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What Does Carbon Neutrality Mean for Information Security at UKFast?

22.10.2010 by The Brigadier

Good 'green' practices and robust information security are doctrines that most consider to be polar opposites in social philosophies. Talk of 'green practices' and 'carbon neutrality' conjures up images of reduced product quality and ill-conceived environmental controls in order to utilise green resources or save on non-re-usable materials. This is not an image you want associated with your information security practices and regimen. UKFast's carbon neutrality however, is derived from the accurate 'foot printing' of our carbon emissions in tonnes of CO2e (Equivalent Green House Gas Emissions) in the process of providing our managed hosting services.  Of interest is the…

The ISO27000 Standards – What’s it all About?

18.3.2010 by Jenn Granger

Before embarking on ISO27000 let’s start with what ISO standards are all about. Born of the Second World War and the ‘Space Race’ ISO standards were conceived to ensure conformity and a minimum standard for products and services – products…

Approach Information Security Like Leading a Group up a Mountain

15.3.2010 by Mother Superior

At UKFast we are firm believers that putting yourself out of your ‘comfort zone’ is essential to team and personal development. We are a company peopled by innovative, dynamic and passionate individuals who are constantly looking for challenges. For several…

What is Information Security?

13.3.2010 by Jenn Granger

Information security means protecting information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification or destruction. Information security is concerned with ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data regardless of the form the data may take: electronic, print,…