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Glossary definition: ISO/IEC 27003

ISO/IEC 27003: Security Management System Implementation

ISO/IEC 27003, also known as the Information Security Management System (ISMS) Standard, is an international standard that provides guidance and best practices for the implementation of an information security management system (ISMS) within an organization. It is based on the widely accepted ISO/IEC 27001 standard and provides additional guidance on the implementation of the ISMS. This standard provides a framework of requirements and guidance on how to develop, implement, maintain, and improve an ISMS. It also provides guidance on how to assess and manage information security risks and how to establish, document, implement, operate, monitor, review, maintain, and improve the ISMS. Additionally, it provides guidance on how to manage the ISMS in accordance with the organizations’ information security objectives. ISO/IEC 27003 is applicable to all organizations regardless of size, type, and nature, and is intended to be used in conjunction with other management system standards, such as ISO/IEC 27001.