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A Beginner’s Introduction to ISO 31000: Risk Management

A Beginner’s Introduction to ISO 31000: Risk Management Risk management is important to maximize your organization’s potential. What is ISO 31000? ISO 31000 is a universal set of standards related to risk management (which is defined as the identification, evaluation and prioritisation of risks). It offers principles and guidelines for organisations seeking to manage professionalContinue reading “A Beginner’s Introduction to ISO 31000: Risk Management”

An Introduction to ISO 27001 Access Control

An Introduction to ISO 27001 Access Control Access control is a critical component of any information security program, as it helps prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data. When looking into access control, it is first important to understand what it is and how it can affect you no matter what role you are in.  Continue reading “An Introduction to ISO 27001 Access Control”

ISO 27001 Controls: Network Security

ISO 27001 Controls: Network Security Any organisation that works with interconnected computers would be wise to take network security into consideration. Nearly all organisations work with interconnected computers in some capacity.     Remember, not every computer has a keyboard and mouse. From your mobile phone, to your TV remote, and even your credit card, nearlyContinue reading “ISO 27001 Controls: Network Security”

ISO 27001 Controls: Software Management

ISO 27001 Controls: Software Management Privacy terms and policies Your work computer probably has a bunch of restrictions in place. These restrictions probably prevent you from installing software. They may also block access to certain websites.   These restrictions can often be very frustrating. I remember encountering them on school computers. I would attempt toContinue reading “ISO 27001 Controls: Software Management”

A Beginners Introduction to Compliance

A Beginner’s Introduction to Compliance How your organisation manages its compliance is key to deliver value What is compliance? Compliance can be defined as the act of complying with a task, order, rule or regulation. However, this does not communicate the value that it can actually deliver to a business. A better way to understandContinue reading “A Beginners Introduction to Compliance”

ISO 27001 Controls: Supplier Relationship

ISO 27001 Controls: Supplier Relationships There are key factors to consider when working with a supplier. Securely exchanging data with third parties Most organisations handling sensitive data will find themselves sharing this data with other organisations, for various reasons. At Inverifi, and our sister companies, we host our apps on AWS. We place our customers’Continue reading “ISO 27001 Controls: Supplier Relationship”

ISO 27001 Controls: Asset Management

ISO 27001 Controls: Asset Management An organisation that takes asset management serious- is an organisation that takes care of itself If you work for a security-conscious organisation, you may have noticed that it takes asset management very seriously. You may understand the reasons for certain asset management processes, but perhaps others seem somewhat arbitrary toContinue reading “ISO 27001 Controls: Asset Management”

ISO 27001 Controls: Unique Passwords

ISO 27001 Controls: Unique Passwords Keep your data secure by using unique passwords The Importance of Unique Passwords If you have many online accounts, for any purpose, you should always use a unique password for each one.   If you work for an organisation that complies with ISO 27001, it will require that you haveContinue reading “ISO 27001 Controls: Unique Passwords”

ISO 27001 Controls: Cryptography

ISO 27001 Controls: Cryptography The importance of cryptography and how it keeps your data safe I could say cryptography is an essential part of any organisation dealing with confidential data, but to say so, would be a massive understatement of its scope. Cryptography is everywhere. When you pay for something, it is used to transferContinue reading “ISO 27001 Controls: Cryptography”

ISO 27001 Controls: Physical Security

ISO 27001 Controls: Physical Security Keep your keycard safe and avoid malicious actors Hold onto your office keycard If you work for an organisation that takes security seriously, then, in all likelihood, physical security is an important consideration for each and every employee. For you, this probably means taking reasonable measures to prevent unauthorised peopleContinue reading “ISO 27001 Controls: Physical Security”