You have decided you need ISO27001 certification – what happens now?

ISO27001 is the international standard for Information Security, and there are several reasons for deciding that certification is a business requirement. For some companies, it becomes a requirement to get shortlisted for new work. For others, it can be a way for management to ensure good security practices are in places as they grow or… Read More

Why keeping information secure is much more than an IT issue

When I ask business owners what they are doing to keep their business information secure, the vast majority say it is an IT issue and I should talk to their IT team or the company used to maintain their IT systems. But what about dealing with risks from your staff, lack of adequate physical security or keeping… Read More

Multi-factor authentication needs to be easier to use

In the past few weeks, I have set up various online accounts and services. I want to make them as secure as possible so have enabled multi-factor authentication. Doing this has been a torturous process. For something so fundamental to security, I was expecting easy access to the option to select the method I want… Read More

Windows 10, is WiFi Sense sensible?

Windows 10 will be here in less than a month. The WiFi Sense feature, copied from Windows Phones, may be a security issue that allows unauthorized people access to some WiFi networks. The Register has a good article on why it seems like a good idea, and the implications. Betanews goes into more detail, and how to protect… Read More