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Glossary definition: Information Security Management System (ISMS)

ISMS: Securing Your Data with an Information Security Management System

An Information Security Management System (ISMS) is a comprehensive set of policies, procedures, controls, and technologies used to protect sensitive information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, destruction, or modification. It is designed to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data and systems, as well as to protect against threats such as malicious attacks, natural disasters, and human error. An ISMS typically includes risk assessments, security policies and procedures, technical controls, and user awareness training. It is important for organizations to create and maintain an effective ISMS to ensure the security of their data and systems.