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BSI expands cyber security and information resilience offer to US with AppSec Consulting acquisition

BSI has moved to acquire AppSec Consulting, the cyber security and information resilience (CSIR) company located in San Jose, California. The acquisition will see AppSec Consulting become a key part of BSI’s CSIR offer. The business will now operate under the name ‘AppSec...
Posted On 04 Apr 2019
The BSI's headquarters in Chiswick
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British Standards Institution named McAfee MPOWER Cloud Partner of the Year 2018

BSI’s Global Centre of Excellence for Cyber Security and Information Resilience has been bestowed with the McAfee MPOWER Cloud Partner of the Year Award 2018. The accolade was announced at the recent MPOWER Cyber Security Summit held in Rome. The award is presented to the company...
Posted On 03 Jan 2019
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BSI Survey: “One-in-six businesses presently unprepared for data breach episodes”

Research conducted by BSI, the business improvement company, has revealed that one-in-six European organisations are unprepared for a data breach. The research, which has been carried out by the Cyber Security and Information Resilience division of BSI for Cyber Security...
Posted On 17 Oct 2018
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BSI survey highlights “significant variations” in data security readiness within UK’s public sector

An in-depth survey conducted by the BSI’s Cyber Security and Information Resilience Centre of Excellence in conjunction with GovNewsDirect has unearthed a range of inconsistencies in terms of how prepared the UK’s public sector organisations really are for potential cyber...
Posted On 05 Sep 2018
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58% of businesses have “no defined process” for responding to Data Subject Access Requests

New research conducted by BSI, the business improvement company, has revealed that over half of European organisations have no fixed method in place for responding to Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs). The research, carried out by the Cyber Security and Information Resilience...
Posted On 24 May 2018
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“Only 5% of organisations claim to be ready for GDPR” discovers BSI research study

Research conducted by BSI has underlined the growing concern that European businesses are simply not ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Even though 97% of organisations admit that the implementation of the GDPR will affect their business, just 5% say they...
Posted On 04 May 2018
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First UK organisations certified to global data protection scheme by BSI ahead of GDPR deadline

BSI has launched a new certification scheme designed to help today’s organisations demonstrate that they’re proactively protecting data and managing personal information both securely and effectively. Exponential-e, Hitachi Consulting, iland and People’s...
Posted On 03 Apr 2018
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British Standards Institution launches ‘Cyber Security and Information Resilience’ business stream

The new business stream entitled ‘Cyber Security and Information Resilience’ represents a consolidation of Espion into the British Standards Institution’s (BSI) Professional Services operation, also demonstrating the BSI’s commitment to building a robust...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
The BSI's headquarters in Chiswick
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BSI reports highest-ever profits and revenue in prestigious organisation’s 114-year history

BSI, the business standards company, has announced its results for the year ending 31 December 2015. Growth of 15% maintains the BSI’s consecutive 16-year track record of annual increases in underlying revenue and takes total revenues to £331 million. New sales orders have...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016
Espion's Colman Morrissey (left) and Howard Kerr, CEO at the BSI
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BSI acquires Espion in move designed to boost global information security expertise

The British Standards Institution (BSI) has just announced the acquisition of Espion Ltd and Espion UK, experts at managing and securing corporate information and headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. The deal will see Espion become an operating subsidiary of BSI’s Professional...
Posted On 07 Apr 2016