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New: Online ISO 27001 Academy

By HollyW / March 31, 2020 / Comments Off on New: Online ISO 27001 Academy

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

By HollyW / February 13, 2020 / Comments Off on Hold on to your socks – we’ve got an announcement

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

By HollyW / January 17, 2020 / Comments Off on Cyber security in 2020: visibility is key

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

By HollyW / January 13, 2020 / Comments Off on 3 reasons why cyber security will help you win business in 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?

By Roz Woodward / May 14, 2019 / Comments Off on Half of schools not fully GDPR compliant – is it the same in the business world?

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

By Roz Woodward / April 12, 2019 / Comments Off on Securious achieve ISO 27001 certification

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

By Roz Woodward / November 15, 2018 / Comments Off on Demonstrating security measures is a useful marketing tool

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

By Roz Woodward / October 11, 2018 / Comments Off on Bupa fined £175k by ICO

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

By Roz Woodward / June 19, 2018 / Comments Off on Securious Team celebrate qualifications

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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Cyber security for manufacturers – preparing for the 4th Industrial Revolution

By Roz Woodward / April 29, 2018 / Comments Off on Cyber security for manufacturers – preparing for the 4th Industrial Revolution

The EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, has just published an industry report”Cyber Security for Manufacturing” which details the issues facing manufacturing in their readiness to prepare for the 4th Industrial Revolution and digitalisation. The report highlights that some manufacturing businesses are missing opportunities because they are concerned about cyber security vulnerabilities which prevents them from investing…

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