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In the rapidly evolving landscape of the digital age, staying ahead is not just an advantage, it’s a necessity. We understand the complexities and challenges that businesses face in harnessing the power of technology while navigating the intricate web of regulations and safeguarding against ever-evolving cyber threats. That’s where we come in – your one-stop destination for comprehensive technology solutions, compliance expertise, and cutting-edge cyber security consultancy services. 


Our team of seasoned professionals brings a wealth of experience across a diverse range of industries, empowering your organisation to leverage the latest technological advancements effectively. Whether you’re a start-up aiming to build a solid tech foundation, an established enterprise seeking compliance with industry standards, or a company looking to fortify your digital defences, we have the expertise to tailor solutions to your unique needs. With a holistic approach, we blend innovation with best practices, ensuring that your technology initiatives are not only efficient but also compliant and secure. Explore our services and let’s embark on a journey to empower your business for the future. 


Together, we’ll build, comply, and defend! 

ISMS & ISO 27001

Implementation and Internal Audit aligned with the standard in preparation for certification.


Building a compliance framework in line with the GDPR by implementing a Data Protection Management System.

IT & Systems Audits

Assure yourself against requirements set out by your local and foreign financial services and gaming authorities.

Financial Reporting

Our Services


Design and implementations of a Data Protection Management System and GDPR Compliance Framework. 

Designing and implementing a General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679 GDPR) compliant framework is crucial for businesses that handle personal data of EU citizens. GDPR is a comprehensive regulation that aims to protect individuals’ privacy and control over their personal data. A GDPR compliant framework should address key aspects of data protection, data subject rights, and transparency. 


This service is designed to help businesses ensure full compliance with the  GDPR tailored to guide your organisation through the complex landscape of the regulation, providing expert advice, solutions, and ongoing support to meet the stringent requirements set forth. Here’s an overview of what our service offers: 


  • Assessment and Gap Analysis: We start by assessing your current data processing practices, policies and procedures, to identify any gaps between your current state and GDPR requirements. 
  • Customised Compliance Roadmap: Based on the assessment, we develop a customised roadmap outlining the necessary steps your organisation must take to achieve GDPR compliance. This roadmap will be specific to your industry, size, complexity and data processing activities. 
  • Policy, Procedure and Process Implementation: We assist in implementing the necessary policies, procedures, processes and safeguards to ensure your data handling practices align with GDPR principles, including data minimisation, consent management, data breach notification, data retention and more. 
  • Employee Training: GDPR compliance requires the involvement of your entire workforce. We provide comprehensive training to your employees, ensuring they understand their responsibilities and the importance of protecting personal data. 
  • Data Protection Officer (DPO) Services (refer to DPO service page <insert link>): If required, we can act as your DPO or work alongside your designated DPO, providing expert guidance on compliance-related matters. 
  • Regular Audits and Updates: GDPR compliance is an ongoing process. We conduct regular audits to ensure that your organisation continues to meet GDPR standards. We also keep you informed about any regulatory updates or changes that may affect your compliance status. 


Why GDPR Compliance is Important: 


  • Legal and Regulatory Compliance: Failure to comply with GDPR can result in significant fines, up to 4% of global annual revenue or €20 million, whichever is higher. Ensuring compliance helps you avoid these penalties and legal consequences. 
  • Customer Trust: GDPR enhances customer trust by demonstrating your commitment to protecting their personal data. This can lead to improved customer relationships, increased loyalty, and a competitive advantage. 
  • Global Reach: Even if your business is not based in the EU, GDPR can still apply to you if you process data of EU citizens. Compliance enables you to expand your global reach without facing legal barriers. 
  • Risk Mitigation: GDPR compliance helps mitigate the risk of data breaches, which can result in reputational damage, financial losses, and legal liabilities. 
  • Ethical Responsibility: GDPR aligns with ethical data processing practices, reflecting a commitment to respecting individuals’ privacy rights. 


By choosing us you ensure that your organisation navigates the complex world of data protection with expert guidance, reducing risks and reaping the benefits of compliance. 


Outsource and appoint your Data Protection Officer (DPO) with the IDPC (local authority) through one of our team of experts. 

