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Learn how to implement and maintain an ISO 27001-compliant ISMS with IT Governance

ISO 27001 is one of the most popular cyber security standards in the world, with the number of organisations achieving certification growing by more than 450% in the past 10 years. The Standard outlines best practice for an ISMS (information security management system). Achieving accredited ISO 27001 certification demonstrates that your organisation is … [Read more...]

What is an information security policy?

An information security policy is a set of instructions that an organisation gives its staff to help them prevent data breaches. Employees are involved in many of the most common causes of security incidents, whether directly (such as accidental breaches) or indirectly (such as phishing scams), so thorough guidelines are essential. How do you create information security policies? Your … [Read more...]

What is an ISO 27001 risk assessment and how should you report on it?

An ISO 27001 risk assessment helps organisations identify, analyse and evaluate weaknesses in their information security processes. It’s a core part of ISO 27001 compliance, informing organisations’ decisions regarding the risks that must be addressed and how they should be tackled. Getting the risk assessment process right is obviously important, but you must remember that it’s only the first … [Read more...]

Further your career with certified ISO 27001 training

At IT Governance Europe, we believe that an ISO 27001 qualification is something that every cyber security professional should have. As such, we’ve made our ISO 27001 courses available in classrooms, online and in-house. These courses have been designed to teach attendees the skills required to plan, implement, maintain and audit a best-practice information security management system (ISMS) in … [Read more...]

ISO 27001 Webinar – How to implement an ISMS

ISO/IEC 27001 certification demonstrates to existing and potential customers that an organisation has identified and implemented 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 information security management system (ISMS) is a set of policies, procedures and … [Read more...]

ISO 27001 Webinar – How to overcome you data security compliance challenges

ISO 27001 certification demonstrates to existing and potential customers that an 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 and systems that manage information risks, such as … [Read more...]

Upcoming webinar – How to overcome your data security compliance challenges

Increasingly stringent data security laws and regulations both in Ireland and throughout Europe, combined with a rapidly evolving cyber threat, call for stronger, smarter and more robust data security solutions. To help organisations navigate this ever-changing landscape, IT Governance Europe is delighted to launch a new ISO 27001 webinar series delivered by Sharon O’Reilly, a highly experienced … [Read more...]

Free download: Find out how ISO 27001 can help you comply with the GDPR

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in effect for a month now, and states that organisations must adopt appropriate policies, procedures and processes to protect the personal data they hold. Noncompliance can result in fines of up to €20 million or 4% of an organisation’s global annual turnover. Fortunately, ISO 27001, the international standard that describes best practice … [Read more...]

5 ways to become a successful distance learning student

Distance learning has opened doors for people who want to gain new skills but for whatever reason are unable to take traditional, classroom-based courses. However, we understand that the idea of studying by yourself can seem like a daunting, and perhaps even an isolating, experience. But there’s much less to fear than you might think. There are a lot of similarities to classroom-based learning – … [Read more...]

Cyber security career guide for IT professionals

With the cyber security sector growing rapidly, career opportunities for IT professionals are increasing.  Employers are competing for skilled cyber security professionals, which is driving up salaries for people with requisite skills and qualifications. According to Morgan McKinley’s 2018 Ireland Salary Guide, individuals with in-demand skills, including cyber security IT experts, chief security … [Read more...]