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ISO 27001

ISO 27001:2013 details security techniques to be used for better information security management. It can be used by any organization, large or small, regardless of the type of business. Using ISO 27001 helps ensure that customers implement right practices to safeguard against information security related threats and vulnerabilities.

This standard is divided into many clauses, the major ones being around

Understanding information security context of the company

Requirements for company leadership

Planning for information security risks, objectives, and changes

Resources, competence, awareness, communication and documentation

Operations - Information Security Controls, Risk Assessments and Risk Treatments

Evaluating performance of the Information Security Management System

Continual improvement

ISO 27001 is the world’s best-known standard for information security management systems (ISMS) and their requirements. They enable organizations of all sectors and sizes to manage the security of assets such as financial information, intellectual property, employee data and information entrusted by third parties.

For detailed and up to date information on ISO 27001 visit https://www.iso.org/standard/54534.html