April, 2017 Newsletter Articles

Five Data Breach Threats

Apr 1, 2017 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Five Data Breach Threats

According to a recent Business News Daily article, securing sensitive information has never been more difficult with new malware threats that seem to pop up every single year. Being ready for a data breach is essential to survival if, or more likely, when one occurs. Based on Experian’s 2017 Data Breach Industry Forecast report, here are some of the cyber threats businesses can expect: 1. Aftershock password breaches will become more common Experian predicts that “aftershock” breaches, repeated unauthorized logins after...

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ISO 9001:2015 Classes in Orlando

Apr 1, 2017 in Newsletter | Comments Off on ISO 9001:2015 Classes in Orlando

Larry Whittington will teach these ISO 9001:2015 classes in Orlando, Florida: ISO 9001:2015 Requirements April 10-11, 2017: Confirmed Class – Crowne Plaza – Orlando Universal June 5-6, 2017 September 18-19, 2017 ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor April 10-12, 2017: Confirmed Class – Crowne Plaza – Orlando Universal June 5-7, 2017 September 18-20, 2017 ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor April 10-13, 2017: Confirmed Class – Crowne Plaza – Orlando Universal June 5-8, 2017 September 18-21, 2017 Click on a course...

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IATF 16949 Auditor Competency

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IATF 16949:2016, the replacement standard for ISO/TS 16949:2009, includes new competency requirements for internal auditors and second-party auditors. 7.2.3 Internal Auditor Competency Organizations must maintain a documented process to verify that internal auditors are competent, considering any customer-specific requirements. A list of qualified internal auditors must be maintained. Quality management system auditors, manufacturing process auditors, and product auditors must be able to demonstrate the following minimum competencies...

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Internal Audit: ISO 9001 and ISO 14001

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The clause 9.2 internal audit requirements for ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 are very similar, because they both incorporate the common Annex SL internal audit requirements. Internal Audit Requirements In the requirements summary below, Annex SL appears in blue italics, ISO 9001:2015 is shown in black font, and ISO 14001 text is distinguished by green font. 9.2.1 General Conduct internal audits at planned intervals to provide information on whether the quality (environmental) management system   a) conforms to: 1. organization’s own...

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Gap Analysis Checklists

Apr 1, 2017 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Gap Analysis Checklists

Larry Whittington has developed ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 checklists for the purpose of conducting a gap analysis of your current system against the new and changed requirement of the new standards. ISO 9001:2015 Gap Analysis Checklist The 27 page ISO 9001:2015 Gap Analysis Checklist contains 313 questions for organizations new to ISO 9001, and 119 delta questions for ISO 9001:2008 certified organizations. To read a description of the ISO 9001:2015 Gap Analysis Checklist, and see a sample page, go to this web page. You can buy the...

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