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Questions tagged [iso27001]

The specification for information security management systems, developed to "provide a model for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving an information security management system."

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Do you need to validate compensating controls of a certified organization?

Our web application uses Google's G Suite Single Sign-on for authentication into our application. As part of writing documentation around compensating controls, the PCI DSS requires "Validation of ...
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Can ISO 27001 auditors audit their own work?

It may seem that the question in the title is stupid, but it is not. There is a known case of deletion of "Auditors shall not audit their own work" rule in 2015 version of ISO 9001 and the remaining ...
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Starting with ISO 27001 - what to buy?

We want to start implementing the ISMS according to ISO 27001. Now I know that the ISO 2700x familiy consists of a lot of standards, a lot of them beeing industry-specific standard documents. My ...
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What a information security help desk looks like

ISO 27001 A.16 is talking about handling information security incidents and events and about the point of contact to which such events should be reported. I'm wondering how in real life and real ...
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Potential risks per ISO 27002 clauses 5-18

I have a study project related to establishing of ISO 27001. I will do GAP analyses on "fictional" company over all ISO 27001 Annex A controls using ISO 27002. After I do that, I will detect the ...
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Are there currently any standards for Homomorphic encryption?

I am curious if there are any released standards for homomorphic encryption, or computing on encrypted data. Perhaps by NIST, ANSI, or ISO. If not, are there any that are under development right now? ...
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Is there a security standard/framework which interpret the CISO role as independent position

It is more or less an open secret that the CISO should act independently in the company. In my opinion, a supposed reporting line to the CIO is a conflict of interest (budget vs. security). The CISO ...
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ISO 27001 and copying code from stackoverflow

So ever since we got certified, every time some code from stackoverflow is shown the ISO 27001 argument comes up "we can't copy code". As a dev, I have to say not allowing code form stackoverflow is ...
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Difference between ISO/IEC 27001 and CISSP CBK

Sorry to ask this, I am quite new to Security area. Recently I am trying to introduce some security standards. After some searching I found this out in this doc Among them, ISO is the best-known ...
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Controlling windows server on Amazon Web Services

Our site is ISO-27001 compliant. As part of the compliance we were advised not to use RDP to connect to the server, but rather to choose a cloud server which provides a web-interface. Our current ...
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Expressing the risk of not having a security policy (e.g. ISO 27002, chapter 5)

How do I express non-compliance to ISO 27002 chapter 5 as a risk? The basic principle of an ISMS according to ISO 27001 is a risk-based approach. Following this, every control of Annex A (ISO 27002) ...
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ISO 27001 scoping for small company using all cloud-based services

I'm in the process of defining the scope definition according to ISO 27001 for a company whose core business process is based on the analysis of health-related data. The IT infrastructure is entirely ...
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What are the similarities and differences between CISSP CBK, ISO/IEC, and the NIST NICE Framework? [closed]

There are a ton of different information security/cyber security frameworks but I was wondering if someone can give a quick rundown of some major similarities and differences. It'll really help me ...
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How to start with an Information Security Program?

I am a software tester, InfoSec is mostly tangential to my job, and people only ask me questions about InfoSec because I am not afraid to use Google or Stack Exchange when I don't know something. (...
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About SSD secure disposal for conforming to iso27001

To be compliant with ISO27001 secure disposal controls with a magnetic HDD we could degauss it before disposal. In SSD scenario, what is the best way for secure disposal which is compliant to ISO27001 ...
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ISO 27001 structure and granularity of the content

I'm new to ISO 27001 and my goal is to come up with an ISMS policy for an mid-size organisation. As I did not purchase the standards, I went to read up advisera's articles and went through their free ...
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Password expiration and compliance (ISO, NIST, PCI, etc)

I'm quite confused about what is the current state in 2017 for the idea of password expiration/rotation especially related to security certifications as ISO, PCI, etc. I keep reading that password ...
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Will granting access to data without owner approval set a bad precedent?

I work for a small company that does contract work that involves storing customer data on our servers for the duration of a project. We recently adopted more strict folder security in which each team ...
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ISO 27001: salary changes to employees without notification [closed]

Recently our management team started changing the salaries of employees without having them sign a new contact or statement saying they acknowledge the change in wage. I thought that there was a ...
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Documentation for risk assessment in ISO 27001 structure

We are currently implementing the ISO27001, I have a question regarding the documentation of the risk assessement. We choose EBIOS to be our risk assessement method, and I found some templates of the ...
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Does an ISO27001 audit require users to reveal their passwords?

My company's system administrator is asking for our passwords for an ISO audit and my VP IT operations support says it's mandatory for ISMS (ISO27001). Can someone confirm if this is true?
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What is a similar security standard to ISO 27001 with more focus on IT security? [closed]

*Edit - Replies so far are re-stating what ISO 27K is and is not. We are aware of this, however the perception of ISO 27K is different. We do not have infosec professionals so we just want to know ...
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Asset management tracking [closed]

I was tasked with getting all of our ISMS Assets documented to prepare for an ISO 27k audit. Right now I am using a spreadsheet and I would like to use something more... professional. It has way to ...
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What standard alternative to ISO 27001 can be used for a small business?

The business in question has high requirements for information security due to the sensitive nature of their work. The company has 5 people on staff and work with consultants from time to time. Is ...
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How to achieve other security compliances/certifications on AWS after satisfying HIPAA?

