Abbey scores distinction despite lockdown

A Maryport apprentice has achieved a Distinction despite going into lockdown only a week into her apprenticeship. Abbey Wright, 20, began work at Indelible Data in March 2020 just as the Coronavirus pandemic hit the UK forcing all staff to stay at home. Despite the difficulties of working from home away from her mentor, she …

Companies urged to be vigilant as tensions between Russia and the Ukraine bring cyber threat

By Jason McNicholas, Lead Cyber Technician and Tony Wilson, Managing Director Indelible Data is urging companies to be vigilant in light of rising tensions between Russia and the Ukraine. As history has shown from previous attacks on the Ukraine, third party collateral damage to UK companies is inevitable. Indelible Data therefore recommends companies of any …

Bringing new meaning to ‘Giving staff the axe!’

WITH staff outings a rarity during the pandemic, Indelible Data staff wanted to get it right when deciding our latest team building adventure – so we went axe throwing! It was Office Manager Georgia Routledge’s idea and while a little stunned when she first suggested it, the team decided to give it a go. Georgia …

New Cyber apprentices join Indelible Data

By Anna Wilson Their paths to a future career in cyber security began aged just 10 for two new Maryport apprentices after their dads brought broken computers home for them to fix. Tom Boughton, 20, and Aidan Collins, 18, travelled a remarkably similar path to winning a Cyber Security apprenticeship with Indelible Data. They faced …

Capture the Flag paintball-style

HIGH octane, competitive fun in the blistering Cumbrian heat was just what the team needed to reset to a new norm. Team Indelible Data entered the Raw War forest to capture a physical instead of a virtual flag for a change, while toting paintball guns. With temperatures reaching 27 degrees C, wearing masks and overalls, …

Tips on getting documentation right for ISO 27001 certification

By Hannah Kelly Cyber Security Technologist When aiming to achieve your ISO 27001 certification, it is important to know what common pitfalls you can fall prey to, so you can effectively avoid them. There are some commonplace “hiccups” that could lead to unnecessary delays in your certification. Below, are three areas look out for:  Ensure any documentation is recorded …

Cyber Essentials certification

Cyber Essentials Certification Body exceeds 2500 certificates

Indelible Data has issued 2500 Cyber Essentials certificates since the launch of the government scheme, establishing it as one of the most successful Cyber Essentials Certification Bodies in the UK. Demand for certification has not slowed during lockdown, suggesting companies are prioritising cyber security even during the pandemic. Indelible Data’s Managing Director Tony Wilson said: …

COVID 19 Test and Trace ‘breaking’ privacy law

By Euan Henderson Cyber security apprentice The Department of Health has confirmed its Test and Trace initiative to combat COVID 19 was launched without an assessment of the impact on Privacy being carried out. The Open Rights Group (ORG) claims this means the initiative, launched in May, is unlawful. The Government has defended the scheme …