Cyber Essentials Tag

Why Gain your Cyber Essentials Certification?

These days, cyber security is a big business. Cyber attacks are becoming ever more common, with some of the most high-profile global brands having experienced a serious breach of cyber security; Facebook, British Airways and Marriott are just a few names to recently be hit with a fine as the result of a breach. With hackers using ever-more sophisticated technology, information security isn’t just a ‘nice to have’ addition. It’s essential. That’s where the Cyber Essentials Scheme comes in....

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Prepare your business for Post-Brexit Cyber Security Challenges

Brexit has thrown up a lot of uncertainty in the UK - economically, politically and commercially. But for businesses surveying the post-Brexit landscape, one consideration is unlikely to lose any of its relevance for companies in the UK and that is cyber security. With the transition not complete, regulations such as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) have put cyber security in the spotlight, while other standards such as ISO 27001 look set to remain pertinent to British firms long after we officially exit the European Union. So what can businesses do now in order to ensure that their cyber security is a 'certainty' post-Brexit? Importance of data encryption In the era of 'Big Data', when businesses typically collate and analyse a huge amount of information, there have never been more reasons to encrypt data. Encryption offers the advantage of securing data wherever it is within an organisation's infrastructure. What's more, it can preserve the...

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