Direct Life accredited with ISO 27001

Helping the organisation to manage their sensitive data

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'I would recommend that any business with a lot of data looks at this, if only to challenge whether their current levels of security are right for the risks in our market.’
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'I would recommend that any business with a lot of data looks at this, if only to challenge whether their current levels of security are right for the risks in our market.’

And how it helped them to conform to recent legislation, including GDPR and NIS regulations

Neil McCarthy, chief commercial officer at Direct Life & Pension Services, who offer protection services to financial advisers and consumers, explained: "When we first started looking at ISO 27001, my first reaction was that it's a certificate for IT procedures. It isn't, it's much, much more. ISO 27001 is an international standard that provides the specification for an Information Security Management System (ISMS)." So essentially, ISO 27001 helps organisations to manage their sensitive d...

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