MBS Receives Accreditation for Information Security

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Solitaire Consulting’s partner, MBS has received the ISO 27001 accreditation for information security.  ISO 27001 is the international standard that lays out the specifications for implementing an information security management system (ISMS).  It is relevant for all businesses and addresses the security of information held by an organization in whatever form it is held.  It […]

Managing the Collaboration Dilemma

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Using document collaboration tools and secure web portals to enable collaboration without compromising security. All businesses need to be able to collaborate effectively with employees, clients and their supply chain. There is nothing new here, this has always been the case. However, in today’s interconnected world this collaboration needs to be electronic, over the internet […]

What is a ‘data breach’?

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A data breach doesn’t need to be a big headline grabbing event (think of some of the high profile breaches by the likes of Equifax, TalkTalk or Wonga) to do your organisation serious harm. In this blog I am going to cover what constitutes a data breach and what can you do to avoid them. […]

Why Cyber Security Training is Essential for Your Employees

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This is a guest post by Caroline Black. Caroline is a cyber security specialist and technology blogger. Heavily invested in risk prevention and damage control, much of her time goes into educating other tech users and staying up to date on the latest threats. Security begins from the ground up. No matter how aware leadership is […]

Training staff to spot the signs of phishing attacks – by Daryl Flack, BLOCKPHISH

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Creating awareness among employees about the damage a successful phishing attack can cause, is the key to an organisation’s cyber resilience.  This article is by Daryl Flack, Co-Founder and CIO of BLOCKPHISH. BLOCKPHISH are specialists in cyber security and partners of Solitaire Consulting. Phishing emails remain a primary weapon of the cyber-attacker, whose techniques are […]