Even though GDPR is right around the corner, it makes a lot of sense - practically and financially - to maintain your traditional information security measures, because compliance with the Data Protection Regulation both can and should build upon your existing security measures.
Our most recent blog post dealt with The three golden rules of a business continuity plan. This time, we continue in the world of business continuity planning and take a closer look at scenarios and strategies.
"How long should a business continuity plan be?" This is a question we often hear from our customers. My answer usually is: "As short as possible!" The truth is that the perfect business continuity plan (if such a thing exists) should be three - sometimes contradictory - things at once:
a personal data security breach
Neupart's new white paper, GDPR - Handling Personal Data Security Breaches in Three Phases, considers the formal requirements for handling a personal data security breach in accordance with GDPR and sets out guidelines for the preparation and anchoring of appropriate contingency measures.
We've produced this video to help you communicate the main components of an Information Security Management System (ISMS), as described in ISO 27001. You may need this information when talking to your company's management team, and getting onboard in securing your business.
Watch the video explaining what ISMS and ISO27001 are.
These four facts about ISO 27001 and an ISMS are vital in your work as someone who deals with information security, risks, or IT in general. Understanding the fundamentals and getting started the right way is the biggest step of them all.
The four facts about ISO27001 are:
- ISO27001 is an international standard about how to manage your information security
- You must know your risks!
- You need an Information Security Policy
- It is a process, not a project!
At Neupart, we are experts in information security (ISO 27001/-2) and GDPR, and our ISMS called neupartOne is an intuitive cloud-based platform where you can handle everything you need in regards to both ISO27001/-2 and GDPR.
Get deeper into information security, GDPR, and our ISMS either by browsing our knowledge base or visiting the main ISMS page here.
It is not just a huge help for general management when company risk assessments are based on concrete business goals. Business-based risk assessments also help information security managers to prioritize what scarce resources they have.
Information security requires management support – here's how to get it
It is gradually becoming more and more necessary to actively secure management support for any new business initiatives – not least when it comes to information security. The support of decision makers is absolutely essential for the successful operation and development of a compliance programme. But how can we go about getting this support? Neupart CEO cuts through the rhetoric and offers up five pieces of advice to those responsible for information security.
New compliance planning tool gives information security managers an automatic plan
There used to be many unknown factors for information security managers to take into account when implementing and maintaining a security standard. That is no longer the case. A new planning tool from Neupart, neupartOne, creates a well-arranged plan for the compliance work and automatically combines all the tasks in a single annual plan.
Five great tips for security officers with sole responsibility for information security
All alone in the world. This is a feeling that many security officers with sole responsibility for information security can recognise as they are faced with more and more requirements for their compliance programme, without any extra resources to help them carry out their tasks. But never fear, for the managing director of Neupart is here to the rescue with five great tips to increase efficiency and help management to better understand information security.
ISMS performance monitoring allows security officers to document specific business value while also enhancing the level of security within the organisation. A Neupart white paper provides inspiration on how to select, define and monitor effects in an ISMS solution.