August 03, 2022
Nine years on from the last revision, there’s a new version of information security standard ISO 27002. What’s changed, and what does it mean for your company?
ISO 27002 is an internationally recognised security standard that sets out security controls to be used in implementing and maintaining an information security management system (ISMS). This is a system for safeguarding all of your company’s valuable information assets – from IT and digital material to
July 12, 2022
It’s common knowledge that a company’s most valuable asset is its people, yet information assets are a very close second. An organisation’s IP and data are mission critical, continually developed and improved by existing and new staff. So in the current environment of talent mobility, how does an organisation maintain its data integrity as well as its competitive advantage?
June 15, 2022
A positive and effective cyber security strategy requires easy-to-understand policies, a company-wide culture of adopting best practice, and a programme of ongoing training. Cyber security threats are an insidious problem, and countering them requires a collective approach, implemented at every level. Cyber security policies and training should be simple, relevant, consistent and workable; teams therefore need frequent reminders and refreshers to stay vigilant.
May 18, 2022
IT policies are a vital part of the foundation of your business, they help you manage cybersecurity risk and in turn minimise business, financial and reputational damage. However, they can be quite tricky to write. Building a set of IT policies that encompass everything your business requires, while keeping things understandable, can be a big challenge.
May 04, 2022
In the ever-changing world of IT security, threats are increasingly sophisticated and response time is critical. Robust IT policies are key to protecting information from disclosure, unauthorised access, loss, corruption and interference. At Protocol Policy Systems (PPS), we offer a fast-track process and platform for you to fully scope and implement your cyber security policies, setting up a new policy framework in weeks rather than months.
February 23, 2022
With 2022 well underway PPS are expecting to be kept very busy this year reviewing recent changes made to best practise guidance published by organisations such as NCSC and ISO. The changes in the newly published guidance will require any organisation that writes and maintains IT policies to invest considerable time and effort in reviewing the new guidance.
December 15, 2021
Business decision makers want to make things happen efficiently – they understand the relationship between risk and reward, and typically accept a reasonable level of risk in order to achieve a positive outcome. When it comes to cyber security as part of the bigger risk discussion, it’s key for the IT team to give them a realistic understanding of that [...]
October 14, 2021
During the last 12 months Protocol Policy Systems (PPS) has been busy developing the Essentials and Premium versions of Policy Management as a Service and making them available for delivery to the market. A recent discussion with an enthusiastic customer highlighted that with the introduction of these new versions they are now easily able to monitor, measure and improve engagement […]