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How to perform an ISO 27001 second-party audit of an outsourced supplier

To focus on their core business, many organizations rely on outsourced suppliers to perform support processes. While this approach may bring benefits like costs savings, and access to expert knowledge and state-of-the-art technology, it can also involve risks related to loss of control over how these processes are performed and …

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Should information security focus on asset protection, compliance, or corporate governance?

Traditionally, information security has been perceived as an activity that was built around protecting sensitive information assets – after all, this is what the first (2005) revision of ISO 27001, and its predecessor BS 7799-2, also emphasized. These standards required companies to identify all the assets, and then build the …

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How two-factor authentication enables compliance with ISO 27001 access controls

Access control is one of the cornerstones of security. If you cannot control who access what, you cannot ensure security at all. Because of that, access control stays in the main focus of security teams and wrongdoers. Today, simple use of passwords, tokens, or biometrics is not enough to prevent …

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Does ISO 27001 implementation satisfy EU GDPR requirements?

Lately, I’ve been asked questions like: “If ISO 27001 is implemented in my organization, will it fully comply with European General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) requirements?” and “Our company is ISO 27001 certified. Are we already compliant with EU GDPR?” The new regulation introduces a set of rules that require …

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The blessing of continuous improvement in ISO 22301

As with any other ISO management standard, not improving is not an option in ISO 22301. Best results can be achieved if improvements are applied to different aspects of the BCM approach. What improvement area or areas may have high priority is mainly dictated by the actual situation of the …

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ISO 27001 Internal Auditor training – Is it good for my career?

With business processes under constant pressure from management, customers, and other interested parties, to protect information exactly as requested, by means of technical specifications, legal requirements, or business objectives, and the greater complexity and sophistication of operations, the use of audit expertise in information security is becoming a critical point …

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Key performance indicators for an ISO 27001 ISMS

Think about a medical exam. Our objective is for the physician to tell us that our health is ok and that we’ll live a long life, right? And how does the physician evaluate our health to determine if we are on track or not? By using several biological indicators, like …

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What Can War Teach Us About Mainframe Security?

The mainframe environment, or Big Iron, continues to grow at a rate of about 5% per year according to recent predictions. While experts have historically considered the Mainframe to be the safest environment from a Cybersecurity perspective, one has to wonder if this “big box dinosaur” is able to handle …

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