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    Why is physical security important for information protection?

    Information security is focused on keeping your data and information safe from theft, corruption or distortion. In our digital world, […]

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    Ransomware attacks double in 2021

    Ransomware attacks in the first half of 2021 have doubled with the education, retail and manufacturing sectors proving to be the most appealing targets.

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    What should be included in an information security policy?

    Information security policies form the foundation of an organisation’s security and are featured as part of ISO 27001’s controls. But what are they and what should they include?

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    How does ISO 27001 help to protect your organisation?

    ISO 27001 is the international Standard for information security but how does it work to protect your organisation and its information?

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    What cyber-attacks are businesses facing in 2021?

    The past year has shown that cyber-attacks are on the increase – and they’re gaining in sophistication too. So, what kinds of attacks are on the rise, and what can businesses do to defend themselves?

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    The cost of cyber insecurity

    Cyber crime is becoming ever more lucrative to criminals as more and more businesses implement more digital solutions. With the number of attacks growing, more businesses are suffering the financial cost.

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    Our SME cyber security report is live!

    With cyber security becoming a hot topic due to the rise in remote working, we set out at the beginning of 2021 to find out how vulnerable SMEs are to cyber-attack, and what they are doing to protect themselves.

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    What are the 10 most common non-conformances identified at an annual ISO 27001 surveillance audit?

    Typical non-conformance can help you to identify where you could make improvements to your own processes and procedures to ensure you're getting the very best out of your ISO. Here is our ISO 27001 top 10.

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    5 things businesses need to do to survive the next pandemic

    There’s light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, but what can businesses do to make sure they’re on the front foot if another pandemic takes the world by storm?

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    Under attack: how ready are SMEs for a cyber-attack?

    The rapid switch to remote working turned business cyber security on its head. But how prepared are SMEs for a cyber-attack, and how strong are their defences? To find out, we went and asked them.

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    Get ready for Brexit with a data protection checklist

    From 1 January we will no longer be a member of the EU, and this means that there will be changes when it comes to the way we handle personal data. To help you make sure you’re ready, take a look at our Brexit checklist.

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    Cyber security after COVID-19: what should businesses do next?

    COVID-19 is still far from being banished to the back of our minds, but with the dust settling on many hastily put-together remote working solutions, what should businesses do next to shore up their information security?

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    Upgrade your information security with ISO 27701

    Take your information security systems up a notch and prove that your business knows how to keep personal information safe with a new management system. Introducing ISO 27701…

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    Are your cyber policies up to scratch for the ‘new normal’?

    Whether working remotely, heading back to the office or switching between the two, the ‘new normal’ in the wake of the pandemic has put IT teams and cyber policies under strain. But what are the risks of our new working lives, and how can you keep your business secure?

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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.

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    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.

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    5 Cloud Security Tips For Keeping Your Business Data Safe

    Cloud storage presents many benefits for the convenient availability of data, but confidentiality risks should be considered at all times. Here are five tips to tighten your cloud security:

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    ISO 27001: an education

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

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