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A Day in the life of an ISO 27001 Internal Auditor Consultant

A Day in the life of an ISO 27001 Internal Auditor Consultant The inspiration for writing this blog comes from people who are interested in knowing what I do on a daily basis. This is based on my own experiences and it should be noted that other consultants may have a different typical day. Today I start with a typical day of ISO 27001 Internal Audit. What is an Internal Auditor (IA)? An internal auditor…
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July 1, 2019 2

A day in the life of a Penetration Tester

A day in the life of a Penetration Tester I am a Security Consultant for Intex IT, as a Consultant I conduct ISO 27001 internal audits, Penetration Testing, assess organisations for Cyber Essentials Certification and of course Cyber Security Training. Arrival at Client site: On a typical day, I visit our client site, as previously arranged,  I arrive at 9.00am;  I enter the reception area and ask to see the IT Manager, once my  appointment…
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November 6, 2018 0

How to get Cyber Essentials Certification

How to get Cyber Essentials Certification I get calls from clients asking we need to to be certified for Cyber Essentials. We need it to bid for tenders. So I ask them what tenders? They mostly reply government tenders. I say ok that’s a start. Why not look at it from the perspective that we want to be Cyber Secure. We want to protect our infrastructure and reduce the risk and impact of a Cyber…
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August 20, 2018 0

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) What it’s all about? The countdown has begun here a brief overview. The new GDPR is meant to protect all EU citizens  their privacy and data.  The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25th May 2018. In the data driven world that organisations operate this has been a crucial change superseding the UK Data Protection Act 1998. The major changes are how they affect organisations and their operations. When…
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August 20, 2018 0