ISO 27001 was established for industry requirements for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS). It mainly focuses on maintaining integrity, discretion or confidentiality and availability of information as part of risk management.
The International Standards Organization (ISO) introduced a new version of ISO IEC 27001 in September 2013. The older version (ISO 27001:2005) is no longer active post-October 2015.
Benefits of ISO 27001 certification/compliance for your organization
The International Standard Organization has published the ISO 22301 for Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS). In case of any cyber security breach, the company or organization must be in a position to continue with effective services while rapidly overcoming any threat to data.
The ISO provides a practical framework for the organization to be able to prevent, prepare, respond to and recover from any disruption in service.
Benefits of ISO 22301:2012
What industries should implement ISO 22301:2012 ?
Essentially all businesses big or small are in need of good compliance standards. In today's technology driven world, IT industries most benefit from ISO 22301 more so because they cannot afford to have any outages or disruption in their services. Even an infinitesimal malfunction could mean losing customers to your competitors.
Two components that every business needs today to survive in the competitive world are; Risk management - Before an incident and BCMS - after an incident.
The International Standards Organization has developed ISO 31000 for effective Risk Management. The ISO 31000 can be used by any organization regardless of size or activity. Although it cannot be used for certification purposes, it proves to be a guidance tool for internal and external audit programs.
The risks that an organization faces can have a severe impact on its economic performance, its image/reputation along with other societal outcomes to name a few. The ISO 31000 helps effectively to identify opportunities and threats, allocate and use resources for risk management, and last but not least increases likelihood of achieving objectives.
Under ISO 31000, managing risk is simple. Once the management commitment is established there is a loop of actions that includes the following.
The standard ISO 31000 is used by many stakeholders that include:
Benefits to Organizations:
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards provides a set of guidelines for all merchants who process card payments. It could be in the form of debit card, credit card, prepaid cards etc. The main purpose behind PCI DSS is to prevent credit/debit card data theft.
PCI compliance is necessary for all eCommerce merchants as all online transactions require customer's debit/credit card information which is sensitive in nature. It protects both customers and merchants by ensuring there is multifactor authentication.
The PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) makes certain that the end user's payment data is safeguarded before, during and after a purchase has been made.
Platinum Principles for continual PCI-DSS
We at Infopercept understand the repercussions of data theft as it could lead to loss of customers and sales. Further in order to become PCI compliant, one must undergo a PCI auditing to meet the standards set by PCI Data Security Standards.
What is the NIST Cybersecurity Framework?
The National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST) is a non-regulatory agency of the United States Department of Commerce. The Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) was set up by NIST to provide a framework by which private companies can secure their networks against cyber threats. This computer security guidance framework helps in the five core functions of identifying, protecting, detecting, responding to and recovering from cyber attacks.
The NIST CSF Gap Analysis helps organizations in developing and implementing security standards. This is done through an informed risk based decision process.
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A Service Organization Control (SOC) is an auditing procedure that enables your service providers to protect your organization from data theft and the privacy of your clients. It relates to one or more of the AICPA's Trust Services Criteria of Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality or Privacy.
In turn these reports are intended to be used by stakeholders such clients, suppliers, Business Partners/Directors and Regulators of the service organization.
A SOC 2 examination is similar to that of SOC 1 reporting, in terms of the structure and general approach. It also allows the flexibility to incorporate additional suitable criteria, such as around adherence to public, industry-specific frameworks such as the HITRUST CSF.
SOC 2 + HITRUST CSF report for HIPAA Compliance
The HITRUST (acronym for Health Information Trust) is a testing organization that issues a CSF (Certified Security Framework) to organizations upon adhering to a set of regulations and standards. It also provides the service organization with a service auditor's examination report that includes the following.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a legislation in the United States that is part of the Social Security Act. It provides data security and privacy to patients medical information.
The whole idea behind this was to provide health care coverage for consumers. It has provisions for Administrative Simplification that helps make the health care system more efficient. The three main areas of HIPAA security are administrative, physical and technical security as detailed below:
The key components of Administrative Simplification include:
Comprehend your vulnerabilities to characterize and organize your security
The Infopercept Security Maturity Assessment conveys logical guidance and an organized security guide to build up a genuine image of your security development. Following an organized methodology, Infopercept's authorities will assess your current security practices and procedures, proposing upgrades to blockade your business against security breaks.
Infopercept's exceedingly experienced group will visit your site, directing a scope of meetings, workshops and tests with individuals over your business. From these exercises we will deliver start to finish investigation of your kin, procedures and devices, with our discoveries being displayed by means of:
A report - which incorporates abnormal state operational counsel and nitty gritty specialized direction to improve your security hazard pose. Our discoveries will be organized utilizing a traffic light framework so you know which territories require consideration first.
An on-location survey - we will stroll through our recommendations, giving you the opportunity to make any inquiries you may have about therapeutic security activities and your association wide development score.
To give a thorough outline of your security development, Proact will dig into a scope of operational territories, including:
We feature chances inside your tasks or information, proposing how to moderate them as successfully and right on time as could reasonably be expected.
IT frameworks advance continually so we survey the controls and strategies that oversee setup changes, support and updates. We'll propose corrections to business frameworks and will examine approaches to help your foundation, following an ITIL based methodology.
Mindfulness is the primary line of guard against digital dangers. Understanding where dangers show and their potential effect on business frameworks is critical to building a solid establishment for a powerful security methodology.
Data is the most profitable resource for generally associations. So as to verify your information, you should realize who approaches it and how it is being shared and imparted to other people.
We'll take a gander at your capacity to track, feature and respond to security occurrences so you can limit their effect. Your association needs to work without significant disturbance, evading the loss of income that can be caused through stopped activities.
Teaching your staff is vital to verifying your information and resources. Through instructional meetings and different apparatuses, Proact can help teach the workforce on how their functioning conduct and mindfulness can extraordinarily diminish the dimension of risk to your association.
Through our SOC administrations and consultancy, Proact can help your association in characterizing and dealing with a progressing procedure, where far reaching business security gauges are engrained.