Designating a DPO is a requirement in 3 instances: 

  1. The processing is carried out by a public authority of body, except for courts acting in their judicial capacity; 
  2. The core activities consists of processing operations which require regular and systematic monitoring of data subjects on a large scale; and 
  3. The core activities consists of processing on a large scale of special categories of data (aka sensitive data) or personal data relating to criminal convictions and offences. 


Additional to the above, an EU member state authority might require the designation of a DPO pursuant to the industry and it’s requirements (e.g. Malta Gaming Authority). Despite this, an organisation may voluntarily appoint a DPO as best practice. 


Key responsibilities and tasks: 


  • To inform and advise the organisation and the employees who carry out processing of their obligations pursuant to this Regulation and to other Union or Member State data protection provisions; 
  • To monitor compliance with applicable regulations, with other Union or Member State data protection provisions and with relevant and applicable policies in relation to the protection of personal data, including the assignment of responsibilities, awareness-raising and training of staff involved in processing operations, and the related audits; 
  • To provide advice where requested as regards the data protection impact assessment and monitor its performance; 
  • To cooperate with the supervisory authority; 
  • To act as the contact point for the supervisory authority on issues relating to processing, and to consult, where appropriate, with regard to any other matters. 


Outsource and appoint a Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO/CISO-as-a-Service) through one of our team of experts.


An Outsourced Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is a specialised cybersecurity professional who provides strategic leadership and expertise in managing an organization’s information security program. This role is critical in today’s digital landscape where businesses face ever-evolving cyber threats and must ensure the protection of sensitive data, compliance with regulations, and the maintenance of a strong security posture. 


Key Responsibilities: 


  • Cybersecurity Strategy: The outsourced CISO develops a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy tailored to the organisation’s risk profile, business objectives, and industry standards. 
  • Risk Management: Identifies and assesses cybersecurity risks, prioritises them, and implements risk mitigation strategies to safeguard critical assets. 
  • Policy and Compliance: Establishes information security policies, procedures, and guidelines to meet regulatory requirements and industry best practices. 
  • Incident Response: Develops and maintains an effective incident response plan, ensuring the organisation can quickly and effectively respond to security incidents, minimising damage and downtime. 
  • Security Awareness: Educates employees about security best practices, raising awareness and reducing the likelihood of human error leading to breaches. 
  • Vendor Management: Evaluates and oversees third-party security vendors to ensure they adhere to security standards and protect the organisation’s interests. 
  • Technology Evaluation: Recommends, implements, and manages cybersecurity technologies, such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, encryption tools, and more. 
  • Security Audits and Assessments: Conducts regular security audits and assessments to identify vulnerabilities and areas for improvement. 


Why Outsourcing your CISO is Important: 


  • Expertise: Many organisations lack in-house cybersecurity expertise to effectively manage the complexities of modern security threats. An outsourced CISO brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table. 
  • Cost-Effectiveness: Employing a full-time CISO can be expensive. Outsourcing allows organisations to access top-tier talent without the burden of full-time employment costs. 
  • Flexibility: An outsourced CISO can be scaled up or down based on the organisation’s needs, providing flexibility in resource allocation. 
  • Objective Perspective: An external CISO can provide an objective viewpoint, identifying potential blind spots and biases that might be present within the organisation. 
  • Compliance: Many industries have strict security regulations. An outsourced CISO helps ensure compliance with these regulations. 
  • Focus on Core Competencies: Outsourcing the CISO role allows the organisation to focus on its core business activities while leaving cybersecurity to the experts. 


An Outsourced CISO plays a crucial role in helping organisations establish and maintain robust cybersecurity measures, protecting valuable assets, maintaining compliance, and mitigating risks in an increasingly digital world. 


ISMS & ISO 27001

Design and implementations of an Information Security Management System in line with ISO 27001:2022. 

Our ISO 27001 framework implementation service is designed to help organisations establish a robust information security management system (ISMS) based on the ISO/IEC 27001 standard. ISO 27001 is a globally recognised standard that provides a systematic approach to managing sensitive information, ensuring its confidentiality, integrity, and availability, and mitigating risks related to information security. Implementing this framework can significantly enhance your organisation’s ability to protect sensitive data, manage security risks, and demonstrate a commitment to information security best practices. 


