Posts Tagged ‘ISO/IEC 27001’

The challenges of achieving ISO 27001

ISO 27001 is a widely-known international standard on how to manage information security. In this Help Net Security video, Nicky Whiting, Director of Consultancy,, talks about the challenges of achieving ISO 27001, a widely-known international standard. ISO 27001 certification is not obligatory. Some organizations choose to implement it in order to benefit from the best […]

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New York Stock Exchange cybersecurity guide recommends ISO 27001

by Neil Ford The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has released a 355-page guide to cybersecurity (Navigating the Digital Age: The Definitive Cybersecurity Guide for Directors and Officers), written by more than 80 individual contributors representing organizations including Booz Allen Hamilton, Dell SecureWorks, Georgia Institute of Technology, the Internet Security Alliance, Rackspace Inc., the US Department […]

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Five ISO 27001 books you should read

Take a plunge into the world of ISO 27001 with these recommended reads by Desislava Aleksandrova As a professional embarking on your first journey implementing ISO 27001, you are probably hungry for knowledge and eager to make progress. While starting a new project may be exciting, it can also be daunting if you lack relevant […]

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When to use tools for ISO 27001/ISO 22301 and when to avoid them

If you’re starting to implement complex standards like ISO 27001 or ISO 22301, you’re probably looking for a way to make your job easier. Who wouldn’t? After all, reinventing the wheel doesn’t sound like a very interesting job. So, you start looking for some tool to help you with these information security and business continuity […]

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Do it yourself solution for ISO27001 implementation

ISO 27001 Do It Yourself Package This is the do-it-yourself solution for ISO27001 implementation Cyber crime is increasing exponentially, and this trend will continue as more business activities move online and more consumers connect to the Internet. ISO/IEC 27001 is the only international information security management Standard that can help your organization protect its critical […]

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ISO27001 2013 ISMS Gap Analysis Tool

To transition from ISO27001:2005 to ISO27001:2013 you may need a Gap Assessment Tool to prioritize your implementation plan. ISO27001 2013 ISMS Gap Analysis Tool, which quickly and clearly identify the controls and control areas in which an organization does not conform to the requirements of the standard. Available for immediate dispatch/download from IT Governance, this […]

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Cyber Resilience Implementation Suite

Cyber security is not enough – you need to become cyber resilient   The document toolkits – created by experienced cyber security and business continuity professionals – provide you with all the document templates you’ll need to achieve compliance, whilst the supporting guidance will make sure you find the fastest route to completing your project. […]

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Information Security and ISO 27001-2013

The perfect introduction to the principles of information security management and ISO27001:2013 Most organizations implementing an information security management regime opt for systems based on the international standard, ISO/IEC 27001. This approach ensures that the systems they put in place are effective, reliable and auditable. Up to date with the latest version of the Standard […]

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Comprehensive Cyber Security Risk Management Toolkit

  Govern and manage Cyber Security risk with this unique comprehensive toolkit suite   Comprehensive Cyber Security Risk Management Toolkit Suite – Use the Cyber Security Governance & Risk Management Toolkit for a new, fresh implementation of a comprehensive management system that will also be capable of ISO27001 certification, or take advantage of this toolkit’s […]

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When can we become certified to ISO/IEC 27001:2013?

ISO27001:2013  ISO27001: 2013 – order your copy today >>> When can we become certified to ISO/IEC 27001:2013? by Lewis Morgan @ ITG At this moment in time, we can only provide an estimate which is based on the insight provided by Chair of the UK ISO/IEC 27001 User Group and Director of consultancy at IT Governance […]

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vsRisk – The Cyber Security Risk Assessment Tool

vsRisk – The Cyber Security Risk Assessment Tool It is extremely difficult to carry out a risk assessment that will meet the requirements of ISO27001 without using a specialist information security risk assessment tool. While there are a wide range of products on the market that claim to meet these requirements, the reality is that […]

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A Guide to Data Security and ISO27001/ISO27002

IT Governance 5: An International Guide to Data Security and ISO27001/ISO27002 This manual provides clear, unique guidance for both technical and non-technical managers. It details how to design, implement and deliver an ISMS that complies with ISO 27001. Now in its fifth edition, this title has been fully updated to take account of the latest […]

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Your Cyber Security Project

by James Warren Internet technologies have revolutionised the way that business is conducted but these innovations expose your business to various cyber security risks. Inadequate security can lead to the theft of customer data and, in the event of technological failure or a cyberattack, your business could lose its ability to function altogether. An effective risk management […]

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Penetration testing (often called “pen testing” or “security testing”) establishes whether or not the security in place to protect a network or application against external threats is adequate and functioning correctly. It is an essential component of most ISO27001 and UK public sector contracts. Why would my company need penetration testing services? In a world […]

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Why ISO 27001 certification should be a priority

Why ISO 27001 certification is unavoidable Now a days, the ISO27001 standard has become an almost unavoidable factor in the field of information security. Compliance is unavoidable because most industries are heavily regulated. Seems like more legislations are on our way to redefine our actions on the internet. Because ISO 27001 requirements are largely a […]

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New Draft ISO27001 and ISO27002 Standards

Industry Update New Draft ISO27001 and ISO27002 Standards It has been announced that new Drafts of the two international information security standards ISO27001 (ISMS Requirements) and ISO27002 (Code of Practice) have been published. These Drafts have been published for the purpose of public consultation. As these are international standards, the consultation process operates internationally, via […]

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Impact of an Effective Risk Assessment to ISO 27001

First to start with a definition of risk – Risk is a function of the probability that an identified threat will occur and then impact the mission or business objectives of an organization. The kind of risks we deal with information assets are mostly those risks from which only loss can occur, which may be […]

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Project Planning outline for (ISO 27001) ISMS

The project planning process includes steps to estimate the size of the project, estimate the scope of the effort and resources, assess project risks, and produce an acceptable schedule after negotiating with control owner. Steps below provide a bullet list of project plan outline phases and action items of ISMS (ISO 27001). This is not […]

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Monitoring and reviewing third party InfoSec services

Control A10 of ISO 27001 mandates for outsourcing organization to monitor and review the performance of third party service provider on regular basis which includes the contractor working on critical assets within the scope. Service level Agreement (SLA) or Operation level Agreement (OLA) are the binding legal agreement which includes all the important services to […]

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New ISO27013 Standard helps integrate ISO27001 with ISO20000

IT Governance Ltd, the global leader in IT governance, risk management and compliance, has announced that the highly anticipated ISO27013:2012 Standard has been published and is now available to buy from the company’s online shop at ITG ISO27013:2012 focuses exclusively on the integrated implementation of ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 20000-1 – two of the world’s […]

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