AGE UK adopts MetaCompliance Policy Management Software and demonstrates commitment to protecting their customer information.

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Growing list of UK Charities opt to automate policy communications and training through Policy Management Software in a bid to mitigate risk in the event of a data breach.

Age UK adopt Policy Management Software

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MetaCompliance have a depth of experience and knowledge which will assist us in finding the correct balance between compulsory education and getting the messages across

Age UK have purchased the UK market leading Policy Management Software MetaCompliance. They join the growing list of third sector organisations to who have adopted an automated approach to policy compliance and user awareness through the policy management specialists.

Speaking on behalf of Age UK, Steve Rolls explained the decision to adopt Metacompliance was taken because the product was easy to use and offered an unbreakable audit trail on mandatory information security training completed by staff:

“Age UK has been attracted to MetaCompliance to take advantage of the ease of use of the product and the opportunity to provide an unbreakable audit trail between all staff and the education they complete. Additionally, MetaCompliance have a depth of experience in deploying education over (amongst other things) our security policies and their demands. This knowledge will assist in finding the correct balance between compulsory education and getting the messages across in an effective manner”.

Metacompliance Managing Director Robert O’Brien was delighted to welcome Age UK to Metacompliance’s growing list of Charities clients, stating:

"The third sector relies heavily on the good will and trust of its donors and volunteers. Charities are becoming increasingly aware of the huge responsibility which comes with holding sensitive customer information; a data breach would have disastrous consequences for a charity's reputation. User awareness is at the core of all information security strategies. Age UK are demonstrating how seriously they take the responsibility of protecting their customer’s data and should be congratulated for adopting a best practice approach to policy compliance and user awareness. "

Notes to Editors:

Metacompliance

http://www.metacompliance.com has a focus on enabling organizations to deliver user awareness and compliance in a cost effective manner. The company develops software for the Private and Public sector that automates the increasing demands of IT Assurance regulations and the related user awareness requirements that have become a significant burden on modern business. The company has developed a suite of products that can be matched to the information assurance maturity of a customer’s workforce. These products have extensive functionality in the area of Policy Management, Third Party Compliance Management, Incident Reporting and Risk Management. MetaCompliance solutions meet the requirements of all sizes of organisations, in terms of complexity and scale.

Age UK

http://www.ageuk.org.uk The Age UK Group works to improve later life for everyone by providing life-enhancing services and vital support. The three national Age Concerns in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales have merged with Help the Aged in these nations to form three registered charities: Age Scotland, Age NI, Age Cymru. Age UK has a vision of a world in which older people flourish. We aim to improve later life for everyone through our information and advice, campaigns, products, training and research.

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