The Electronic Signatures Regulations 2002

The Electronic Signatures Regulations 2002

Reference: UK/2002/SI/318 Electronic signatures have seen significant adoption in the past decade within insurance, lending, government and other industries following the introduction of The Electronic Signatures Regulations 2002 which transposed the EU Electronic Signatures Directive into UK law. Why are electronic signatures important? Electronic identity (eID) technologies and authentication services are essential for all kinds of online […]

Private Security Industry Act 2001

Private Security Industry Act 2001

Reference: UK/2001/C/12 The Private Securities Industry Act 2001 makes provision for the regulation of the private security industry. It is relevant to organisations implementing an IT security strategy and assessing physical security, including staff vetting. The Act aims to raise the integrity of private security staff by implementation of a licensing regime. Physical security of digital systems and […]

Email Integrity, System Security and Email Encryption

Organisations should take appropriate security measures in order to protect their email servers and networks as well as the information that email messages may contain. After all, they wouldn’t want to be embarrassed or lose business because of their complacency, would they? Data protection legislation also requires organisations to implement operational and management security measures […]