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Data Classification Comes of Age

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last week a California-based market research firm produced a listing of the top Cybersecurity firms in the world and guess what; they were virtually all American. It appears they use “World Series” rules, but encouragingly we made it in… Read More

Taking a Bite Out of ISO 27001

Reading Time: 2 minutes The compliance world is just getting its metaphorical teeth into the latest 2013 revision of ISO/IEC 27001 and chewing through the changes and updates to the 2005 fare. To us at Boldon James, the key ideas remain in relation… Read More

Data Classification and Governance, Risk and Compliance

Reading Time: 2 minutes I recently spoke at the London ISACA EuroCACS/ISRM conference and found it very refreshing that the majority of delegates from the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) community understand the value of Data Classification. The audience was a mix of… Read More

Putting a price on data loss – how much is your reputation worth?

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s one thing when stock prices tumble due to events beyond a company’s control, but it’s quite another when organisations lose value because of preventable situations like data breaches. Data breaches are an increasingly common threat and although the… Read More

What is information classification and how is it relevant to ISO 27001?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Information classification can be simply defined as the process of assigning an appropriate level of classification to an information asset to ensure it receives an adequate level of protection. Why is information classification relevant to ISO 27001? Information classification… Read More