Are you considering Cyber Essentials Plus Certification?

Cyber Essentials

If you’re considering gaining formal certification to Cyber Essentials Plus (CE+)…good for you!  Complying with the security requirements of CE+ and then having this independently verified will ensure that you align with a solid foundation of cyber security best practice…and significantly reduce the likelihood of being the victim of a breach to your infrastructure and/or data. Appoint an IASME Cyber Essentials certification body The […]

Risk Crew – An IASME Cyber Essentials Certification Body

Cyber Essentials Certification Body

As a CREST certified testing company that has been a Cyber Essentials Certifying Body (CB) since the inception of the scheme in 2014, we are pleased to continue to be trusted CB under the IASME Consortium. Richard Hollis, the director of Risk Crew, said: “We are proud to be one of the few certifying bodies […]

Webinar: Achieving Cyber Essentials Plus

CE plus webinar

Join us for this webinar, hosted by our CE experts who will discuss the benefits of achieving Cyber Essentials Plus and provide 5 tips on how to attain this valuable cyber security certification. You’ll also get an in-depth insight into how to prepare for the audit process and manage timeframes from our CE certifying assessor. […]

More Data Protection Tips for the New Working Environment

WFH Data Protection Tips

As discussed in our previous blog post: 4 Working from Home Security Tips, many organization have changed the way they connect and communicate in their new working from home (WFH) environments. Therefore organisations must adjust data protection controls to account for changes that the pandemic has brought in our new working environments. The development of COVID-19 […]

Data Protection Due Diligence

Data Protection Due Diligence

In 2019, the ICO fined Marriott Hotels £99 million under the GDPR for not undertaking sufficient due diligence to secure its systems when it acquired Starwood Hotels Group. This resulted in 339 million unprotected guest records being exposed. Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner stated: “The GDPR makes it clear that organisations must be accountable for the […]

4 Working from Home Security Tips

4 Working from Home Security Tips

The Covid-19 pandemic made it imperative for organisations to conduct business remotely in order to stay competitive during the UK lockdown. Many have adjusted quickly, changing the way they deliver services, connect and communicate with employees in their new working from home (WFH) environment. HR policies may have been changed to allow for WFH but […]

Data Protection: What Constitutes ‘Evidence of Compliance?’

Data Protection Evidence of Compliance

Are you fully compliant to the GDPR and DPA 2018? Can you prove it? Want to learn more on how to ensure evidence of compliance? If so, please join us for our next webinar.   Register for the webinar: Data Protection: What Constitutes ‘Evidence of Compliance?’ DATE: Tuesday, 19 May 2020 TIME: 2 pm (GMT) – […]

Data Protection by Design and Default Explained

Data by Design and default

Previously known as ‘privacy by design’, “data protection by design and default” has always been part of the UK Data Protection Law. But the key change is with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now making it a legal requirement. The GDPR requires you to put in place appropriate technical and organisational measures to implement […]

4 Classic Social Engineering Attacks

Classic Social Engineering Attacks

Social engineering can be summed up as hacking the human. Simply put it is the action of leveraging human frailty – our reaction to urgency, to compliance with perceived figures of authority, to taking information at face value – and using it against us as a way of eliciting information or performing unauthorised actions. Social […]

Webinar: Data Protection by Design & Default

Do you understand the principle of Data Protection by Design & Default? Does your organisation adhere to this much over-looked data protection requirement? If not, you aren’t alone.   Register for the webinar: How to Implement Data Protection by Design & Default DATE: Thursday, 7 May 2020 TIME: 2 pm (GMT) – 45 minutes; plus 15 […]

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