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Wednesday 14th November

Introduction to ISO 27001:2013 (Barnsley)

Date: Wednesday 14 November 2018
Time: 09:30 – 12:30
Venue: The Business Village, S75 1JL

This Masterclass will provide an introduction to Information Security Management System standard ISO 27001:2013.
It will give you an insight into the tools required within an Information Security Management System (ISMS), the business benefits, how long it will take to become accredited and the fees involved.

09.15: Arrival, sign in with coffees and teas
09.30: Start & Introductions
10.45: Break
11.00: Important areas of concern
12.30: Finish

This Masterclass will cover:

• Overview of what is meant by ISMS and the basic constituents of an ISMS
• Explanation of how an ISMS can help
• Overview of the requirements of ISO 27001:2013 and the potential benefits
• Identifying and evaluating assets
• Vulnerabilities associated with these assets, risk assessment
• Annex A, control objectives, risk treatment plan & statement of applicability

Who is the Masterclass for?

This Masterclass is for all growing SMEs within the Sheffield City Region, as long as the below eligibility criteria is met.

This Masterclass will be useful to those with responsibility for implementation and, to those with responsibility for deciding whether to go ahead with 27001.


Only one registration per business via Eventbrite will be confirmed. If additional people from your business would like to attend, they can be added to a waiting list by emailing with the business name, name of additional attendee and contact telephone number. If this Masterclass isn’t fully subscribed upon the closure of registrations, we will contact you to offer the additional place. The waiting list will be prioritised on a first come first served basis. Businesses that register more than one attendee via Eventbrite will be contacted and asked to nominate one person to attend.

This Masterclass is open to small and medium-sized enterprises based in the Sheffield City Region. If you are unsure whether you fall into this region you can use the postcode checker.

A part of your business must be based in one of the following districts: Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales, Doncaster, North East Derbyshire. Rotherham or Sheffield.

Find out if your business meets the definition for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME).

Please note that if your firm that is part of a larger Group you may need to include staff headcount, turnover, balance sheet data for the Group too, to ascertain whether it is eligible.

We are pleased to be able to provide this masterclass free of charge due to funding from the European Regional Development Fund. There are a number of eligibility criteria for attendees which we will check using the online registration questions and in a phone call to every attendee prior to the event.

More Sheffield City Region Growth Hub Enhancement Project Masterclasses.

Contact us for more information.

This event will be delivered by the ‘Sheffield City Region Growth Hub Enhancement Project’ that is part-funded by the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The project, for high-growth businesses in the Sheffield City Region, aims to increase their competitiveness and so help them grow and prosper.