Skyguard have successfully gained accreditation to international information security standard ISO 27001 and government backed IT security scheme, Cyber Essentials.
The awards certify that Skyguard is working to the highest possible standards concerning information security management.
Following a rigorous audit, the company has been approved by QMS International Ltd to the standards of ISO 27001:2013. This shows that the company has successfully implemented a framework of policies, procedures and a series of controls to manage information security risks effectively. Certification also demonstrates that Skyguard follows a strict set of international guidelines in the way data is handled throughout the organisation.
Cyber Essentials further enhances the company’s credentials, as the independently verified scheme requires a company’s IT security measures to adhere to best practice, protecting the company’s service and data from online threats in order to become certified.
On receiving the awards, James Murray, CEO commented,
“With the recent changes to data protection law now that GDPR has come into effect, the way companies manage and use data has never been so important.”
“Being awarded both of
An interview featuring Skyguard’s parent company, Send for Help, has featured in today’s edition of The Telegraph.
Chief Executive, James Murray talks about how he and his brother, Will, saw the possibilities of combining GPS and mobile technology and were inspired to utilise this to improve the safety of those working alone.
Today, Send For Help is the world’s largest lone worker safety provider, protecting over 150,000 individuals at risk, with an impressive annual turnover of £12m.
Read the full story here: ‘I spotted an opportunity in smartphone tech and GPS’
On Friday 15th June 2018, we were delighted to welcome the Secretary of State for Transport and our local MP for Epsom and Ewell, Chris Grayling.
After receiving his congratulatory letter regarding Send For Help’s inclusion in the London Stock Exchange’s 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain report, we invited him to our head office.
In order for the Cabinet Minister to get a full understanding of what we do, Chief Executive, James Murray and Marketing Director, Will Murray took him for a tour of Skyguard’s offices and our state of the art Incident Management Centre. Here, he was given a live demonstration of our range of personal safety devices alongside seeing a test alarm being received by our trained Controllers.
It was a proud moment for the whole team to receive recognition from such an esteemed visitor and we appreciated the Minister for taking the time to support a local business.
One of the UK’s largest selling British newspapers, The Sunday Times, has written a feature on Send For Help, Skyguard’s Parent Company.
The piece looks at how firms are beginning to adapt to the latest technologies in order to combat all types of security threats that their businesses may face, from cyber scams to the safety of their staff.
Chief Executive, James Murray was quoted describing the extent to which incidents such as assaults occur on the news causing people to be more concerned than ever about personal safety.
One of Skyguard’s customers, Lanes Group also featured giving their testimonial on the service used to safeguard their drainage engineers. Spokesperson for Lanes Group highlighted that Skyguard’s lone worker protection devices provide their staff with peace of mind whilst working alone.
Read the full article online: ‘It’s a dangerous world – but we can fight off the bad guys
The UK’s largest health and safety event returns to London’s ExCeL next month from July 19th-21st.
With over 300 exhibitors, 100+ exclusive seminars, workshops and more than 20,000 of the industry’s latest products on display – the show promises to be a one-stop-shop catering for the needs of safety professionals.
The Expo is co-located with the Facilities Show, FIREX International, IFSEC International, Service Management Expo and the Professional Clothing Show, making it a must for Health & Safety Officers, Advisors, Managers and CEOs that are serious about protecting their workforce.
What’s New for 2018?
As mental health is hot on the agenda right now, a brand-new area dedicated to occupational health and wellbeing has been introduced to focus on the human element of health and safety, highlighting the importance of looking after employee’s mental health, through a series of seminars.
Also speaking on the topic, Mental health campaigner and comedian, Ruby Wax OBE will be delivering an insightful inspirational keynote over in the main theatre.
Must-See Seminar: Personal Safety