Key Features of our Service: 


  • Gap Analysis: We start by conducting a comprehensive assessment of your current information security practices, policies, and procedures to identify gaps and areas that need improvement. 
  • Customised ISMS Development: We work closely with your organisation to develop a customised ISMS that aligns with your business goals, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices. 
  • Risk Assessment and Management: We assist in identifying information security risks specific to your organisation and help implement effective risk management strategies to mitigate these risks. 
  • Policy and Procedure Development: We create and refine information security policies, procedures, and guidelines that cover various aspects, such as access control, data classification, incident response, and many more. 
  • Security Awareness Training: We provide training to your employees, helping them understand the importance of information security and how to comply with the established policies. 
  • Internal Audits: Regular internal audits are essential to ensure the ISMS is being effectively implemented and maintained. We help set up an audit program to assess the system’s performance. 
  • Certification Readiness: We prepare your organisation for ISO 27001 certification, ensuring you meet the necessary requirements and are well-prepared for the certification process. 


Importance of ISO 27001 Framework Implementation: 


  • Enhanced Security: ISO 27001 provides a structured approach to managing information security, ensuring that your sensitive data is protected against various threats. 
  • Risk Management: Implementing ISO 27001 helps identify and manage information security risks, reducing the likelihood of data breaches and other security incidents. 
  • Conformity/Compliance: ISO 27001 conformity/compliance demonstrates your commitment to information security best practices, which can be crucial for meeting regulatory requirements and gaining the trust of clients and partners. 
  • Competitive Advantage: Organisations with ISO 27001 certification often have a competitive advantage, as it showcases their dedication to data security, making them more attractive to potential clients. Differentiate your organisation by showcasing your commitment to cybersecurity. Many clients and partners prioritise working with organisations that demonstrate strong security practices, giving you a competitive edge in the industry. 
  • Customer Trust: Build a strong lasting relationship of trust with your customers proving you take the security of their data seriously and validate that trust through an ISO 27001 certificate. 
  • Improved Processes: The implementation of ISO 27001 often leads to improved internal processes, better communication, and increased awareness of information security across the organisation. 


In today’s digital world, information security is paramount. Our ISO 27001 Framework Implementation service ensures that your organisation is well-prepared to protect its sensitive information, manage risks, and meet the highest standards of information security management. 

Digital Transformation & Tech Strategies

This service is designed to help businesses leverage the power of technology to drive growth, innovation, efficiency and agile decision making. We offer a comprehensive suite of services that guide organisations through the complex process of digital transformation, from strategy development, implementation and ongoing support to harnessing the power of business intelligence tools and data analysis. Our team of experienced experts collaborates closely with clients to craft tailored strategies that align with their unique goals and challenges.


Key Components of Our Service:


  • Digital Strategy Development: We work closely with your leadership team to understand your business objectives, industry landscape, and current technology infrastructure. We then design a holistic digital strategy that outlines clear objectives, identifies potential opportunities, and defines the roadmap for implementation.
  • Technology Assessment: Our experts assess your existing technology stack, identifying gaps and areas for improvement. We help you select the right technologies and solutions that align with your business needs, ensuring scalability, security, and compatibility.
  • Implementation and Integration: We support the seamless integration of new technologies, ensuring minimal disruption to your operations. Whether it’s adopting cloud solutions, implementing AI and automation, or enhancing your digital customer experience, we guide you every step of the way.
  • Change Management: Digital transformation often requires cultural and operational shifts. We assist in change management, helping your team embrace the new technologies and processes through training, workshops, and ongoing support.
  • Data Analysis & Business Intelligence: Empower your business with our data analysis services and business intelligence expertise. We help transform your raw data into understandable, actionable insights, guiding strategic decisions and boosting your competitive advantage.
  • Ongoing Support and Optimisation: Our partnership doesn’t end with implementation. We provide continuous monitoring, optimisation, and updates to keep your digital strategy aligned with changing market trends and evolving business needs.


