2014-02-25 17:37:48 - The popular Advent IM HMG Accreditation Concepts course now comes with its own accreditation from The Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP)
Having been run regularly for many years, this well-respected course is designed to help Public Sector delegates understand the HMG accreditation process and how to identify, assess and treat risks appropriately following the guidance in IAS Standards 1&2; its associated supplement and GPG47. It is regularly reviewed and updated by the expert team of trainers at Advent IM to make sure it always offers the most up-to-date, complete and relevant training for delegates.
Advent IM Operations Director, Julia McCarron said, “We are very pleased that this important course is now IISP accredited. Recognition of the quality of our course from an important Information Security body such as IISP is confirmation of the value this training offers to Public Sector bodies.
Our aim is to position public bodies for very best practice in Information Security. This course is a key part of that aim and the IISP accreditation provides continued recognition of the course as a useful and practical aid to best practice”.
A spokesperson for IISP said, “We are delighted to accredit this training course. The IISP recognises the importance of the HMG accreditation process and, the need to fully understand risks and how to manage them.”
Details of the course can be found in the IISP Training catalogue and also on the Advent IM website www.advent-im.co.uk/training_hmg.aspx
Issued: 25.02.14 Ends Ref: HMG/IISP/1/Advent
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About Advent IM
Advent IM is an independent specialist consultancy, focusing on holistic security management solutions for information, people and physical assets, across both the public and private sectors. Established in 2002, Advent IM is a centre of excellence for security services, promoting the benefits of best practice guidelines and standards and the need to address risk management to protect against potential threats.
From its offices in the Midlands and London, its Consultants work nationwide and are members of the CESG Listed Advisor Scheme (CLAS), Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP), The Security Institute (SyI), Business Continuity Institute and British Computer Society. Advent IM’s Managing Director is also a Director of Cyber Research and Security for the Security Institute.
Consultants are also Lead Auditors for the International standard for information security management (ISO 27001) and business continuity management (ISO 22301), Practitioners of PRINCE2, a recognised project management methodology widely used within the public sector, CISSP qualified and Home Office trained physical security assessors.