Tag Archives: standards

Cyber Security – A way of life

Every business knows that they should protect the information that they hold, even if it is to not incur the legal ramifications of failing to do so. Numerous statistics have been announced recently, whether it is in terms of the abundance of breaches (74% of SMEs suffering breaches) or that the average cyber-attack lasts for…


Manila achieves ISO certification for cities

While most of us are aware of ISO standards and recognise the certification when businesses promote it, a lesser known fact is that ISO certification is available not just for organisations but also for cities. In November, Makati City in the metropolitan Manila area joined cities such as London, Boston, Amsterdam, Dubai and Toronto in…


Sony data breach shows downsides of cloud storage

Sony Pictures has recently found itself dealing with the effects of a massive security breach involving huge amounts of private data, relating to both employees and household names. Hackers are reported to have stolen and published online the Social Security numbers of 47,000 current and former employees along with others who have links to the…


ISO Quality Services – August Newsletter 2014

Welcome to our August newsletter, we hope you are having a great August! So far this month, we had chance to witness the ‘supermoon’, for all of you Golf fans, Rory McIlroy won the US PGA Championship, we celebrated the Glasgow Commonwealth games 2014  and tragically, we said goodbye to one of the true greats, Robin Williams….


The revision is coming for the BS OHSAS 18001

The BS OHSAS 18001:2007 Health and Safety management system is a systematic and process driven approach to controlling and monitoring risks that can arise from the company’s day to day activities. This system is proven to enable the business to be pro-active rather then re-active, therefore more effectively protecting the health and welfare of your workforce on an on-going basis. Did you know? 26.4 million working days were lost…