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What is an ISMS and why does your organisation need one?

Those getting started in the information security industry might be wondering why experts are telling them to implement an ISMS. We’re here to explain.  An ISMS (information security management system) is essential for any organisation that’s serious about security. It’s a centrally managed framework that enables you to manage, monitor, review and improve your … [Read more...]

A 5-step guide to ISO 27001 risk assessments

Every organisation that handles sensitive data must conduct regular risk assessments, preferably in line with the requirements of ISO 27001.  ISO 27001 is the international standard that describes best practice for implementing and maintaining an ISMS (information security management system). Risk assessments are at the heart of the Standard, as they help … [Read more...]

3 essential controls that can keep your organisation safe from cyber threats

Organisations that want a proven, structured approach to information security should look no further than ISO 27001. The Standard describes best practice for implementing and maintaining an ISMS (information security management system), which is built around a system of controls that protects your information from a wide variety of threats. The full list of controls is listed in Annex A of … [Read more...]

What is an ISO 27001 risk assessment and how should you report on it?

An ISO 27001 risk assessment helps organisations identify, analyse and evaluate weaknesses in their information security processes. It’s a core part of ISO 27001 compliance, informing organisations’ decisions regarding the risks that must be addressed and how they should be tackled. Getting the risk assessment process right is obviously important, but you must remember that it’s only the first … [Read more...]

Final call: register for our upcoming webinar ‘How to implement an information security management system’

Increasingly stringent data security laws and regulations in Ireland and the rest of Europe – combined with a rapidly evolving cyber threat landscape – call for stronger, smarter and more robust data security solutions. Security teams are constantly challenged to protect the information their organisation holds and comply with a growing list of regulations requiring information security measures … [Read more...]

ISO 27001 Webinar – How to implement an ISMS

ISO/IEC 27001 certification demonstrates to existing and potential customers that an organisation has identified and implemented best-practice information security processes. ISO 27001 is the only auditable international standard that defines the requirements of an ISMS (information security management system). An information security management system (ISMS) is a set of policies, procedures and … [Read more...]

How to implement an information security management system

Implementing an ISMS (information security management system) based on the best-practice guidance set out by ISO 27001 and ISO 27002 delivers numerous benefits, including reducing your risk of a data breach. Join Sharon O’Reilly in the second webinar in our ISO 27001 webinar series, “How to implement an information security management system”, which will introduce you to the steps that should be … [Read more...]

Save time and money with our ISO 27001 special offer

ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (ISO 27001) is the international standard that describes best practice for an ISMS (information security management system). Achieving accredited certification to ISO 27001 demonstrates that your company is following information security best practice, and provides an independent, expert verification that information security is managed in line with international best practice … [Read more...]

July book of the month: A bumper ISO 27001 edition

Every month, IT Governance selects a book of the month from our extensive catalogue of cyber security guides, but this month we’ve been decided that one book just wasn’t enough. That’s why we’ve picked The ISO 27001 Expertise Bundle, which comprises four invaluable guides to help you understand and implement the information security standard.  Here’s an overview of each book and why you … [Read more...]