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IT Governance helps Tribal Group to achieve ISO27001-compliance in just eight months


Ely, England, 24 July 2012IT Governance Ltd, have today reported that their client Tribal Group has successfully achieved ISO27001 certification in just eight months. Tribal Group’s success is yet another testimony to IT Governance’s ISO27001 consultancy service which has delivered excellent results within most challenging timescales given such a comprehensive scope, encompassing several sites.

Steve Watkins, Director – Training and Consultancy at IT Governance, commented, ‘Tribal were a great client to work with. They showed real commitment to the project from the very beginning and we are delighted at the result.’

Watkins continues, ‘I am certain that Tribal’s ISO27001-compliant information security management system will support the delivery of their leading education learning and training services and enhance their reputation as a trusted service provider. There is no doubt that they will soon be reaping the business benefits from gaining ISO27001 certification.’

Mike Fegan, Director of Projects (Services) at Tribal, commented, ‘One of the benefits of working with expert consultants from IT Governance Ltd was the speed with which we were able to organise our efforts based around their in-depth knowledge of the standard. This streamlined the process in terms of time spent attending meetings and telephone conferences, and exchanging lengthy and detailed emails.’

Embarking on an ISO27001 certification journey is a challenging task, especially for a large organisation like Tribal. Thanks to their flexible, business-oriented ISO27001 consultancy service, IT Governance was able to meet Tribal’s specific requirements.

Kathryn Harris, Project Manager at Tribal added, ‘IT Governance was able to guide our implementation team from the initial phases; from  suitably informed management support, to scoping, planning, communication, risk assessment, control selection, documentation, and testing … right up to the external audit by our chosen certification body, Bureau Veritas, leading to certification. Each step required us to understand what was being asked of us, and IT Governance consultants were there to ensure that we were ready.’

IT Governance offers an integrated professional services approach to standards adoption, project development and compliance. The UK-based company provides consultancy advice, coaching and mentoring, knowledge transfer, training programmes and an extensive range of documentation toolkits, software, e-learning and self-help publications designed to speed up compliance projects.

Organisations interested in gaining ISO27001 certification can find out more by telephoning + 44 845 070 1750 or e-mailing servicecentre@itgovernance.co.uk.

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