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What to consider when selecting a Managed Security Service Provider

With GDPR coming in next year, organisations need to become more aware of what service providers are doing to protect themselves and in turn protecting you. When selecting a provider, you need to prepared to grill them to ensure you are confident the level of protection your stakeholders and clients would expect is being provided. …
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Is your organisation ready for GDPR? After 4 years of research and debate on April 14th, 2016 The EU Parliament finally approved the long awaited General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). On May 25th, 2018 GDPR will come into effect, at which time any organisation noncompliant will face heavy penalties and fines. What do you need to do? Governance and Accountability – …
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Mimecast Ltd certified to ISO 22301:2012 Business Continuity

Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, have achieved certification to ISO 22301:2012, the international standard for business continuity management systems by Certification Europe™. The ISO 22301 standard stipulates the requirements for a management system to protect against, reduce the likelihood of and ensure a business recovers from disruptive incidents. “Mimecast is committed to …
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Eastern Midlands Regional Waste Offices have been shortlisted in two categories in this year’s Green Awards.

The Eastern Midlands Regional Waste Offices (EMWRO) have been shortlisted in two categories in this year’s Green Awards. The EMWRO have been nominated for the Green Public Sector Organisation of the Year award and Sustainability Team of the Year. Two members of Certification Europe ‘s Environment and Inspectorate Division Declan Breen and Emma Cassin work with …
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Glan Agua Ltd & MEIC Ltd transition to new updates of ISO 9001 & ISO 14001: 2015

Glan Agua Ltd and MEIC Ltd make successful transition to new updates of ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 standards. Certification Europe is proud to announce Glan Agua Ltd and MEIC Ltd have successfully transitioned to the new ISO standards, ISO 9001:2015 (Quality) and ISO 14001:2015 (Environment) and were recertified to OHSAS 18001(Safety) standard. Michael Brophy, …
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The eagerly awaited ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety standard has now been pushed back to a November 2017 launch at the earliest. Earlier this year we reported that ISO 45001 failed to pass the first ballot of the ISO Project Committee. Not only did it not pass, it had over 3000 comments attached which needed …
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Apple’s first large-scale attack on App store

They were tricked! A group of hackers created a counterfeit version of the software used to build apps for Apple’s app store. This software was then downloaded by developers in China who were duped into thinking that it was genuine. The malicious code allowed the hackers to collect user data from apps created/updated using the software. …
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Data Centers – So cold right now

Scandinavia is known for it’s majestic landscape, folklore and culture. As well as this it is renowned for it’s wealth and high standards of living expected by their citizens. Oh yeah, it is also very, very cold. Earlier this year, Facebook opened a new data center in Lulea, Sweden. Situated on the edge of the Arctic circle, …
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Solar Skyscrapers

New Solar window technology could revolutionize how we generate solar power. 2015 is the year of Energy efficiency. Homes, businesses and governments are turning their attention to the state of the planet and understanding the need to use clean renewable power. As a result of this, people and businesses are finding new advances to these …
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Uber to quell data security worries by boosting it’s staff

As one of the fastest growing private, venture backed company in the world, security was always going to be hot topic. Uber is a ride-share based transport company where users “hail” a ride using the app on their smart phone. This then prompts a near-by driver to take the fare. The purpose of this and …
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