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What is ISO?

  • The world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards
  • International Standards give state of the art specifications for products, services and good practice – helps to make industry more efficient and effective (www.iso.org)
  • Global Strategic is ISO 27001:2013 Certified

What is ISO 27001:2013?

  • ISO 27001 is an information security management system (ISMS) standard that is focused primarily on information and data security. 2013 is the most recent release of the standard
  • Information includes: items stored on computers, transmitted across networks, printed or written on paper, sent by fax, stored on tapes or on disks, spoken in conversations (including telephone), and more

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What is Information Security?

Within ISO 27001, Information Security is defined as the preservation of:

  • Confidentiality: ensuring that information is only accessible to those who are authorized to have access
  • Integrity: safeguarding the accuracy and completeness of information and processing methods
  • Availability: ensuring that authorized users have access to information and associated assets when required

Why is Information Security Important

Information Security is important to a business, its clients and its employees. Proper information security is necessary to:

  • Protect information from a range of treats
  • Maximize return on investments
  • Ensure business continuity
  • Protect important client data
  • Safeguard sensitive and private staff information

How is Information Security Achieved?

  • Information security is achieved by implementing several controls
  • These controls can be in the form of policies, practices, procedures, organizational structures and software functions
  • These controls are based on the ISO 27001:2013 standard and designed to protect an organization against threats against information security. There are 114 total controls in the standard that an organization must implement
  • These controls include physical entry, data access, human resources, media handling, equipment security, user responsibilities, and many more