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How to write an ISO 27001-compliant risk assessment…

As part of your ISO 27001 certification project, your organisation will need to prove its compliance with appropriate documentation. ISO 27001 says that you must document your information security risk assessment process. Key elements of…

7 steps to a successful ISO 27001 risk…

Risk assessments are at the core of any organisation’s ISO 27001 compliance project. They are essential for ensuring that your ISMS (information security management system) – which is the end-result of implementing the Standard –…

The damaging after-effects of a data breach

Think your organisation is unlikely to be affected by a data breach? Think again. A Carbon Black study has found that 88% of UK businesses were breached last year, demonstrating just how widespread the threat…

3 reasons cyber security training is essential

Organisations are always looking for ways to improve their cyber security defences, but they often overlook the value of enrolling their employees on cyber security training courses. According to a study by Centify, 77% of…

5 ways to improve your information security in…

This blog has been updated to reflect industry developments. Originally published Mar 19, 2018. Protecting your organisation against cyber crime can sometimes feel like a never ending game of security whack-a-mole. Just as soon as…

Will you suffer a data breach if you…

Someone recently asked us: “Will my organisation be breached if we implement ISO 27001?” At first we thought they meant ‘will implementing ISO 27001 make me susceptible to data breaches?’ to which the answer is…

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ISO 27001 Lead Implementer, Lead Auditor and Internal…

A version of this blog was originally published on 25 June 2018. Anyone interested in getting into or advancing their career in cyber security probably knows that they will need training and qualifications. But given…

What are the best books on information security?

This blog has been updated to reflect industry updates. Originally published 29 November 2017. As the risk of suffering a data breach continues to increase, information security has become a critical issue for all organisations…