Gone are the days when audits were a one-off event where companies could get away with treating regulatory compliance as a tick box exercise. In today’s increasingly virtual, real time environments of the Internet and Cloud-sourced services ensuring effective cybersecurity and demonstrable regulatory compliance is the new challenge. A failure to properly manage risk in storing, processing and networking data in these new environments can result in disaster for the contemporary enterprise.
The board that understand the seriousness of the challenge seeks assurance, and an auditable assurance, that it is addressing these challenges effectively. Continual auditable assurance is the operational culture that The Bunker has adopted throughout its business. Its exploitation of the technologies of software virtualisation and automation inside its two highly secure bunkers brings it deep expertise in the operational practicalities of delivering cybersecurity and regulatory compliance across the Internet and in the Cloud-sourced capabilities that it services from these bunkers.
The Bunker is committed to continual service improvement having embedded ISO 27001 throughout its operations, adopting it fully as its management standard. We operate transparently, ready for independent audit at any time by actual or potential customers – and their auditors
With a strong heritage of Fintech customers, The Bunker works with some of the most security conscious and highly regulated businesses there are. As the implementation of GDPR approaches in 2018, it will be necessary for all enterprises, no matter their industry, to take cybersecurity, regulatory compliance and good governance more seriously. Every board will need to be completely satisfied that suppliers (and those supplier’s suppliers) are managing risk around data security and privacy effectively – and are able to demonstrate this on an ongoing basis. This is Auditable Assurance.
Responding to the growing assurance requirements of all organisations, particularly as the GDPR approaches, The Bunker has developed five pledges that set out its service commitment to auditable assurance: