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#60 What is ISO 27017
Today, Steve is back to discuss the new ISO 27017 (Information Security Controls for Cloud Services Standard), and why it is needed in addition to ISO 27001.
The current publication of ISO 27001 was released back in 2013 before cloud security was as big of a concern. Due to this, it does not adequately cover cloud security and hence the new standard ISO 27017 was released.
#59 What is ISO 27701?
Today, Steve is here to discuss ISO 27701 (Data Privacy), and why it’s so important to have so that you can prove you are GDPR compliant.
Since the new European Data Privacy Laws were introduced in May 2018 there have been over 150,000 personal data breaches within Europe, and the estimated total of GDPR fines total a little over 220 million euros.
#58 How to change Certification Body once you are certified
So this is for our ISO Show listeners that are already certified to ISO Standards, in some cases – not that often, some companies can get really fed up or frustrated with their certification body provider. Now on the whole, accredited CB’s are great – however over the last 14 years we’ve come across the good, the bad and the ugly too! In this episode we cover:
1) Why companies decide to change CB’s
2) Why switch?
3) How to switch
#57 5 mistakes to avoid during an ISO Assessment
Fail to prepare, then prepare to fail. If you don’t want to fail an assessment before you’ve even begun, be prepared.
I’m just going to take you through the top 5 mistakes companies make that can lead to stress and failure – now this isn’t a definitive list – there are of course many things that could go wrong, I’m just going to share with you my 5 favourite blunders that you can very easily avoid.
#56 BP Chargemaster's drive to continually improve with guest Richard Matheron
Today, Richard is here to discuss his experience with implementing ISO 9001 (Quality Management) and ISO 14001 (Environmental Management). These have been a fundamental component in his management of transitioning the company from an SME to an international organisation. Richard explains why these ISO’s are so necessary, and why it's so important that a company has someone who can focus on continuous improvement within their business.
#55 TriplePs and their success with ISO 27001 Information Security With guest Mark Frudd
This episode we are joined by Mark Frudd, Managing Director and Founder of Security and Software Development at company TriplePs. Mark’s here to tell us about the information security Standard ISO 27001. It’s brought his business countless benefits, allowed them to expand, and win government contracts. But it hasn’t been all easy sailing, the ISO has brought up some unique challenges for Mark to overcome.