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ISO for Information Security

ISO for Information Security

The ISO/IEC 17799:2000 provides recommendations and voluntary guidelines for information security management. It is the code of practice for information security management.

Information refers to any type. It can be paper based, digital, conversation, etc. Information security is about availability, confidentiality and integrity.

Some topics of ISO/IEC 17799:2000 include:

  • Organizational security policy
  • Organizational security infrastructure
  • Asset classification and control
  • Security personnel
  • Physical security
  • Access control
  • Communications management
  • Systems development and maintenance
  • Business continuity
  • Compliance

1. National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST’s) Information Technology Laboratory

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