New ISO/IEC standard helps combat the toughest information security risks

From hackers trying to break into networks, health to insiders using their knowledge and internal access rights to use company data for their personal gain, stuff the impact from a wide variety of information security threats can be reduced using an information security incident management approach contained in the new International Standard ISO/IEC 27035:2011.

Information security breaches can compromise your business systems, and cause disruption to business operations. Being prepared and responding in a timely and effective way can mean the difference between minor incident and a business disaster. Using an information security incident management system enables organizations to have the controls and procedures in place to manage a wide variety of security incidents and vulnerabilities.

ISO/IEC 27035:2011, Information technology – Security techniques – Information security incident management, gives “how to” guidance on detecting, reporting and assessing information security incidents and vulnerabilities.

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