December 2019 - URM
  • Changes in Cyber Essential Scheme | Updated you should not miss, cyber security, cyber essentials, cyber essentials plus, certification body, centificates, certifications, services, helping organisations, training

    Changes in Cyber Essentials Scheme

    As a certifying body (CB), URM has been assessed by APMG (accreditation body) to carry out Cyber Essentials evaluations and certify organisations which comply with the requirements of the scheme. It has recently been announced by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) that as from April 2020, that it will be partnering with just one […]

  • Compliance in Christmas, compliance, international standards, it governance, governance, risk management, business continuity, information security, infosec, infosecurity, iso27001, iso22301, disaster recovery, pcidss, payment card, payment security, breach, breach report, cyber security

    Compliance in Christmas

    With Christmas just around the corner, this is one of the busiest times of the year for many businesses, and particularly PCI DSS compliant organisations. It will be of no surprise to anyone that the number of card transactions being processed at this time of year increases dramatically.  With the increase in the volume of […]

  • Subject access requests (SARs) – The need for education and centralised processes, sar, sars, personal data, forms, gdpr, general data protection regulation, data protection , dp,

    Subject Access Requests (SARs) – The need for education and centralised processes

    Subject Access Requests (SARs) – The Need for Education and Centralised Processes In a previous blog, we looked at the importance of an organisation establishing a tried and tested subject access request (SAR) response process. Having a well-drilled team following a clearly defined process is all well and good but will be largely redundant if SARs […]

  • ISO 22301:2019 released: 5 key changes from 2012 version , iso, iso standards, iso standards, iso 22301, business continuity, disaster recovery, 22301 2019 new release, iso 22301 2019

    ISO 22301:2019 released: 5 key changes from 2012 version

    Following the publication of various draft versions of the Standard, BS EN ISO 22301:2019 was released last week. In this week’s Blog, URM provides you with its analysis of 5 key differences from the 2012 version of this International Standard for Business Continuity Management Systems. • The 2019 edition is significantly less detailed and prescriptive than […]