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How to maintain your ISO 27001 certification

Even with the best help and support available, achieving ISO 27001 certification is a challenging process. It takes time, effort and real organisational commitment. So once you’ve succeeded, it can be tempting to celebrate and then just stop thinking about it all.

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How the Colonial Pipeline hack makes the case for ISO 27001

We’ve already talked briefly about last week’s Colonial Pipeline hack. It’s one of the most impactful ransom attacks in history. Even the hackers, DarkSide, felt they had to apologise for its huge unintended consequences. Now it turns out that they were apologising all the way to the bank. Their victims have paid them a five million dollar ransom.

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Meet Luke Dash, our new Chief Revenue Officer

The right solution to any problem is only actually useful if the right people know you have it and understand how it can help them. That’s something we’re very aware of. So we’ve appointed Luke Dash as our Chief Revenue Officer. He’s going to help us reach more customers more effectively with our own infosec, privacy and business continuity solution.

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How 28,000 people twiddling their thumbs can teach us all a lesson

The University of Hertfordshire has just been quite badly hacked. Attackers took down their entire network and all their cloud-based services too. That left almost 28,000 students, lecturers and other university staff twiddling their thumbs.

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Investing in cyber security can float all our boats

The UK government’s recent budget offered some very practical help for Covid-hit SMEs. They’ve extended the furlough and business rates holiday schemes for specific sectors, and announced a brand new loan scheme to replace the Bounce Back and Coronavirus Business Interruption ones. But we think they’re missing a big opportunity.

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Top 5 tips for achieving ISO 27001 Certification – Infographic

Check out our infographic for the top five tips on achieving ISO 27001 certification.

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How to help your auditor fall in love with your ISMS

With Valentine’s Day approaching, our thoughts naturally turned to… l’amour. But we’re standards obsessives, with ISO 27001 ever-present in our mind. So we ended up thinking about how to help your ISO 27001 auditor fall in love with your ISMS.

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Our top tips for first time ISO 27001 Stage 2 audit success

If you’re going for ISO 27001 certification, your Stage 2 audit will be one of the big crunch points. You’ll need to show that your ISMS is more than just well-written documents and general good intentions. It needs to work as well in practice as it does on paper.

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Unboxing your new game of ISO 27001

First of all, Happy New Year! We hope your year’s begun well and wish you the very best for the rest of it. We’ve certainly had an interesting time unboxing 2021. And that set us thinking about unboxing games, which led us back to our favourite way of thinking about ISO 27001.

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That one big after-Christmas task which creates surprising privacy issues

It’s that strange time between Christmas and New Year, when everything goes quiet and hardly anyone’s around. It’s one of our favourite moments, because it’s a great time for taking stock. You can have a breather, look back at 2020 and forwards to 2021.

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