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  • Delegate Perspective On URM Training Courses

    During 2016, Lee Cramp, Head of Information Security at Manchester Fire & Rescue Service attended three URM certification courses; information security, risk management and implementing ISO 27001. Find out why he chose URM as a training provider and what his views were on the training received, the trainers and the venues! For more details, download […]

  • PCI DSS and Gambling Commission RTS Case Study – The Woods Group

    URM’s latest case study involves The Woods Group Limited (WGL), a market-leading specialist which works with over 50 charities to help raise over £100 million in fundraising. As it processes a number of payment card transactions, a key standard which WGL needs to comply with is the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). […]

  • URM is accredited as a Cyber Essentials certification body by APMG

    URM is pleased to announce its appointment as a Cyber Essentials certification body by APMG, one of the UK Government approved accreditation bodies. The Cyber Essentials scheme is a cyber security standard, which identifies security controls that an organisation must have in place within its IT systems. Gaining certification provides confidence and reassurance that cyber […]

  • URM Awarded Gold Partner Status by BCS

    URM is delighted to announce that it has been awarded Gold Partner status, the highest level possible, as part of the BCS Partner Programme. The Programme has been established by BCS to bring together a network of industry specialists, who help set standards and best practice in the IT industry. Gaining Gold Partner status is […]

  • THE EU GDPR – 5 Myths Dispelled

    The adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by the European Council and Parliament last week (14 April 2016) will have wide ranging impacts. These will affect all organisations processing personal data and is a hot topic in the computer press and technology blogs around the globe. As the countdown begins to the two-year […]

  • New ISO 27001 Case Study – James Hay Partnership

    URM’s latest ISO 27001 case study involves James Hay Partnership (JHP), one of UK’s leading platform providers in the retirement and wealth planning market. Unusually, the business driver behind seeking certification was not in response to an explicit client request but a desire to build on existing controls and information security practices, through greater centralised […]

  • URM Launch GCHQ Certified ISO 27001 Implementation Course

    URM is launching a 3 day Certificate in Implementing ISO 27001 Course which is the first course of its kind to be certified under the GCHQ Certified Training (GCT) scheme. The Course is unique in that it has been developed by senior ISO 27001 practitioners and provides a comprehensive understanding and practical interpretation of the […]

  • URM awarded GCHQ-certification for ISO 27001 training course

    17th February 2016 Specialists in information security, risk management and business continuity; URM is the first training provider to gain GCHQ certification for an ISO 27001 training course. The certification was awarded by APMG International, GCHQ’s independent certification body responsible for ensuring training providers match GCHQ’s high standards. GCT (GCHQ Certified Training), formerly known as […]