Cyber security accreditations – what are the benefits?

October 29, 2020

  Cyber security is becoming  a bigger focus for organisations all over the world. Threats are constantly evolving and clients, customers and supply chains are increasingly demanding proof that you have measures in place to protect their information.  Why get accredited? Accreditations are increasingly required when working with the government and larger organisations (with this…

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Securious online interactive ISO 27001 Academy

New: Online ISO 27001 Academy

March 31, 2020

Covid-19 has accelerated our plans to launch our Online ISO 27001 Academy, which makes it easy and cost-effective for organisations with remote workers to implement an information security system that helps them align with – and achieve – ISO 27001:2013.  With the whole world on lockdown and many team members working remotely, we know business…

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Hold on to your socks – we’ve got an announcement

February 13, 2020

This one’s for you busy business owners with big growth plans for 2020. For you tech disruptors and digital innovators, with online platforms or services that are critical to your business model. And for you entrepreneurs, owners and directors with no time or energy to think about cyber security. Not to mention work your way…

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Cyber security in 2020: visibility is key

January 17, 2020

Most businesses have now woken up to the fact they need to put preventive measures in place to protect their systems, networks and data. And indeed, this is an entirely necessary first step towards resilience. But one of the biggest risks organisations will face this year is not having visibility of the attacks their networks…

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3 reasons why cyber security will help you win business in 2020

January 13, 2020

  Customers care about their data (and how it’s handled)   Studies show a resounding consensus: the majority of customers are uncomfortable with the way companies use their personal or business information.  What’s more, 87% say they will actually take their business elsewhere if they don’t trust a company is handling their data responsibly. And…

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Half of schools not fully GDPR compliant – is it the same in the business world?

May 14, 2019

A year on from the introduction of GDPR and after the flurry of privacy notices, are businesses confident with their GDPR compliance? TES reported recently that four in five schools believe fines for breaching new data protection regulations would ‘significantly impact’ them but that only half of schools and colleges were fully compliant. Talking to…

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Securious achieve ISO 27001 certification

April 12, 2019

As a busy, growing company achieving ISO 27001:2013 is always challenging, but our team all worked really well together, and demonstrated how well our implementation plan works. ISO 27001:2013 is the international standard for information security. Certification by a UKAS accredited body such as BSI ensures that the highest standards are achieved and maintained. ISO…

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Demonstrating security measures is a useful marketing tool

November 15, 2018

Stand out as the supplier of choice by demonstrating the cyber security measures you have in place. Make it easy to find the level of security measures in place and enable your organisation to stand out from the competition. Cyber security compliance then becomes another marketing tool rather than another task. Displaying the level of security measures…

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Bupa fined £175k by ICO

October 11, 2018

The ICO has fined Bupa Insurance Services Ltd (Bupa) £175,000 for failing to have effective security measures in place to protect customers’ personal information. The data breach was discovered in June 2017 when customer data was being offered for sale on the dark web. The report found that a rogue employee, one of 20 employees…

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Securious Team celebrate qualifications

June 19, 2018

Securious are building an amazing team. Our commitment to our staff  includes an opportunity to gain industry recognised qualifications as part of their career development. In the last twelve months we have had the privilege of working with Kai and Rebecca from Plymouth University during a work placement year. We wanted to ensure they gained…

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