ITS achieves ISO/IEC 27001 certification

Certification demonstrates commitment to information security and controls, thus minimising risk of customer data loss

Nationwide managed IT services provider IT Specialists (ITS) has obtained the ISO/IEC 27001 certification for information security management, demonstrating that its framework of policies and procedures for information risk management adhere to the worldwide standards developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). The certification was awarded following an external audit by BSI Group.

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Don’t get hooked by phishing scams

Imagine one of your customer service representatives takes a call from somebody claiming to be the CEO of an important client. The caller is looking for detailed information about their account with you, but they don’t have a lot of time and insist that your customer service representative ignore account verification procedures.

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True information security is a culture, not a department

With the General Data Protection Regulation just months away, information security has been a hot topic. There’s talk of appointing data protection officers, implementing security by design, strengthening the information security or IT department, etc. All of these steps are critical. However, true information security is not found in a single technology, person or department. True information security is about more than IT. It’s a culture.

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