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Glossary definition: ISO/IEC 27001 Annex A Controls

ISO/IEC 27001 Annex A Controls: A Comprehensive Guide

ISO/IEC 27001 Annex A Controls are a set of 114 security controls and associated guidance that can be used to help organizations protect their information assets. These controls are divided into 14 categories, including Access Control, Cryptography, Personnel Security, Physical and Environmental Security, System and Communications Protection, System and Information Integrity, and Organization of Information Security. Each control is accompanied by a detailed description and implementation guidance. The controls are designed to provide organizations with a comprehensive set of security measures that can be tailored to their specific needs and risk profile. The controls provide a framework for organizations to evaluate their current security posture, identify gaps, and develop an action plan to address those gaps. By following the guidance provided in the Annex A Controls, organizations can create a secure and reliable information system that meets their security objectives.