Cybersecurity or information technology security (IT security) is the protection of computer systems and networks from the theft of or damage to an organisations hardware, software, or electronic data, as well as from the disruption or misdirection of the services they provide.
The field is becoming more significant due to the increased reliance on computer systems, the Internet and wireless network standards such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, and due to the growth of "smart" devices, including smartphones, televisions, and the various devices that constitute the "Internet of things". Owing to its complexity, both in terms of politics and technology, cybersecurity is also one of the major challenges in the contemporary world.
Serious financial damage has been caused by security breaches, but because there is no standard model for estimating the cost of an incident, the only data available is that which is made public by the organisations involved. Several computer security consulting firms produce estimates of total worldwide losses attributable to virus and worm attacks and to hostile digital acts in general. The 2003 loss estimates by these firms range from $13 billion (worms and viruses only) to $226 billion (for all forms of covert attacks). The reliability of these estimates is often challenged; the underlying methodology is basically anecdotal.
Security breaches continue to cost businesses billions of dollars but a survey revealed that 66% of security staffs do not believe senior management make cyber precautions a strategic priority.
A Health and Safety Management System ensures an organisation complies with the occupational Laws and Legislation. It provides guidelines for implementing programs that will reduce workplace hazards, protect lives and promote employee health and wellbeing.
Security Management is the identification of an organisation's assets (people, buildings, machines, systems and information assets), followed by the development and implementation of policies and procedures that detail effective control measures.
An Environmental Management System is a framework that assists an organisation in achieving its environmental goals through consistent review, evaluation, and improvement of its environmental performance while minimising the risk of non-compliance.
Risk Management is the identification, evaluation, and prioritisation of risks or vulnerabilities followed by coordinated and economical application of resources that minimise, monitor, and control the probability or impact of unfortunate events or to maximise the realisation of potential opportunities.
Crisis Management is the process of preparing for and managing any disruptive or unexpected emergency situation that affects an organisation, its stakeholder, employees, customers or revenue. The process is designed to prevent or lessen the damage that can be inflicted on the business.
Business Continuity & Resilience Management is the process of creating systems of prevention and recovery to deal with potential threats and vulnerabilities to an organisation. An organisation's resistance to failure is "the ability to withstand changes within any environment and continue to function".
Cyber security is the practice of defending computers, servers, mobile devices, electronic systems, networks, and data from malicious attacks. It's also known as information technology security or electronic information security.
Compliance and conformance audits gauge effectiveness and identify weaknesses inline with International Standards or in preperation for Certification. Audits include Internal, Contractor / Supplier & Certification.
Risk assessment during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic requires businesses to identify what work activities or situations might cause transmission of the virus. To find out how your business maybe impacted please get in touch.
We deliver bespoke front-end and back-end solutions for our customers and clients, whether a small company or a large multinational corporation, we design, develop and implement quality desktop applications, web applications, and applications for mobile devices that fit your needs and stand the test of time.
Compliance and risk are always a challenge. Ensuring a balance is maintained is more important and ever with overlapping regulatory regimes extending their reach across multiple sectors.