understand how our website is being used.

By continuing, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy

Allow All Cookies