b4b Group secures ISO 27001

b4b Group secures global data security recognition with ISO 27001

Leading IT and telecommunications provider b4b Group has achieved ISO 27001 certification, an internationally recognised standard for managing information security. In an era of heightened global cybersecurity risks, ISO 27001 enables organisations to manage their information security by setting out the requirements for a robust Information Security Management System (ISMS). The standard helps organisations to…

The importance of accreditation

Beyond compliance: The real impact of accreditation for business

In an era of rising cybercrime, there are few things more valuable than customer trust, accreditation and reputation. Indeed, according to the 2023 Cybersecurity Report by Check Point Research, global cyberattacks increased by 38% compared to 2022. At b4b Group, we recently added the ISO 27001 standard to our list of compliance accreditations, an achievement…

5G Connectivity

Let’s stick to the plan for a better connection

By David Armstrong, CEO People often ask what the difference is between 4G and 5G mobile phone coverage. One analogy is to think of it as driving on a three-lane motorway, then switching to a six-lane motorway. A lot more cars, or in this instance data, travelling at high speed. It can be that significant.…

b4b Group Connects Social Enterprise Café for Success

Leading IT and telecommunications provider b4b Group has announced the successful expansion of its services within Mallusk Enterprise Park, to support the opening of new social enterprise café ‘B Social Deli’. Benefitting from its longstanding relationship with the County Antrim business park spanning more than five years, b4b Group was appointed to deploy a rapid…

Urgency Increasing on Copper Switch Off

Back in September, I wrote about the impending ‘Copper Switch Off’ – that is, the plans to shut down the entire copper broadband and telephone line network across the UK in favour of fibre. It’s the biggest change in telecoms in 150 years and if you haven’t already taken notice, you may soon need to.…

UK Telecoms Ambitions

Time to Take Advantage of UK Telecoms Ambitions

UK Telecoms Ambitions – The UK is investing hugely in the future of telecoms, presenting significant opportunities for Northern Ireland businesses to take advantage of – provided they’re ready. Earlier this month, the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT) announced the UK was joining a telecoms coalition of leading global nations and was set…