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Managing Your Content For Compliance

Management of threats and compliance with regulations have not gone away over the last 9 months and many of our customers have asked us to help them with their digital information infrastructure, so I thought it might be useful to highlight 3 areas to consider. 

Our team of consultants, security specialists and application developers can help you identify and fix issues to reduce your risk and importantly, make your offering inclusive to everyone, so please get in touch if you need help. 

Check Online Content   

According to government figures at least 1 in 5 people in the UK have a long term illness, impairment or disability, and in these difficult times the need for web content to be more inclusive has never been greater.

A recent survey on behalf of the charity, Scope found that 9 out of 10 of England's biggest councils failed to meet the accessibility standard. Read more on the survey results HERE.

There is a wide range of recommendations for making content more accessible which is covered in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Following these guidelines will also often make your web content more usable to users in general, and in many organisations is a regulatory requirement. While potentially a daunting task we can help you test your website to check it complies and make recommendations in areas requiring improvement.

Read WCAG Guidelines >

Apply Governance and Assessment

Never Trust, Least Privilege Access, Always Verify: The Zero Trust approach to cybersecurity requires all users to continuously validate their security strength and right to access through authorisation and authentication. Many organisations are adopting a Zero Trust approach to enable secure remote working.

To apply Zero Trust principals within your organisation you may require multiple solutions and technologies such as multi-factor authentication, identity and access management and next-generation endpoint solution.

Continuous governance, regular risk and security assessments using Microsoft Secure Score will provide you with better visibility of your security strength, advising on your cloud security health.


Get Serious About Cyber Risk and Compliance   

As many of us ramp up our online offerings in reaction to the pandemic, it has never been more important to make sure that your apps are checked. Security mistakes are costly and damage reputations long term.  

How can you show your customers and prospects that their financial, personal and company data is safe in your hands?  Recent government figures reveal that breaches or attacks have been identified in almost a third of UK businesses in the last year, customer concerns about the security of their data has never been higher.  

We have a range of industry leading solutions and services which help protect your data, reduce cyber risks and ensure compliance. Our CREST certified team can run a range of tests on your online content and help you fix any issues.

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About the author

Stephen Dracup

Stephen is an experienced telecoms & IT professional with over 35 years industry experience. After graduating from the University of Manchester, Stephen started his career with Lister and Co PLC working for them for 12 years, rising to the position of Head of IT.

Stephen then set up Hoodpoint Communications, specialising in providing ICT, Data and Voice communications and business phone systems. The business was sold to Chess in 2005.

Stephen stayed on at Chess, rising to the role of Group Managing Director in 2012. He became Chief Operating Officer in 2020 and runs the operational teams day to day as well as Marketing and Commercial. He is also closely involved in Chess M&A activity.

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