BSI cybersecurity business evolves into BSI Digital trust

From 1 February 2022, BSI is changing the name of its Cybersecurity and Information Resilience (CSIR) division to BSI Digital trust to better reflect its company value proposition and ensure enhanced relevance and awareness in the marketplace and with its clients.

Digital trust is a domain of organizational resilience, which empowers organizations to safeguard their information, people, systems and technology, to ensure safety, security, compliance, privacy, ethical requirements and brand reputation to enable business effectiveness and efficiencies. BSI serves over 77,500 clients across 195 countries around the globe; Digital trust is an essential service for those organizations to establish with their employees, customers, shareholders and communities.

Digital trust is made up of four domains:

  • Cybersecurity and privacy
  • IT Governance and risk appetite
  • Data stewardship and AI ethics
  • Digital supply chain.

Mark Brown, Global Managing Director, Digital trust, BSI said:

“Digital trust is about instilling confidence in an organization that empowers its people, systems and technology to ensure its safety, security, compliance, privacy and ethical requirements. Given today’s cyber threat landscape and the emergence of new technologies, it is imperative that organizations have the correct protocols, policies and procedures in place to keep their information safe, data secure, infrastructure robust and ultimately, to make them resilient.

“BSI is at the cornerstone of shaping such resilience through the sharing and embedding of best practice for organizations, which is pivotal as society transitions to a truly digital economy post-COVID.”

BSI helps organizations to achieve a state of enhanced and sustainable Digital trust through its integrated portfolio of products and services. BSI Digital trust is specifically tasked with providing digital and cyber risk advisory, security testing services to clients, as well as looking at areas like data privacy, compliance and governance, as well as niche capabilities such as e-discovery and e-forensics.

In addition to these core services, a large number of new and enhanced services directed at overcoming the risks associated with the deployment into the business of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, 5G, blockchain and industrial security are also offered by BSI. This includes but is not limited to Operational Technology (OT) and IoT security, penetration testing technology arenas such as infrastructure, network, application, attack simulation and red teaming exercises.

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