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Advisory Note

The California CPA and you


On 1st January 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) came into force.

The CCPA is a new data privacy and consumer protection law designed to give people in California more control over their personal data and ensure that businesses are transparent with their data processing activities.

Find out what this means for your business with our easy to follow Advisory Notes.


ThinkMarble becomes norm.


ThinkMarble Limited has rebranded as ‘norm’ – offering ‘reassuringly dull Cyber Security’ in a move to demystify the market.


One YMCA appoints norm.


Following a rigorous evaluation process One YMCA has selected norm’s specialist Data Protection as a Service solution.


The House of Garrard appoints norm.


NormCyber Limited has been appointed specialist Data Protection as a Service (DPaaS) provider to the iconic jewellers Garrard & Co.

Advisory Note



One of the central aims of the GDPR is the facilitation of the free flow of data between all countries in the EEA.

Leaving the EU on a ‘no-deal’ basis would mean this principle no longer applies and the UK will be in the same position as virtually any other country outside the EEA.

Find out what this means for your business with our easy to follow Advisory Notes.

Advisory Note

Claims for compensation for data breaches


The Court of Appeal’s landmark decision in the case of Lloyd v Google could be summarised as “You breach, you pay”.

Understand what it could mean for your business with our simple Advisory Notes.


David Perez appointed as new CEO

Thursday 10th October 2019 ThinkMarble Limited is pleased to announce that it is making a leadership change to underpin its exciting growth plans. David Perez has joined the UK based Cyber-Security-as-a-Service (CSaaS) business as CEO and replaces Andy Miles who is the Founder and now former CEO of the business. Andy will remain heavily involved…


Suprema data breach

The Suprema data breach, in which researchers say they discovered the fingerprints, voice data, facial images, unencrypted usernames and passwords of more than one million people was publicly available, has drawn the condemnation of security experts and data privacy experts. Read what Norm’s Director of Legal Services, Robert Wassall, told Verdict about the possible implications…


Monzo PIN breach

Read what Norm’s Director of Legal Services, Robert Wassall, told Verdict about the possible implications of the Monzo case.


ThinkMarble service available on G-Cloud 11

LONDON, JULY 2nd 2019

ThinkMarble, the world-class, component-level, end-to-end, Cyber Security Operator, today announced its services are now available to public-sector bodies via the latest Crown Commercial Service (CCS) framework, G-Cloud 11.


Wright joins ThinkMarble in new Operations role

LONDON, UK – Monday 21st January 2019Think Marble is pleased to announce that, as part of its growth strategy, it has appointed Demyon Wright to the new role of Operations Director within the business. Demyon joins ThinkMarble with nearly 15 years of experience as a Head of Service Management in the industry and an impressive…

I’m thrilled to have signed off on the CSaaS offering.  I’m looking forward to having the most complete cyber security package for the mid-market and continuing our successful working relationship with norm.

Richard Taylor, CIO
Summit Therapeutics

CSaaS allows me to step away from multi-vendor management as the Security Operations Centre coordinates all of the technology for me.

David Vincent, CTO

The biggest factor was that they had a data protection lawyer in-house who worked for them, which meant there was someone we could directly go to with specific questions about the (GDPR) regulation.

Phil Everitt, Management Information Systems Manager
Leicester Tigers

We were in the market for an independent Data Protection Officer service that was well versed with both UK and EU regulators. We’re thrilled to have acquired this service knowing that an expert is available 24/7.

Suzanne McCabe, Head of Project Management
James Hambro & Partners

Norm’s penetration testing layer, along with the suite of CSaaS modules has enabled MA to exceed all its audit requirements for its major clients.

Rob Elisha, ICT and CRM Manager
Montreal Associates

The speed of your Data Protection Officer’s response was very impressive – it was far quicker than I would have expected even from an in-house DPO

Will Blake, Director of Technology and Analytics
CRU Group