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Glossary definition: ISO/IEC 27001 Or ISO/IEC 27018

ISO/IEC 27001 & 27018: Securing Your Data

ISO/IEC 27001 is an international standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) for information security management systems (ISMS). It provides a framework of specifications and best practices for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving an ISMS. It is designed to help organizations ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of their information assets. The standard is divided into 14 clauses and is based on a process approach, with the main focus being on risk management. It requires organizations to identify and manage risks to their information assets, and to establish controls to mitigate those risks. ISO/IEC 27001 also requires organizations to define security policies and procedures, and to ensure that those policies and procedures are followed. ISO/IEC 27018 is a code of practice for the protection of personal data in the cloud. It provides a set of security controls and procedures that cloud service providers must implement when processing personal data. The code is based on the ISO/IEC 27001 ISMS and is designed to ensure that personal data is adequately protected and managed. It covers areas such as data security, data privacy, data security breach notification, data transfer, and data retention.