ISO 27001 Information Security – Clause 6.2 Objectives

ISO 27001 Information Security – Clause 6.2 Objectives 9 June 2022 – ISO 27001 Information Security in plain English – Blog post #9. ISO 27001 – Clause 6.2 Objectives. Setting SMART Objectives to provide a focus to your management system, assigning, communicating, monitoring and measuring them.   ISO 27001 Information Security in plain English Information…

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ISO 27001 Information Security –  Clause 5.2 Policy

ISO 27001 Information Security – Clause 5.2 Policy 17 May 2022 – ISO 27001 Information Security in plain English – Blog post #6. A key element in demonstrating top management’s leadership and commitment to Information Security is its Information Security Policy. This article discusses the requirements of Clause 5.2 Policy and how to address them.…

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ISO 27001 Information Security – Clause 5.1 Leadership and commitment

ISO 27001 Information Security – Clause 5.1 Leadership and commitment 11 May 2022 – ISO 27001 Information Security in plain English – Blog post #5. With this article, we move into the standard’s clause 5 which includes a number of requirements for top management. It’s all part of ISO’s initiatives to involve senior management in…

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New management systems implementation program

New management systems implementation program   25 August 2020 Authorised Qudos reseller ‘Auditor Training Online’ has announced MSIP – its new management systems implementation program. This exciting new program combines everything you need to build a management system for Quality, Environment and OH&S, or a combination of these standards. Notable amongst those inclusions is Qudos…

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Business continuity and ISO 22301

Business continuity and the ISO 22301 standard 19 May 2020   Business continuity management is dealing with the impact of disruptions in order to continue providing services or products. That is, at least to acceptable levels and time frames. A BCMS (or business continuity management system) will integrate arrangements for prevention and recovery to build…

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Thinking about remote working?

Thinking about remote working? 16 March 2020 Many organisations are looking at remote working (or teleworking) for at least some of their workers during the Coronavirus or COVID-19 crisis. Remote working is not practical for everyone. However, it’s a potentially viable alternative for many to maintain at least some level of business continuity. It’s a…

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The ISO 45001 OHS standard: A Quick Intro

ISO 45001 OHS Standard: A Quick Intro 3 March 2020 The ISO 45001 OHS Standard specifies requirements for an OHSMS (Occupational Health & Safety Management System). It was released in 2018 and is gradually superseding many earlier national standards. Many observers consider ISO 45001 to be the most significant OHS standard ever. Why? Well, a…

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10 Essential tips for a Great QMS #3 – Set SMART Objectives

10 Essential tips for a Great QMS #3 Set SMART Objectives ISO 9001 requires top management to establish quality objectives throughout their organization. Unfortunately, this is an aspect of quality management to which many pay scant regard – taking the easy way out with a few hastily penned statements that are neither very challenging, or…

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