Data Protection Archive

PCI DSS compliance demonstrates security for your customers, stakeholders and brand

Meeting the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) requirements involves drafting detailed data protection policies and documentation to ensure security for your customers, stakeholders and your brand. From policy to procedure to configuration standard, a significant proportion of …

The 5 most common reasons for implementing ISO 27001

If you’re considering implementing ISO 27001, the international standard for information security, you’ve probably heard experts like us talk about the benefits. However, it’s always best to find out what organisations with first-hand experience think, which is why we created …

How certified ISO 27001 training can help protect your organisation

Acquire industry-leading qualifications and practical skills to implement and audit an ISO 27001 information security management system (ISMS). Our team led the world’s first ISO 27001 certification project and we’ve helped more than 7,000 professionals with ISO 27001 training on …

Upcoming free EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) webinars

The GDPR has significantly reshaped the data protection landscape for organisations worldwide that collect and process EU residents’ personal data. The Regulation imposes fines of up to 4% of annual global turnover or €20 million (whichever is higher) for non-compliance, grants extended …

Facebook facing investigation and fine of up to $1.6 billion over data breach

On Tuesday, 25 September, Facebook discovered a major data breach that gave criminal hackers the ability to take over user accounts.   50 million Facebook users worldwide may be impacted by the breach, including about 5 million European accounts.  The Irish …