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Creating a centralised cyber security risk register

Creating a centralised cyber security risk register

| | ISO 27001, ISO 27001 Compliance
A centralised cyber security risk register is a document that includes information about an organisation’s threat environment. It contains information on potential cyber security risks, and usually acts as evidence that an ...
The information security risk assessment: identifying threats

The information security risk assessment: identifying threats

| | ISO 27001
One of the core aspects of an information security risk assessment is to identify the threats your organisation faces. We recommend that you follow the best practices outlined in ISO 27001 when ...
ISO 27001: Top risk treatment options and controls explained

ISO 27001: Top risk treatment options and controls explained

For all the attention that organisations pay to their ISO 27001 risk assessment, it’s worth remembering that there’s an additional step afterwards – risk treatment. This is where you take the risks ...
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Information security vulnerability vs threat vs risk: What are the differences?

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If organisations are to adequately protect their sensitive data, they need to understand the three core components of information security: threat, vulnerability and risk. Those unfamiliar with the technicalities of information security ...
Identifying relevant laws and regulations is the key to effective data security

Identifying relevant laws and regulations is the key to effective data security

Personal data is the lifeblood of many organisations, but it is becoming increasingly important to manage the way that information is used. Organisations that fail to do so risk data breaches, reputational ...
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Having too many security solutions is as bad as having too few

When you’re considering your organisation’s cyber security measures, there are two things you must consider: do these controls work now, and will these controls work in the future? The first issue is ...
3 myths about ISO 27001 certification

3 myths about ISO 27001 certification

ISO 27001 is the international standard for an ISMS (information security management system), a best-practice approach to security that helps organisations achieve all of their data privacy compliance objectives. If you are ...
Top 10 risks to include in an information security risk assessment

Top 10 risks to include in an information security risk assessment

An ISO 27001 risk assessment should have five key steps. In this blog, we look at the second step in the process: identifying the risks that organisations face. How to identify threats You ...
The Statement of Applicability in ISO 27001

The Statement of Applicability in ISO 27001

When it comes to ISO 27001 compliance, the SoA (Statement of Applicability) is one of the key documents you must complete. It identifies the controls you have selected to address information security ...
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ISO 27005 and the risk assessment process

ISO 27005 describes the risk management process for information and cyber security. It’s part of the ISO 27000 series, which means its advice is part of a wider set of best practices for to protect ...