Category: Cyber Security

Assure Technical Launch new e-commerce website

We are delighted to announce that we have just launched the new Assure Technical website, assuretechnical.com  Not only does it provide a fresh design and improved customer experience, but also offers our customers new features such as the ability to download our useful guides, and the ability to purchase products online. Marketing Director, Vicki Rucinski… Read more »

How to demonstrate you’re ready for GDPR

Ask yourself these 12 Key questions to develop a business specific data management plan that will help your organisation get GDPR ready:    Obligations. Do I understand my organisation’s privacy obligations, risks and is our data compliance strategy fit for purpose?   Impact. Do I understand how GDPR impacts my organisation? Are Data Processors (DPs) fully educated… Read more »

GDPR Guide for small businesses

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) aims to bring consistency to European-wide data protection laws and safe-guard consumer data in this age of constant connectivity and social media. This new legislation is focused on giving consumers more control over their data and increasing the accountability of organisations.   Non-compliance is not an option No matter… Read more »

10 Key GDPR FAQs

Businesses of all sizes need to understand and prepare for the GDPR. To help we provide answers to some of the most frequently asked questions:   Who does the GDPR apply to?  ‘Date Controllers’ and ‘Data Processors’ need to abide by the GDPR if they manage the data of EU citizens. What about Brexit?  The… Read more »

Record number of IASME Cyber Essentials Cyber Liability Insurance Policies issued

In our capacity as an IASME Cyber Essentials Certification Body, Assure Technical customers who successfully achieve accreditation, are automatically provided complimentary Cyber Liability Insurance (terms apply). For the first time in a rolling 12-month period, over 1000 SME customers were certified with IASME Cyber Essentials and it’s associated cyber insurance. Since the Cyber Essentials scheme began… Read more »

Cyber Accreditation for Charities Campaign

In May this year, the WannaCry ransomware dominated global headlines bringing the reality of cyber-crime to the attention of Boardrooms on an unprecedented scale. With extensive data, including the Crime Survey for England and Wales, showing an upward trend in cyber-crime, it is highly unlikely that WannaCry will be the last cyber-crime headlines we’ll see…. Read more »

Ransomware: Are you protected?

Friday’s global ransomware cyber attack rapidly affected hundreds of thousands of organisations and individuals across 150 countries. Victims, including the NHS, were locked out of their computers and ordered to pay a ransom in order to regain access the files. The downtime caused by this attack has lead to inhibited operations, lost revenue and damaged reputations…. Read more »

Assure Technical becomes an IASME Governance Certification Body

We are delighted to announce that Assure Technical recently became an IASME (Information Assurance for Small and Medium Enterprises) Governance Certification Body and will be offering this service in addition to our existing comprehensive cyber security services. The IASME  Governance standard offers an affordable and achievable alternative to the ISO:27001 standard for small to medium… Read more »

Assure Technical Exhibiting at Malvern Festival of Innovation 2014

We are delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Malvern Festival of Innovation 2014. The Festival of Innovation takes place annually in Great Malvern, at the foot of the Malvern Hills. The event showcases the local area’s pedigree and innovation in Cyber Security and Engineering & Manufacturing. For more information visit http://www.festival-innovation.com… Read more »