Information Security Services

INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

ISO 27001:2013

An ISMS that conforms with ISO 27001 and that has achieved certification from an accredited (UKAS) certification body demonstrates to all “interested parties” that you understand and manage your information security risks effectively.

ISO 27001 consultancy, auditing and training is pretty much all we do. Our consultants have implemented, audited and supported over 100 companies (large and small) so we have a depth of understanding that is hard to rival. We know what is needed to implement ISO 27001 and then to maintain an effective ISMS, and we promise that we will never over-complicate the process.

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Privacy Information Management System

New! ISO 27701:2019

ISO 27701 will help you manage Personally Identifiable Information (PII) within your organisation. 

ISO 27701 provides a framework for a PIMS (Privacy Information Management System) and guides you through the process of system design, planning and operational management. Like all modern Annex SL-based systems it gives you a lot of flexibility in how you create and run your PIMS. 

ISO 27701 builds on ISO 27001:2013. This means you can either add the PIMS requirements to your certified Information Security Management System (ISMS) or implement them together as a single project.

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Business Continuity Management System

Update! ISO 22301:2019

We help organisations prepare practical business continuity plans to ensure they can respond and recover quickly from potentially catastrophic events.

The latest BCI Horizon Scan (2019) lists the top current threats as:

  • Cyber attack and data breach
  • IT and telecom outage
  • Adverse weather
  • Critical infrastructure failure
  • Reputation incident

 

These threats could have a devastating impact on normal service provision and general operational effectiveness. They could lead to irreparable loss of systems, injury or loss of life. 

Most organisations now recognise the importance of Business Continuity Planning and many of their customers and other stakeholders now require evidence that they have a Business Continuity Plan.

However, developing a fit-for-purpose and effective Business Continuity Plan is challenging and often results in over-complicated and vague documentation.

Most organisations do not have the in-house expertise or time to write effective plans and off-the-shelf toolkits may be tempting but are definitely not the answer.

We have extensive experience in all aspects of Business Continuity Planning and apply this to ensure that our plans are simple, suitable, widely understood and reflect current best practice.

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Information Security controls for cloud security

ISO 27017:2015
 (renewed 2021)

This standard provides guidance on the information security aspects of cloud computing, recommending and assisting with the implementation of cloud-specific information security controls supplementing the guidance in ISO/IEC 27002.

The standard provides cloud-based guidance on 37 of the controls in ISO/IEC 27002 but also features seven new cloud controls.

Generally speaking, ISO 27017 cannot be certified by a UKAS-accredited certification body without comprising part of an existing ISMS. However, if you have an existing ISMS or are implementing a new ISMS, then this highly relevant guidance is invaluable.

Cloud computing illustration - information security controls for cloud security

IT Service Management System (SMS)

ISO 20000-1:2018

A certified SMS is ideal for any service provider, large or small, who wants to provide assurance in the quality of the services they deliver. It’s commonly used for IT services, facilities management and business services to help ensure effective and resilient services in today’s changing service delivery environment.

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Quality Management System

ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001:2015 is internationally recognised as the world’s leading quality management standard and has been implemented by over one million organisations in over 170 countries globally. ISO 9001 implemented, to its full potential, becomes an invaluable asset to your organisation.

The purpose of the standard is to assist companies in meeting statutory and regulatory requirements relating to their product while achieving excellence in their customer service and delivery. The standard can be used throughout an organisation to improve their overall performance or within a particular site or department.

ISO 9001 provides a framework and set of principles that ensure a common-sense approach to the management of your organisation to consistently satisfy customers and other stakeholders. In simple terms, ISO 9001 certification provides the basis for effective processes and effective people to deliver an effective product or service time after time.

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