Category: Cyber Security

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Cyber Security

Is My Hard Drive Encrypted?

Isn’t it surprising that given the existence of a universally adopted security specification, such a vulnerability makes its way through many disk varieties from different vendors? Here at Optimising IT, we break down the security issues related to hard drive encryption.

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Supply Chain Risk
Cyber Security

How to Reduce Supply Chain Risk

Optimising IT has carried out over 30 Information Security Reviews for suppliers to our customers this year. As a result, we have made previously unknown and unimagined risks visible to our customers. Our comprehensive Information Security Review highlights the risk areas and offers advice on reducing such risk, giving it real value.

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Supply Chain Cyber Security
Cyber Security

Is There a Weak Link in Your Supply Chain?

Cyber Essentials should be your minimum threshold for any supplier. Any supplier handling or processing card payments on your behalf should implement the appropriate level of PCI DSS. Our Cyber-security team is helping an increasing number of organisations, by providing independent supplier security reviews and ongoing supplier management using our proven framework.

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Security Standards
Client Consultancy

Are All Information Security Standards Equal?

Information security standards are good news for many reasons, not least of which I believe is their primary purpose – they offer assurance. The reason they offer assurance is that they have been drafted, reviewed and implemented by very competent, experienced and certified individuals and are recognised in the industry and public sector.

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GDPR fines for SMEs
Cyber Security

GDPR Fines for Small Businesses: Yes, You Should Be Worried

May 2018 saw the European Union adopt a new set of data protection laws called the General Data Protection Regulation — now ominously known as the GDPR. Since its inception, the UK government body responsible for cracking down on GDPR breaches, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), has been busy.

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