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...
August 18, 2021
Many organisations set out to write their own IT Policies and then endeavour to maintain them. Whilst the efficiency and cost effectiveness of this approach will vary it is generally accepted that drafting and reviewing policies to a pre-approval stage can be a long-winded exercise. Putting measures in place to maintain, adapt, reduce or augment policy content thereafter, as business […]
July 07, 2021
Protocol Policy Systems is pleased to announce the release of its new generation Policy Management as a Service solution as of July 1st. Policy Management as a Service is an enhanced cloud based policy solution that has been developed to assist organisations create, deliver, and maintain a comprehensive suite of IT policies. This new service streamlines the engagement between the users and content, […]
May 24, 2021
In our March newsletter we discussed the Role of Policies and Procedures in the IT environment and stepped through the importance of clearly defining terms such as policy, procedure, standard etc. A common challenge, often encountered by organisations when drafting and reviewing a policy, is the use of wording that clearly reflects the policy’s intent and follows best practice. Words […]
February 02, 2021
Significant changes in working arrangements have occurred for many people during 2020, and as 2021 commences, further changes are very likely. In the last 10 months the COVID-19 pandemic drove an increased reliance on technology by organisations in order to ensure employees and customers could function through a very disruptive period. When announcing their most recent quarterly financial results Microsoft […]