Could your organisation report a breach within the required 72 hours?

With data breaches on the rise and affecting Irish organisations of all sizes, it may be time you took the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) seriously and began to implement a compliance plan.  Could your organisation report a breach to the DPC (Data Protection Commissioner) within the required 72 hours?  Reporting a breach within 72 hours is not easy, which is why IT Governance … [Read more...]

Advance your career and book a place on one of our ISO 27001 training courses

Acquire industry-leading qualifications and the practical skills to implement and audit an ISO 27001 ISMS (information security management system) with the world’s leading provider of classroom and online ISO 27001 training.   Before an organisation can correctly align itself to ISO 27001, it needs to ensure it understands the Standard fully, as well as identify where it’s falling short of its … [Read more...]

Meet our team of experts at this year’s GDPR Summit

The GDPR Summit is taking place at Croke Park on November 6.    IT Governance Europe will be exhibiting as an industry leader to present our wide range of GDPR solutions, which can be tailored to combat the most complex information security, data protection, risk and compliance problems. One of the keynote talks on the day is being delivered by our very own Sharon O’Reilly alongside Peter … [Read more...]

Kick start your ISO 27001 project today

ISO 27001 is the international standard that describes best practice for an ISMS (information security management system). IT Governance offers a wide range of resources to support any ISO 27001 project.  ISO 27001 for beginners Information Security & ISO 27001: An introduction  Discover what ISO 27001 is, and how complying with the Standard can benefit your organisation. Download here … [Read more...]

3 ways you can mitigate the damage of a data breach

If 2018 has taught us anything, it’s that data breaches are a matter of when, not if. Industry experts have said this repeatedly – not because they want to sound ominous, but to remind organisations that they need to be prepared. Everyone is a potential victim, and sometimes you can have all the right defences in place and still be breached. But if you accept the inevitable, there’s a lot you can … [Read more...]

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 our ISO 27001 Global Survey.  We asked 128 professionals from around the world about their experience with ISO 27001 and … [Read more...]

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 ISMS implementations and audits. ISO 27001 training Anyone who wants to get the most out of ISO 27001 should enrol on a … [Read more...]

How ISO 27001 can help protect your organisation

Accredited certification to ISO/IEC 27001:2013 demonstrates to existing and potential customers that your organisation has defined and put in place best-practice information security processes. ISO 27001 is the only auditable international standard that defines the requirements of an ISMS (information security management system). An ISMS is a set of policies, procedures, processes and systems that … [Read more...]

Five ISO 27001 books you should read

As a professional embarking on your first journey implementing ISO 27001, you are probably hungry for knowledge and eager to make progress. While starting a new project may be exciting, it can also be daunting if you lack relevant experience and cannot rely on internal support and guidance. Many ISO 27001 practitioners attend ISO 27001 Lead Implementer courses to gain practical knowledge and … [Read more...]

Upcoming ISO 27001 and GDPR webinars. Register today!

ISO 27001   Assessing compliance: the ISO 27001 ISMS internal audit  28 September 2018, 2:00–3:15 pm (GMT)  Testing and assessing your information security measures is essential to ascertain whether the controls you have implemented are working effectively. Compliance with the international information security standard ISO 27001 requires continual monitoring and regular reviews of your ISMS … [Read more...]