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Glossary definition: ISO/IEC /IEC 27001:2017

ISO/IEC 27001:2017: Understanding Security Management

ISO/IEC 27001:2017 is an international standard that provides specifications and guidance for organizations to establish, maintain, and continually improve an information security management system (ISMS). It is designed to help organizations protect their information assets and prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, destruction, or loss of data. The standard is based on a risk management approach and provides a framework for organizations to identify, assess, and manage their information security risks. It also provides guidance on how to select and implement appropriate security controls to protect and secure information assets. Organizations that meet the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001:2017 can demonstrate to customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders that they have taken appropriate measures to protect their information assets.