ISO 27001 Domains, Control Objectives and Controls

ISO 27001 has for the moment 11 Domains, 39 Control Objectives and 130+ Controls. Following is a list of the Domains and Control Objectives. 1. Security policy Information security policy Objective: To provide management direction and support for information security in accordance with business requirements and relevant laws and regulations. 2. Organization of information security… Continue reading ISO 27001 Domains, Control Objectives and Controls

ISO 27001 Certification Statistics

How many companies have certified under ISO 27001? You can find the answer here. So, under 7300 as of mid-August 2011. Now, in another report from April 2008, there were 4500 certificates. With the distribution: Japan (2550); UK (370);India (430); Taiwan (175); China(110); Germany (90); and then a group of countries (Hungary, Italy, USA, &… Continue reading ISO 27001 Certification Statistics

ISMS Certification vs Conformity

So, as stated here you can certify against ISO/IEC 27001 only. But why certify? Here are some reasons provided by certification bodies. Certification finds no basis in legislative or regulatory requirement, so why bother? The best answer is to validate that investment in security controls meets business goals and provides business value. Business value is… Continue reading ISMS Certification vs Conformity

The ISO/IEC 27000 Set of Standards Overview

The ISO/IEC 270xx is a set o standards regarding Information Security Management Systems (ISMS). The developer of this standards is the International Organization for Standardization ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC27002 are derived from ISO/IEC 17799:2005 who is derived from BS7799 (British Standard). Many standards regarding ISMS are under development and the published ones are subject… Continue reading The ISO/IEC 27000 Set of Standards Overview