The value of ISO 31000

2017-07-26

Risks affecting organisations can have consequences in terms of economic performance and professional reputation, as well as environmental, safety and societal outcomes. Managing risk effectively helps organisations to perform well in an environment full of uncertainty. That's why they turn to ISO 31000 to support themselves in this task!

Become a certified ISO 31000 Lead Risk Manager

This five-day course qualifies participants to develop the expertise and knowledge to support an organisation in implementing a risk management process and managing risk as specified in ISO 31000.

Participants will also gain a comprehensive understanding of the best practices used to appropriately manage risk, through all the principles of ISO 31000.

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Mexico's spyware scandal is a gift for organized crime

2017-07-25

Recent revelations about the government of Mexico's widespread use of spyware to monitor adversaries in the press and the human rights community represent a gift for organized crime.

The New York Times first reported in June that Mexican journalists, lawyers, human-rights activists and their families had been targeted by government-owned spyware, which would allow eavesdroppers to monitor virtually all aspects of their digital communications.

The computer program reportedly used deceptive and highly personalized messages to lure targets into activating the spyware. These include contaminated links purporting to deal with a visa issue, claims of proof that a spouse was having an affair, and warnings about a commando squad outside a target's house.

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New ISO standard on video fire detectors will help save lives

2017-07-21

Early detection of fire and smoke are essential to save lives, property and the environment. Modern technology such as video fire detectors, especially in some high-risk places like tunnels, oil and gas environments, or storage areas, enable a fast response to a potential fire.

A new ISO technical specification on video fire detectors helps ensure more efficient and reliable equipment.

ISO/TS 7240-29:2017, Fire detection and alarm systems - Part 29: Video fire detectors, specifies requirements, test methods and performance criteria for video fire detectors (VFD) operating in the visible spectrum, for use in fire detection and alarm systems installed in and around buildings.

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