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    Get educated in ISO 27001 - Higher standards for higher education

    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.

    Thu, August 29 2019

    Information Commissioner's Office updates their Data Protection guidance

    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.

    Fri, August 16 2019

    ISO 27001: an education

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

    Mon, July 15 2019

    British Airways fine: a warning to all

    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.

    Fri, July 12 2019

    10 Information Security Tips for Small Businesses

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

    Tue, May 07 2019

    What is a Data Protection Impact Assessment?

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

    Thu, February 14 2019

    How will data protection rules change after Brexit?

    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.

    Tue, January 15 2019

    How the GDPR stole Christmas

    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.

    Tue, December 18 2018

    Information Security – Compliance and Certification

    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.

    Tue, September 25 2018

    Does ISO 27001 provide GDPR Compliance

    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.

    Tue, May 29 2018

    GDPR is now in effect

    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.

    Fri, May 25 2018

    Cyber Threats and Attacks Remain High

    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.

    Tue, May 15 2018

    Public events are being targeted by cyber criminals

    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.

    Tue, April 10 2018

    Local Authorities face GDPR challenges

    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.

    Fri, January 12 2018

    Personal Data leaks are going to cost businesses more

    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.

    Tue, November 28 2017

    Health and Safety Executive recognises cyber security risks

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

    Tue, October 31 2017

    Basic IT Security practices could have prevented NHS hack

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

    Fri, October 27 2017

    For Information Security Cyber Essentials or ISO 27001?

    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.

    Thu, October 27 2016

    TalkTalk Fined £400,000 After Cyber Attack

    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:

    Thu, October 06 2016

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

    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.

    Thu, August 11 2016

    What to expect from ISO 27001 : 2013

    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.

    Thu, January 23 2014

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