Getting ISO27001 Certified – What’s Involved?


As the pre-eminent global information security management system standard, ISO27001 offers countless business benefits to businesses willing to engage with the standard, and even more to those willing to undertake accreditation.  So what does that involve? To help you understand what’s involved, this article aims to give a concise overview of the process and outlines […]

ISO27001 – What Is It, and How Could It Benefit Your Business?


Jointly published in 2005 by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC),  ISO27001 is an internationally recognised standard for establishing and maintaining a robust information security management system.  Having undergone several revisions since its inception, ISO27001 is the leading global information security management standard, with certification to the standard considered […]

What are the Top 7 Benefits of Penetration Testing?

In business, risk-benefit analyses act as the basis for many decisions. Whether it’s adopting a new way of working, bringing a new product to market or investing in a new piece of machinery, any major decision carries a degree of risk, and it’s important to be able to quantify and manage these risks. Penetration testing […]

What is Penetration Testing?

Penetration Testing

The simplest definition of a penetration test is: an exercise that aims to determine the efficacy of an IT system’s security measures by simulating a breach by an adversary. Penetration tests come in various forms, each designed to replicate an attack technique employed by cybercriminals. Tests can be used to stress-test individual systems or combined […]