Tag: information security

News and information from the Advent IM team.

ISO/IEC 27002: 2022 – changes you need to know about.

From Advent IM Security Consultant, Leighton Hughes ISO/IEC 27001 is an international information security standard that assists organisations in managing their information security.  First published in 2005 (replacing ISO/IEC 17799) it was reviewed and updated in 2013. ISO 27001 details the requirements for organisations in establishing, implementing, and maintaining the continuous improvement of their Information […]

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Security requirements for MoD Suppliers

If you are a supplier to the Ministry of Defence you will be aware of the stringent security requirements that need to be in place to maintain your commercial relationship. Finding all the resources you need can be a challenge, whether that is for assurance (JSP440 or NIST) or audit or just finding the right […]

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Case Study: Data Protection Officer Requirement with Greater Manchester Police

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is the territorial police force in Manchester responsible for and providing a policing service to the people within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester in North West England. Given the scale of criminal activity and responsibilities the force has, there is a requirement to store, manage and process information that carries […]

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That phishing test…

You cannot fail to have noticed the coverage of a recent security awareness training event that has polarised opinions. (If you want to read about it in full, I will post a link at the end) Briefly, West Midlands trains, in a bid to very responsibly increase the security awareness of its employees,  tested their […]

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A Password methodology for #WorldPassword Day

  Today is a good day to talk about building a great password. Everyone knows we need solid passwords, it is a basic requirement. But one of the things I often hear from people is, ‘it’s all very well telling me to build a good password but what does good look like, and how exactly […]

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