Why Digital Transformation and Tech Strategies Are Important:


  • Competitive Advantage: In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, staying competitive requires harnessing the latest technologies. Digital transformation enables you to offer innovative products/services, streamline operations, and differentiate yourself from competitors.
  • Efficiency and Productivity: Modern technologies, such as automation and data analytics, can significantly enhance efficiency and productivity. This leads to cost savings, faster decision-making, and improved resource allocation.
  • Scalability: Scalable technology solutions allow your business to adapt to growth and market fluctuations more easily. Cloud-based infrastructure, for example, enables you to scale up or down as needed without significant upfront investments.
  • Customer Experience: Digital transformation enhances the customer experience, leading to higher satisfaction and loyalty. Personalisation, omnichannel engagement, and quick response times are all achievable through the right tech strategies.
  • Future-Proofing: Embracing digital transformation prepares your business for the future. As technology continues to evolve, organisations that are agile and ready to adopt new innovations will thrive.


In conclusion, our Digital Transformation, Tech Strategy, Data Analysis and Business Intelligence services empower businesses to navigate the complexities of the digital age, ensuring they remain competitive, efficient, and prepared for future growth.

IT & Systems Audits

IT and Systems audits against requirements of relevant and applicable local and foreign authorities. 

Our IT and Systems Audits service is designed to thoroughly assess the technological infrastructure and systems of your organisation to ensure they are efficient, secure, compliant, and aligned with your business objectives. Our team of experienced auditors will conduct a comprehensive review of your IT systems, including hardware, software, networks, data management, security measures, and IT governance processes. The goal of this service is to provide you with a clear understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of your IT environment, identify areas for improvement, and help you make informed decisions to enhance overall operational efficiency and reduce risks. 


Key Aspects of our IT and Systems Audits: 


  • Security Assessment: We’ll examine the security measures in place to protect your sensitive data and critical systems. This includes evaluating firewalls, encryption, access controls, patch management, and security policies. 
  • Compliance Review: We’ll assess whether your IT practices adhere to relevant industry regulations and standards. This is crucial to avoid legal and financial repercussions. 
  • Operational Efficiency: Our audit will identify inefficiencies in your IT operations, such as redundant processes, resource wastage, or bottlenecks. Improving efficiency can lead to cost savings and better utilisation of resources. 
  • Risk Identification: We’ll identify potential risks, such as data breaches, system downtime, or data loss, and provide recommendations to mitigate these risks. 
  • Alignment with Business Goals: Our audit will ensure that your IT systems are aligned with your organisation’s overall business objectives. This alignment is essential for achieving strategic goals. 


Why IT and Systems Audits Are Important: 

  • Security Enhancement: Regular audits help detect vulnerabilities in your systems, ensuring that security measures are up to date and effective. 
  • Risk Management: Audits help identify and mitigate risks, reducing the likelihood of costly incidents like data breaches or system failures. 
  • Compliance: Many industries have strict compliance requirements. Audits help you stay compliant with regulations, avoiding penalties and damage to your reputation. 
  • Cost Efficiency: By identifying inefficiencies, you can streamline your IT operations, leading to cost savings. 
  • Strategic Decision-Making: Audits provide valuable insights that can guide IT investments, ensuring alignment with your business goals. 
  • Continuous Improvement: Regular audits enable you to continuously improve your IT systems, staying ahead of technological advancements and changes in the business landscape. 


In summary, IT and Systems Audits are essential for maintaining a secure, efficient, and compliant IT environment, supporting your organisation’s growth and success. 


Design and implementation of compliance frameworks in line with DORA, NIS2, PSD2, and more. 

We offer a comprehensive compliance service that focuses on helping businesses achieve and maintain compliance with the following key regulations (and more): DORA (Digital Operations Resilience Act), NIS2 (Network and Information Security Directive), and PSD2 (Revised Payment Services Directive). Our service is designed to ensure that your organisation meets the requirements of these regulations, mitigates risks, and operates within the legal framework. 


  • DORA (Digital Operations Resilience Act): 

DORA is a regulatory framework designed to enhance the operational resilience of digital services, particularly in the financial sector. It aims to ensure that essential digital services remain available even in the face of disruptive events such as cyberattacks or technical failures. Compliance with DORA involves developing and testing strategies to manage operational risks effectively, including cybersecurity and incident response planning. 


  • NIS2 (Network and Information Security Directive): 

NIS2 aims to enhance the overall cybersecurity posture of critical infrastructure operators and digital service providers within the European Union. It sets out requirements for ensuring the security of network and information systems, along with incident reporting obligations. Our service assists your organisation in establishing robust cybersecurity measures, implementing incident response plans, and meeting reporting requirements, thus protecting your digital assets from cyber threats. 


