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The National Cyber Skills Centre and ISO Quality Services Limited are collaborating on a 12 week series of articles, made available free their respective websites, to raise awareness for SMEs on how the adoption and adherence to a recognised industry or international standard provides the levels of information security and governance expected in today’s business world. Within a business there will be a…


Organisations of all shapes and size continue to grow, to evolve, and to move into new markets. With this comes a need to meet criteria and legislation that may have not been initially planned for. This is especially the case when it comes to the subject of information technology and the security of data produced,…


Ransomware is now the most lucrative form of Malware in history. A new report from Malware Bytes now suggests that last year 54% of UK businesses were targeted with an attack.  Ransomware describes when an attacker has the means to lock your computer and devices or encrypts files so that they cannot be accessed. Your attacker…


Pokémon fever has (re-)swept the nation following the release of an augmented reality app, allowing users to catch Pokémon in their own back yards and beyond. It’s been installed 15 million times and currently has more daily users than WhatsApp, Instagram and Tinder. In the US, people are now spending more time on the geo-caching game than…


The growth of all things digital has been an important catalyst for many companies. This growth has however brought with it new risks such as data fraud and/or theft, as well as privacy issues. These risks can have a financial knock on all businesses as they seek to protect themselves and the information that they hold….


Information leakage is the most prevalent vulnerability found with a likelihood of 55% to have at least one serious vulnerability appearing on a site… 86% of all websites had at least one serious vulnerability during 2012… Only 68% of consumers have ever had security training… 78% of employees can access business information from personal devices…  61%…


Watch what one of our clients thinks about the ISO 27001 standard here For more information on the ISO 27001:2013 Information Security management standard and how it can help protect your business , please visit our page on ISO 27001  or call us on 01905 670 303 – we are happy to answer any of your…


There’s no denying that technology has advanced incredibly over the last decade and cyber security has evolved, however it seems hackers have also adapted to change and found more ways to infiltrate businesses big and small. More worryingly, a recent report showed that 31% of employees would divulge their company password in exchange for a…


Welcome to the November issue of the ISO Quality Services Limited newsletter where winter has finally arrived! What’s in this issue? Congratulations to our Newly Certificated Clients More than 1,100 construction sites fail safety checks Important Notice: ISO 27001 Information Security Standard UPDATE Have you increased the minimum wage for your employees to meet revisions? Maximising our membership Be part of our LinkedIn community V is for Validation Audit, W is for Why and X is for Xtra Mile… Networking events in October – November 2013 Refer a friend Congratulations to our Newly Certificated Clients JustSayPlease Limited JustSayPlease Limited was founded in 2005 and is based in Solihull. This month they have achieved their ISO 27001:2005 Information Security Management Standard. They had been…


Important Notice: ISO 27001 Update-Information Security Standard This popular standard which implements the highest standards for Information Security Management has been revised, with the new requirements now in effect. So what are the main changes for the ISO 27001:2013 edition?    The new structure is common to other new management systems; integration becomes seamless.  …