Our infrastructure is built entirely on AWS and we went through the HIPAA process to ensure that our system is HIPAA-compliant. Where should we look or what next steps can we take to obtain other ...
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ISO 27001, Skype, online CRM… compatible? [duplicate]

My company is B2B, our services include hosting data about our clients' users. Data protection laws are important to us, and we must observe them carefully as our clients rightly demand their users' ...
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Special Level Agreements for ISO27001

Suppose that in the ISMS scope I have the management of services provided by some cloud provider, i.e the provider provides me a virtual server for performing certain critical operations. I would ...
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Scope Definition 27001: Locations

I m in the process of defining the scope definition according to ISO 27001 for a company that its core business process is based on the analysis of health-related data. The IT infrastructure is ...
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Treatment of Database as a Service in Asset Registry

I have a Relational Database (DB) that is hosted by a cloud provider in my asset registry to be used for ISO27001 certification.This implies everything is maintained by the cloud provider, e.g. ...
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ISO27001 Risk Assessment Methodology

I'm in the process of defining a risk assessment methodology for a company that would like to be aligned with ISO 27001. The standard states clearly that the aim is the protection of CIA (...
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ISO 27001 For Outsourcer

Just to clarify, my company is a software outsourcing provider (commonly referred to as "outsourcer") and we - not our customer - are planning to get certified to ISO 27001. Given that we only take ...
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Risk Assessment Methodology ISO 27001

I would like to apply ISO 27001 best practices for a company that has not completed its final online architecture yet and it is still under development phase. However, they pretty much know which ...
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PCI DSS or PCI Standard - Standards | Requirement | Implementation

I have done ISO 27001 implementation and auditin. I want to get a clear idea of PCIDSS standard. What is PCI DSS (I know the abbreviation) What are all the materials and sites to refer? What are all ...
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Development of ISO27001 ISMS before production

I would like to ask if it is efficient and correct to design the ISO27001 ISMS for a company/organisation that is not yet in fully operational mode - e.g. their online architecture of their system is ...
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ISO 27001 and ChromeOS logging

Is it possible to use ChromeOS devices within an organization that is ISO 27001 compliant? The consultant my employer has hired to assist us in becoming ISO 27001 certified has indicated that ...
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ISO27001 Scoping : Defining boundaries

I would like to define the scope of the ISMS for an organisation in which information assets are sitting entirely on the cloud and managed through services provided by the cloud (even storing the data ...
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Scoping for ISO27001

In case the user authentication is outsourced for a company, does it need to be included in the scope? I think that even if it is outsourced it must be included in the scope definition.
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ISO27001: Scoping Definition for Data Hosted on Cloud

I'm trying to define a scoping definition, as required by ISO27001, for a company that offers advice to customers based on health-related data. The strength of this company is its advice that offers ...
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Is it possible for one Division of an organization to be certified ISO 27001?

Is it possible for an entity or a division part of an organization to be certified ISO 27001, specifically the Division Information Security Management System?
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Business process based risk assessment methodology for iso 27001:2013 [closed]

I am working on an isms implementation for iso 27001:2013. So far whatever risk assessment approaches i have used asset based in which methodology focuses on asset value evaluation, threats, ...
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ISO27001 compliance and perceived Risks using Microsoft SQL Server Azure 2016 [closed]

Introduction My company is currently undergoing ISO27001 compliance. I originally thought that this is a purely technical issue, with the merits of different solutions being weighed up on purely ...
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ISO 27001:2013 certification questions

Advice/opinion appreciated. Ultimately, our company would like to achieve ISO27001:2013 certification, but that is some way off. In the interim, we want to be able to get to the point whereby we can "...
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What kind of ISO 27k certifications can an individual get?

I heard that there are ISO 27K certifications. E.G. Info Security foundation based on ISO/IEC 27002. I am interested how it is possible to get a higher level, what kind of options there are to get iso ...
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Is it necessary to have security documentations, policies, DRP & BCP's at place in order to execute secure network architectural review?

One of my client has ISO 27001 audits at their disposal and they have been going through audits. Meanwhile, they are taking custom security services from our company where-in one of the deliverables ...
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Does ISO 27001 allow cloud based Spam/Malware filter solutions

We are currently switching over to Exchange 2013 and we are thinking about outsourcing the spam and malware filtering to Microsofts Exchange Online Protection. Its implemented by changing the MX ...
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Does ISO 27001 allow a company to use FTP?

On a project I had to use unsecured FTP to connect to the hosting provider - not SFTP, not FTPS. The hosting provider proudly claims it's ISO 27001 certified. Somehow this all seemed quite wrong to me....
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Question about ISO 27001:2013 scope definition

My company would like to be ISO 27001 certified, so we have started a preliminary study and are now working on a draft ISMS scope in accordance with the standard (context of the company, interested ...
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How to communicate how secure your system is to your employer's clients

Businesses have to collect information about their clients, and clients often want assurance that their information is secure. What is the accepted way to concisely and clearly communicate how secure ...
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ISO27001 and Linux/Ubuntu

My company has an ISO 27001 certification. They provided me a new laptop with Windows 8 OS in it. I asked if I can have a Linux/Ubuntu OS installed, they said that it is not possible due to the ISO ...
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US FIPS equivalent of ISO 27001?

I am familiar with the US government's FIPS standards, like FIPS 140, policies and procedures; and security controls like those enumerated in SP800-53. I am less familiar with ISO 27001. A preview of ...