Often mistaken as ‘just’ an IT standard, ISO 27001 is applicable beyond the IT industry. That said, many IT companies are using this vital standard to showcase their abilities to handle sensitive data. So just who should consider ISO 27001 a worthy standard for them?[Read more…]
We tend to think of supply chain threats as being ‘something that affects others’, such as hackers or terrorists. But no matter how large or small your business, if it relies on a supply chain to be able to produce goods, turn a profit and function, these are the supply chain security risks you should be thinking about in 2019.[Read more…]
Security breaches happen and with alarming frequency too. Whilst ISO 27001 won’t stop all breaches, it certainly goes a long way in tidying up your security and IT practices. But what benefits and return on investment can you expect from ISO 27001?[Read more…]
Cyber-security is a fast-growing industry, which is no surprise when you consider the increasing importance placed on keeping online information safe and secure.
ISO 27001 has the potential to reduce your risk of cyber-attack but how real is the threat?
Cyber attacks are increasingly sophisticated, with cyber criminal activities funded, it is a dangerous combination that places every business, large and small at risk.
A cybercriminal has one main objective – to gain access to confidential information and ransoming its release for financial gain.
Reducing your exposure to potential cyber-attack takes knowledge and effort, as well as an understanding of what your business is facing.
As a start-up or small business, it can feel like you are a very small fish swimming with some very large fish.
Compared to a bigger brand in your industry or sector, you don’t have the budget nor the resources to be able to make a big splash that puts you ahead.
It’s not a great place to be… or is it?