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ISO 27001 Requirements Checklist: Steps and Tips for Implementation

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Published 07/01/2020

ISO 27001 enables organizations of any size to manage the security of assets such as employee information, financial information, intellectual property, employee details, and third-party information.  ISO 27001 is primarily known for providing requirements for an information security management system (ISMS) and is part of a much larger set of information security standards.  An ISMS is a standards-based approach to managing sensitive information to make sure it stays secure. The core of an ISMS is rooted in the people, processes, and technology through a governed risk management program.  Many organizations follow ISO 27001 standards, while others instead seek to obtain an ISO 27001 certification. It is important to note that certification is evaluated and granted by an independent third party…

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How to Maintain ISO 9001 Certification

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Published 11/14/2019

It’s not easy for an organization to implement the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001 and obtain an ISO certification for the standard. But just because you’ve achieved ISO 9001:2015 (the latest version) certification, doesn’t mean your work is done. That’s because your company has to be continually audited to ensure it still meets the requirements of the ISO 9001 standard. ISO 9001 is the international standard that details the requirements necessary to create a quality management system (QMS). A quality management system focuses around providing products and services that meet customer needs, along with industry and government regulations. ISO 9001 is the most popular of the ISO 9000 series of ISO standards and the only ISO standard in the…

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ISO 9001 Quality Management Principles

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Published 11/12/2019

ISO 9001 is the international standard for quality management systems (QMS), published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ISO standards are the most widely used quality management standards worldwide. Increasingly, your customers are looking for a guarantee that the products they’re buying from you have gone through quality management best practices. Adopting the ISO 9001 standard is one step toward offering that guarantee. The current version is ISO 9001:2015, which was released in September 2015. The goal of ISO 9001, part of the ISO 9000 family of quality management standards, is to help you prevent quality issues that could affect your customers, employees, business partners, and even your industry.  ISO 9001 defines the requirements for creating a quality management system. The…

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ISO Certification 27001 Requirements & Standards

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Published 06/16/2016

ISO Certification 27001 Requirements & Standards ISO 27001 compliance can be confusing because the sheer volume of standards is overwhelming, but the right program can ensure business continuity. If using an ISO audit software tool to achieve ISO certification is on your compliance roadmap, here’s a quick primer to get you up to speed and jumpstart your ISO compliance efforts. What is ISO 27001? The ISO 27001 family, published by the International Organization for Standardization, includes a set of standards for information security. Deciphering the various numbers can be confusing at first, but each standard is numbered and deals with a specific facet of managing your company’s information security risk management efforts. At a minimum, you need to know ISO/IEC…

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August Standards Updates: FedRAMP Seeks Help, HIPAA Concerns, ISO “Landmark” and NIST Developments

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Published 09/02/2015

FedRAMP Needs Feds to Help Refine High Impact Baseline The standards set forth by the High Impact Baseline will allow commercial cloud service providers to host sensitive information in their systems. Considering the potential that this Baseline has to shape the FedRAMP program going forward, officials are working hard to ensure that they get the standard right. After receiving public comments on their draft of the High Impact Baseline, FedRAMP is looking for help from federal employees to revise the standards set forth. FedRAMP plans to create “The Tiger Team,” which will consist of federal IT managers who can facilitate and oversee the revision process and prepare a final draft of the Baseline, which is scheduled to be finished prior…

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