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ISO 27001

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Annex A Controls

Annex A of the ISO 27001 standard is a list of security controls that organizations can use to improve the security of their information assets.

ISMS Governing Body

An ISMS governing body is a team with management oversight, composed of key members of top management—typically defined as senior leadership and executive management responsible for strategic decisions and resource allocation—from within the organization.

ISO 27001

ISO 27001 is a set of requirements for an information security management system (ISMS) that helps keep consumer data safe. Find out more about ISO 27001 now.

ISO 27001 Internal Audit

An ISO 27001 internal audit examines an organization’s Information Security Management System (ISMS) before undergoing an ISO audit with an external auditor.

ISO 27001 Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

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ISO 27001 Management Review

The ISO 27001 management review ensures an an organization’s Information Security Management System (ISMS) and its objectives continue to remain appropriate and effective given the organization’s purpose, issues, and risks around its information assets.

ISO 27001 Nonconformities

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ISO 27001 Risk Assessment

An ISO 27001 Risk Assessment helps an organization identify weaknesses in its security processes and procedures.

ISO 27001 Risk Treatment Plan

ISO 27001 risk treatment plan identifies a company's risks and assesses a process for how to respond.

ISO 27001 Stage 1 Audit

The ISO 27001 Stage 1 Audit is the first part of a two-stage external process for getting ISO certified.

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