ISO 27001 Information Security in plain English
ISO 27001 Information Security in plain English: 29 March 2022
We were delighted to host our webinar last week - 'ISO 27001 Information Security in plain English' and a big thank you to all those who registered.
Information Security is becoming critical to every business, and there is a fast-growing trend towards developing management systems based on the ISO 27001 standard. However, the subject and its terminology can certainly be a little daunting. So, we set out to cut through that in this webinar.
The webinar covered topics including:
- What is information security?
- Is it relevant to your business or organization?
- Cyber attacks (with examples of prominent data breaches)
- Application to large and small businesses
- Customer requirements
- Legal / regulatory requirements
- The ISO 27001 standard
- Its relationship to the PDCA cycle
- ISO 27001 clauses
- ISO 27001 annex controls
- Steps to consider
- Gap analysis
- Project planning
Whether you were able to join us or not, a copy of the slide deck is available for you here:
The webinar also marked the launch of Qudos ISO 27001 InfoSec Toolkit. which provides very cost-effective resources to help your organization get started on its ISMS (Information Security Management System) based on the ISO 27001 standard. The toolkit includes a guidebook to give you an understanding requirements, gap analysis and planning, plus a huge library of template policies, procedures, and forms.
The toolkit was released to Qudos 3 IMS software cloud service users over the weekend.
This post commences a regular blog on information security where we will work through all the clauses and controls in ISO 27001. A great starting point for developing your ISMS. In the first blog, we will take a look at addressing ISO 27001 clause 4: Context (including understanding the cntext of the organization, the needs and expectations of interested parties, establishing the scope of the ISMS, and setting out the system).
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