Today marks the 30th anniversary of a life-changing innovation: the first international connection of the World Wide Web.
In the 1980s, Tim Berners-Lee—a British computer scientist—succeeded in sending documents via an information system that was accessible from any node on the network, thus creating the World Wide Web. And, while things have changed quite significantly in the past 30 years, without that first success, the world would be a very different place today.
The Web has had an enormous impact on communication, culture and business. Most of us rely on it to communicate, whether that is by email, instant message or video call. The Web has certainly enabled a global community, making it possible for everyone to stay connected no matter where they are in the world.
Along with the personal uses, the Web has impacted the way we do business. Whether that’s as an online store or because the storage of data has moved to an electronic format, processes have been improved; transactions that once took weeks now take just hours and business is a truly global place.
However, despite this modern way of doing business having many positive points, it also has remove many negatives – in the form of cybercrime. From hacking into a company’s networks to stealing data, to convincing an employee to transfer funds out of the company, organisations are becoming more and more vulnerable to increasingly sophisticated attacks. It’s therefore unsurprising that Berners-Lee is disappointed to see the darker uses of the Web – exploitation by people breaking the system and publication of fake news being just two examples.
This is where PGI comes in. Our experienced consultants bring current operational experience of government and commercial cybersecurity best practice and risks, allowing us to offer a full range of cybersecurity services. We are accredited to design and implement information management systems ranging from ISO27001 to Cyber Essentials, and our penetration testing and incident response services are approved by the UK Government and registered through the CREST scheme.
Talk to us today to see how we can improve your defences so you can do business safely: clientservices@pgitl.
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PGI’s Risk Portal tool provides daily intelligence feeds, country threat assessments and analytical insights, enabling clients to track, understand and navigate geopolitical threats.
The Risk Portal gives users up-to-date information and analysis on global affairs.
The Risk Portal allows users to visualise information in a unique and instantly understandable way. Mapping filters enable the visualisation of incidents by threat category, time period, perpetrator and target type.
Risk Portal users can upgrade their accounts to include the Report Builder and Country Profile Generator features. The Report Builder allows users to select information, data and images from the Risk Portal and create bespoke reports and emails.
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Making ongoing compliance easier for you and your business
GDPR is now in force. Make sure your business meets the necessary requirements, providing assurance for all of your customers and employees.
A full audit of your business to assess the level of your compliance against GDPR requirements.
Become GDPR compliant with minimal work. We will conduct an analysis, review, report and implement any necessary changes to your business.
We will conduct simple security assessments to help you understand and mitigate the potential risks to your business.
Get your business ready to face the cyber challenge.
We provide a full range of accredited, certified and bespoke services that assess the resilience of your cyber security posture.
PGI’s Qualified Security Assessors (QSA) will help you meet Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).
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Demonstrate your commitment to cyber security by achieving and maintaining accreditation for the globally-recognised information security standard.
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Understand the threats of phishing and malware to avoid being targeted.
Undertake our phishing vulnerability assessment to reduce your organisation’s risk of attack, by measuring the cyber awareness of your workforce.
PGI will conduct a tailored phishing campaign, using multiple methods, to identify realism and train employees where necessary to mitigate future attacks.
PGI monitor multiple metrics to identify the types of phishing, generate in-depth analytical reports and provide an informed decision to help improve your organisation’s level of security and awareness.
Prevent attacks, respond to breaches and protect your business.
Our bespoke range of cyber security services not only protect your critical assets but provide the education you need to keep your operations and data safe.
Implement this cost-effective cyber security measure launched by the government to prevent cyber-attacks, demonstrate information security commitment to your clients, and attract new business by being recognised as a secure organisation.
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The most effective way to identify how attackers target your organisation’s weaknesses is by evaluating your system, your network security, and reporting on any vulnerabilities that could have an impact on your business.
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If your business has experienced breaches, network compromises or operational disruption, our team of cyber security specialists can deploy quickly, and will begin the process of detecting and eliminating the threat efficiently.
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Data Breach Response & Recovery
We prevent attacks, respond to security breaches, and protect your business
Our team of specialists can deploy quickly and efficiently to begin the process of detecting, eliminating and preventing future threats of a breach.
A vital part of the response process is making a copy of your data for safe forensic analysis. We will work with you to preserve and use this evidence to discover the extent of an intrusion.
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We will identify and minimise the risks, as well as the possibility of future risks to your business.
Consistent interaction with your management team and recommendations on how to approach all outcomes that need attention.
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