Important Notice: ISO 27001 UPDATE

17 Oct, 2013

Important Notice: ISO 27001 Update-Information Security Standard

This popular standard which implements the highest standards for Information Security Management has been revised, with the new requirements now in effect.

27001 imageSo what are the main changes for the ISO 27001:2013 edition?

  •    The new structure is common to other new management systems; integration becomes seamless.
  •    An increased emphasis on objective setting and the monitoring and measurement of performance.
  •    Some terminology and definitions have been amended.
  •    Risk assessment requirements have been altered to align better with other standard guidelines.
  •    An increased focus on Management Commitment and leadership.
  •    Controls have been modified to become more logical, take into account varying threats, and remove duplication.
  •    Additional controls have been included to allow for technology advances such as cloud computing.
  •    Greater controls to secure communication in client and supplier relationships.

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