Securious' expanding cyber security team

Demand for cyber security sees Devon-based Securious expand team by 71% - Lack of online payment card compliance puts region’s businesses at threat of attack

Securious, the region’s leading cyber security compliance specialist, has seen a dramatic twelve months of growth in which businesses in the South West have become increasingly aware of their vulnerability to cyber attacks. Despite this, Securious warns that commercial operations could be blind-sided by payment card fraud due to the incorrect implementation of 3rd party Payment Card solutions.

“We’ve seen a growth in attacks on websites with databases holding customer information and payment details,” says Pete Woodward, Director at Securious. “For us, this is one of the biggest...

Dealerweb receive ISO 27001 standard ahead of GDPR deadline

Authored by Dealerweb
Posted: Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:28am

Exeter-based automotive technology company, Dealerweb - the UK’s leading provider of enquiry management systems - has successfully achieved the ISO 27001 Information Security Management certification from the International Organization for Standardization.

ISO 27001 is the global benchmark specification for information security management. The independent certification demonstrates that Dealerweb follows best practice for the legal, physical and technical management of data, and meets internationally recognised protocols for information security and risk management processes....

Government’s minimum level of cyber security accreditation is yet to be achieved by bulk of South West’s large businesses

New research* from the region’s leading cyber security compliance specialist, Exeter-based Securious, has revealed that fewer than 5% of the region’s largest businesses have achieved Cyber Essentials, the minimum level of cyber security compliance set out by the Government.

Created to help businesses demonstrate that they have technical and organisational controls in place to defend against the most common and unsophisticated forms of cyber-attack, Cyber Essentials also helps businesses meet their GDPR requirements.

It enables businesses to demonstrate that they have...

GDPR And Data Security seminar

Event Date: 
28/02/2018 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel

A free one-day seminar, sponsored by Stephens Scown, where you will learn how to prepare your business for the imminent changes to data protection legislation and data security requirements.

Presentations include:

  • “Introduction to GDPR”
  • “Practical steps towards GDPR readiness”
  • “GDPR: Getting processes and people data ready”
  • “Communicating a data breach or cyber attack”
  • “A day in the life of a GDPR breach”:
  • “Hour zero: What to do?”
  • "Threat detection and recovery”
  • "Live data recovery
  • ...

Exeter declares war on cyber crime

Exeter businesses are being offered the chance to prepare themselves for the escalating war against cyber crime.

The City’s Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) will offer a series of free workshops and seminars on all aspects of cyber crime, from taking preventative steps to watching a live data recovery demonstration.

One whole day of events will be devoted to the implications of the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force in May. Delegates will learn how to prepare to be data compliant as well as manage their day to day data protection,...

GDPR Seminar

Event Date: 
05/12/2017 - 9:30am
Taurus, Exeter, EX2 7NR

Guest Speaker: Tom Chartres-Moore, IP and IT Solicitor at Stephens Scown

Is your data strategy compliant with the new GDPR regulations coming into force in May 2018?

Held at the newly expanded Taurus premises, this morning seminar will provide an all-round view of the GDPR legislation and how it will impact your business.

Guest speaker Tom Chartres-Moore will cover:

  • Dispelling GDPR myths - what it means on a day to day basis
  • GDPR for IT strategists - how GDPR affects IT
  • GDPR and HR issues - reducing the risk of human error
  • ...

GDPR Workshop, Primer for Business Managers

Event Date: 
02/03/2017 - 8:30am
The Exeter Science Park Centre, 6 Babbage Way, Exeter EX5 2FN

A short workshop for SME business managers, after which you will understand the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its commercial impact.

The GDPR represents a fundamental change in the market, and as any businessperson knows, change equals opportunity. So while we will look at the GDPR as a new compliance risk, we will also look at what market change the GDPR is trying to drive, how this impacts business and what opportunities it creates for those that see change as commercial opportunity.

Delegate Outcomes

Understand the principles of the GDPR...