  • PSD2 (Revised Payment Services Directive): 

PSD2 is a directive that focuses on improving the security and competitiveness of payment services in the EU. It promotes open banking, stronger customer authentication, and enhanced fraud prevention. Our service helps you navigate the complexities of PSD2, enabling you to provide innovative payment services while complying with the regulation’s security standards, which builds trust with your customers and partners. 


Why It’s Important: 


  • Legal Compliance: Failure to comply with these regulations can result in severe penalties, including substantial fines. Our service helps ensure that your organisation adheres to the legal requirements, reducing the risk of financial and reputational damage. 
  • Cybersecurity: Compliance enhances your cybersecurity posture, protecting your systems and sensitive information from cyber threats. It helps you identify vulnerabilities and implement measures to prevent and mitigate potential attacks. 
  • Competitive Advantage: Meeting these compliance standards can give you a competitive edge. It demonstrates your commitment to security, data privacy, and innovation, fostering trust among your customers, partners, and stakeholders. 
  • Innovation Opportunities: Compliance opens up opportunities for innovation in payment services, fostering collaboration and new business models while maintaining the highest security standards. 


Overall, our DORA, NIS2, and PSD2 (and more) Compliance service is crucial for organisations that want to operate legally, securely, and competitively in the modern digital landscape. 


SWIFT CSP Assessments

Assess your SWIFT Customer Security Programme from July to December every year. 


As of mid-2019 all SWIFT users have to attest their level of compliance with a set of mandatory controls as described in the Customer Security Controls Framework (CSCF). 


As documented in the Independent Assessment Framework (IAF), all Swift users have to perform a Community Standard Assessment to further enhance the accuracy of their attestations. Swift mandates that attestations submitted are independently assessed through either an internal or/and an external assessment. The option to self-assess remains available but is considered as non compliant 


Our company offers comprehensive SWIFT CSP assessments to financial institutions, banks, and organisations that utilise the SWIFT network for secure and efficient communication of financial transactions. The SWIFT CSP assessment is a crucial component of maintaining a robust cybersecurity posture and complying with industry best practices. Our service involves a thorough evaluation of your organisation’s adherence to the SWIFT CSP framework and provides valuable insights to enhance your security measures. 


Importance of SWIFT CSP Assessments: 


  • Cybersecurity Enhancement: The SWIFT CSP framework is designed to protect the integrity and confidentiality of financial messaging. Regular assessments help identify vulnerabilities, weak points, and potential security risks within your organisation’s SWIFT infrastructure, enabling you to take proactive measures to strengthen your cybersecurity. 
  • Regulatory Compliance: Many financial regulatory bodies mandate adherence to the SWIFT CSP framework as part of maintaining operational and security standards. Our assessments ensure that your organisation meets these requirements, reducing the risk of regulatory penalties and maintaining a positive reputation. 
  • Risk Mitigation: The financial industry is a prime target for cyberattacks due to the high-value transactions processed through the SWIFT network. Assessments help identify and mitigate risks, reducing the likelihood of breaches, fraud, and financial losses. 
  • Trust and Reputation: Demonstrating a commitment to cybersecurity and complying with industry standards instils trust among your customers, partners, and stakeholders. A strong security posture enhances your reputation in the financial ecosystem. 
  • Incident Response Readiness: In the event of a security incident, having a solid SWIFT CSP assessment in place ensures that your organisation is better prepared to respond effectively, minimising potential damage and recovery time. 
  • Continual Improvement: SWIFT CSP assessments provide valuable feedback for continuous improvement of your security measures. Regular assessments help you stay ahead of emerging threats and adapt to evolving cybersecurity challenges. 
  • Competitive Advantage: Differentiate your organisation by showcasing your commitment to cybersecurity. Many clients and partners prioritise working with organisations that demonstrate strong security practices, giving you a competitive edge in the industry. 


Our experienced team of cybersecurity experts conducts thorough assessments, identifies gaps, and provides actionable recommendations to enhance your SWIFT security measures. With our SWIFT CSP assessment service, you can strengthen your cybersecurity posture, comply with industry standards, and maintain the trust of your stakeholders in an increasingly interconnected financial landscape. 

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