From October 2017 onwards, the Forensic Science Regulator’s (FSR) Code of Practice stipulates that all providers of Digital Forensic services to the criminal justice system must be accredited to ISO-17025. The position that the FSR has establish has been delayed several times already – the deadline was moved due to the scale of the challenge facing law enforcement agencies in particular. The same challenge faced private sector organisations as well.
On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be replacing the existing Data Protection Act 1998. Businesses have until then to become compliant as from that date it will apply automatically – GDPR is a Regulation, not a directive, therefore it must be implemented. This guide sets out to assist businesses in understanding and becoming compliant to GDPR in time for the deadline. The guide covers the following:
IntaForensics are delighted to add the brand new, globally recognised, CompTIA CSA+ course to their suite of accredited training, delivered from our state of the art training centre, based at Stafford.
IntaForensics and the Chartered Quality Institute are partnering together to bring you an event on Cyber Security. Join us both at the Derby Conference Centre on September 19th 2017, to get to grips with Cyber Security and how to protect yourself from the threat of cyber attackers!
“The right cyber security advice is out there; it’s up to companies to listen to it” – Damian Walton, Director of Professional Services, IntaForensics
“I suspect that the vast majority of technology users must be at saturation point with the daily barrage of news and media articles regarding the unceasing tirade of cyber attacks being perpetrated against high street names and current celebrities. The perception may be that the threat is interesting, even worrying. Most people leave it there, and never take any concrete steps to reduce or manage the risks. For consumers that is their personal choice.
The purpose of this document is to provide information and guidance that will assist with the initial accreditation process, and also highlight requirements for the maintenance of accreditation and future extensions to scope. This guide aims to describe each stage of the accreditation process from initial preparation, including the production of quality documentation, the application process and assessment visits, through to understanding key requirements of the standard, achieving the grant of accreditation and maintaining that status for the full term of the certificate of accreditation.