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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...]

5 practical tips for planning ISO 27001 internal audits

Control A15.2 of ISO 27001 requires that, as part of an information security management system (ISMS), “managers within an organisation ensure that security policies are followed”. This sounds very sensible – but how do you know that managers are actually enforcing your ISMS security policies? The answer is regular ISMS internal audits, and it usually falls to the information security manager or … [Read more...]

ISO 27001 qualifications: Lead Auditor or Lead Implementer?

If you’re new to the international standard for information security management, ISO 27001, you might be finding it difficult to choose a training course that suits your needs. If you can’t decide between a lead auditor and a lead implementer course, the following information should help. First and foremost, it really is as obvious as it sounds: an implementer implements an ISMS (information … [Read more...]

Further your career with certified ISO 27001 training – now available in Ireland

Over the last quarter, professional job vacancies in Ireland have increased by 1.8%, according to a report by recruitment agency Morgan McKinley Ireland. The report also stated that there has been an 8.9% reduction in the number of professionals seeking new roles. Naturally, as demand continues to grow while supply dwindles, it becomes more challenging to hire skilled staff. As Morgan McKinley … [Read more...]