At Ward Solutions, the strengths and skills of our team underpin everything that we do. Companies with sensitive and mission-critical systems choose us for our security-centred approach, in order to securely manage their systems. They trust us and our team do the right thing and ensure the security of their applications and infrastructure services.
Cyber security is a fast-paced industry and our team has to keep itself up-to-date and often one step ahead of the latest threats, insecurities, vulnerabilities and attacks. To make sure our team is best equipped to handle any information security event, we invest €400,000 each year on innovation and training.
Every team member must spend five per cent of their time training, understanding evolving threats and developing new responses. That way, we turn information security into a competitive advantage for our clients. Furthermore, we have a very high employee retention rate at 90 per cent, meaning you can rely on our highly trained support team to be there.
We recruit only the best people in their respective fields, with the highest and most appropriate levels of information security skills. Here are some of the latest accreditations belonging to our highly skilled team.
Information security staff accreditations
Stephen Harrington has received certification of PECB Certified ISO-27001:2013 Lead Auditor.This certification enables professionals to plan and perform an audit of an Information Security Management System (ISMS) to ISO-27001:2013 standard.
Mick Ryan recently passed the ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM). The Certified Information Security Manager certification promotes international security practices and recognises the individual who manages designs, and oversees and assesses an enterprise’s information security.
Ivica Stipovic recently passed the ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). The Certified Information Security Auditor recognises professionals who have the assurance knowledge, skills, experience and credibility to leverage standards, manage vulnerabilities, ensure compliance, offer solutions, institute controls and deliver value to the enterprise
Tzarina Middelkoop has passed the Project Management Professional (PMP). The Project Management Professional is a professional certification, provided by the Project Management Institute (PMI). It recognises professionals that have the necessary knowledge, training, skills and experience in leading and directing projects, in virtually any industry and with any methodology, and applying standardised and evolving sets of principles during project lifecycles to bring projects to successful completion.
We provide an environment and programme of continuous professional development and accreditation for our staff so that their skills and experience remain current and relevant to our clients and our partners.
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