September 06, 2023. |

What you need to know about FADP-nLPD

On 1 September, without any transition period, a new Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection (FADP-nLPD) will come into force. Are you ready? Is your business ready? How exactly will it affect you? Here, we take a closer look at what exactly FADP-nLPD (sometimes also referred to as ‘the new FADP’ and ‘nFADP’) will mean […]

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July 24, 2023. |

Investors In People

Penta achieved the internationally recognized Investors in People accreditation in June after months of preparation by a cross-functional team. Investors In People is considered the gold standard for people management and is a mark of an organization’s commitment to following international best practices in the HR function. It was created by the UK government in […]

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April 05, 2023. |

Penta has gone immutable – ultimate ransomware protection, at no extra cost

Penta’s clients will always have the benefit of an untouched duplicate of their data that is protected from any type of attack. Penta has completed the transition towards using immutable backups for all client data. All Penta backup jobs are now in an immutable state, guaranteeing that our hosted clients will always have the benefit […]

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March 15, 2023. |

Worry-free IT: Penta’s 17th annual ISAE 3402 audit report ready for your FINMA and DFSA compliance – and peace of mind

More security, compliance, and quality of service at no extra cost to clients Penta has successfully completed ISAE 3402 audit covering 2022 confirming that Penta’s internal IT risk management controls are effective and compliant with best practices. The independent audit done by EY (Ernst & Young), a global audit and assurance firm. The ISAE 3402 […]

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November 09, 2022. |

Penta’s DIFC data center now runs on a Tier III certified infrastructure

DIFC data center awarded Tier III certifications in Design, Construction and Operational Sustainability Penta’s data center facilities provider in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) was awarded Tier III certifications by the Uptime Institute last month. The certificates in Design, Construction and Operational Sustainability mean that Penta’s clients have the advantage of a certified uptime of […]

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March 02, 2022. |

How Can DIFC-Based Companies Best Manage IT Risks?

Gone are the days of relying on traditional cybersecurity solutions such as firewalls and antivirus software. Cyber attacks grow more complex and sophisticated by the minute, leaving organizations vulnerable to unimaginable threats to their security and data if cybersecurity measures are not strengthened. ‘The average cost of a data breach is 3.86 million U.S. dollars, […]

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April 14, 2021. |

5 Critical Technology Trends to Follow in 2021

2020 saw a significant increase in emerging technologies’ performance and a steep acceleration of digital transformation. Keeping innovation on the outskirts is no longer possible, it is the core of every successful business today. How do you determine which emerging trends to follow? What type of investments will bring your business high ROI in today’s […]

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March 17, 2020. |

Working from home securely

There has been a significant increase in malware and phishing scams associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Bad actors are taking advantage of the increased use of personal computers and devices that often do not have the security measures normally be in place at work. If you are working from home, try to implement the […]

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May 02, 2019. |

Malware + email + negligence: the trio keeping security managers up at night

A malware sent via email infecting a company, all because of an employee’s negligence: this is the typical scenario that security managers are faced with, according to Cisco’s 2019 CISO Benchmark Report. In order to prevent breaches, CISOs focus in particular on integrating security into all their internal processes, into access management and human risk. […]

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April 24, 2019. |

A practical guide to help Swiss banks move to the cloud

High priority must be attached to the confidentiality and security of the data The Swiss Bankers Association provides a set of best practices guidelines and recommendations designed to inspire Swiss banks to migrate their data to the cloud. The Swiss Bankers Association (SBA) is convinced that banks can benefit from moving to the cloud in […]

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