Archive for 2014

Seamless quality processes with Sapphire

Specialist clothing group MWUK Limited recently achieved certification to ISO 27001– the international standard for developing and maintaining an Information Security Management System (ISMS).

MWUK were motivated by a desire to improve their internal quality systems and security. This coupled with a growing demand from prospective customers for ISO 27001 certification …

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Rekoop makes good time to achieve new security standard

Time capture specialist Rekoop has become one of the first organisations in the country to achieve certification to the quality standard, ISO 27001:2013.

ISO 27001:2013 is the revised version of ISO 27001:2005, the international standard on establishing, operating and maintaining an Information Security Management System (ISMS).

The revision has seen much more …

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File Transfer in the Cloud: As Safe as On-Premises

Published on Oct 27th by Thru. View original blog post.

Author: Blake Pritchard – Thru.

Can managed file transfer (MFT) in the Cloud be as secure as on-premises?

Stories of data breaches along with so many mixed opinions of Cloud often make onsite installations sound like the better choice since data is fenced-in behind corporate …

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Shellshock, No Shock…

As the detection of Shellshock has hit the press, Sapphire’s helpdesk has been approached by a number of organisations asking for advice on how to best secure their estate. So, we thought that we would share advice on how to protect your organisation.

Do not panic: there is a lot of …

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Sapphire – we’re not Shellshocked!

Author: Ross Paterson, Security Consultant, Sapphire

On Wednesday of this week Shellshock was released into the wild as CVE-2014-6271 ( Shellshock is a (not so) new bug which can be used to exploit bash shells. It has actually been in existence for the better part of 25 years affecting versions of …

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The Scoop on Shellshock

Published on Sept 26th at Trusted Blog

Author: Dan Kaplan, Online Content Manager – Trustwave

If you’re an IT professional, chances are you were rudely awoken this week to a critical vulnerability-called “Shellshock”-that is present in the bash shell, the default command-line interpreter for Unix-based systems such as Linux and Mac OS …

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