ISO/IEC
27001

 
Informa2on
Security
Management
 System


Presented
by
Daminda
Perera


26/07/2008

ISO/IEC
27001:2005
‐
Informa@on
technology
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Security
techniques
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Informa@on
 security
management
systems
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Requirements


Agenda
•  verview of ISMS Family of Standards O • SO/IEC 27001 I • mplementation I •  ertification C •  enefits of Compliance B •  ummary S

and if necessary to demonstrate to other parties (e.e. cost effective) security controls to protect information assets. suppliers) their ability to manage information security.g. business partners. • t specifies a risk-based security management system that is I designed to ensure that organisations select and operate adequate and proportionate (i. •  ublished by the International Organization for Standardization P (ISO) and the International Electro technical Commission (IEC). • t uses the ‘plan-do-check-act (improve)’ model. I . auditors. customers.Overview of ISMS Family of Standards •  he ISMS standards specify a framework for organisations T to manage information security aspects of their business.

ISMS fundamentals and vocabulary Plan ISO/IEC 27001 Establish the -  Establishing. operating. implementing. ISMS maintaining and improving an ISMS -  Documentation requirements Implement and Maintain and Do operate the ISMS -  Management responsibilities improve the ISMS Act -  Internal audits and management reviews ISO/IEC 27003 .ISMS implementation Guide Check ISO/IEC 27004 – Measurement and metrics ISO/IEC 27005 – Risk management ISO/IEC 27006 – Requirements for the accreditation of bodies providing certification of ISMS Monitor and review the ISMS .Overview of ISMS Family of Standards (cont’d) ISO/IEC 27000 .

Overview of ISMS Family of Standards (cont’d) .

maintaining and improving an Information Security Management System (ISMS) .ISO/IEC 27001 • SO/IEC 27001: ‘Information Security Management Systems I Requirements’ is the foundational standard. 39 control objectives.Provide the base for third-party recognition ISO 27001 Registrations/Certifications demonstrate conformance to the standard •  pecifies requirements for establishing. implementing. and 133 controls .Provide the standard for Information Security Management Systems Consists of 11 control sections. •  he goal of ISO 27001 is to: T . reviewing. •  n internationally recognized structured methodology dedicated to A information security • A management process to evaluate. it is applicable to all types of organization and all sectors of the economy. implement and maintain an Information Security Management System (ISMS) • Prepared to provide a model for: establishing. monitoring. operating. implementing and documenting S information security management systems (ISMS).

technical. and personnel security • Emphasis that the information security is a management process. complex situation=complex ISMS solution) . the processes employed and the size and structure of the organization • Scale the system in accordance with your needs. procedural. • The design and implementation is influenced by the organization’s needs and objectives. security requirements.ISO/IEC 27001 (Cont’d) • A comprehensive set of controls comprised of best practices in information security applicable to all industry sectors emphasis on prevention • A management system should balance physical. not a technological process • Adoption of an ISMS should be a strategic decision. which may well change (simple situation=simple ISMS solution.

and reliability can also be involved” –  Source: ISO/IEC 27001:2005 .’ –  Source: ISO/IEC 17999:2005 Section 0. other properties. like other important business assets. 3. is essential to an organization’s business and consequently needs to be suitably protected. integrity and availability of information. such as authenticity. in addition. non-repudiation.1 •  “Information Security” •  “preservation of confidentiality. accountability.1 •  “Asset” •  “anything that has value to the organization” –  Source: ISO/IEC 27001:2005.Information Security •  “Information” •  ‘An asset that.

Availability Ensuring that authorized users have access to Clause 3.2 of ISO/IEC 27001 information and associated assets when required. . Integrity Safeguarding the accuracy and completeness Clause 3.3 of ISO/IEC 27001 those authorized to have access.8 of ISO/IEC 27001 of information and process methods.Information Security (Cont’d) Confidentiality Ensuring that information is accessible only to Clause 3.

What is an ISMS? •  Information Security Management System •  Strategic decision of an organization •  Design and implementation – Needs and objectives – Security requirements – Processes employed – Size and structure of the organization •  Scaled with ‘needs’ – simple situation requires a simple ISMS solution .

Act is to be applied to structure all ISMS processes •  Figure 1 illustrates how an ISMS takes the information security requirements and expectations of the interested parties and. Check. produces information security outcomes that meets those requirements and expectations . through the necessary actions and processes.PDCA •  Plan. Do.

ISO 27001:2005 Structure Five Mandatory requirements of the standard •  Information Security Management System –  General requirements –  Establishing and managing the ISMS (e. Awareness) •  Internal ISMS Audits •  Management Review of the ISMS –  Review Input (e. Training.g. Update Risk Treatment Plan. Audits. New Recourses) •  ISMS Improvement –  Continual Improvement –  Corrective Action –  Preventive Action .g.g.g. Recommendations) –  Review Output (e. Risk Assessment) –  Documentation Requirements •  Management Responsibility –  Management Commitment –  Resource Management (e. Measurement.

10

 Communica2ons
and
opera2ons
management
 A.133 .14

 Business
con2nuity
management
 A.

5

 Security
policy
 A.15

 Compliance
 b) Control Objectives – 39 c) Controls .

7

 Asset
management
 A.ISO 27001:2005 Structure (Cont’d) Overall
the
standard
can
be
put
in
 a)
Domain
Areas
‐11
(Annex
A
:11
Domains
of
Informa2on
Management)
 A.

6

 Organiza2on
of
informa2on
security
 A.
development
and

 maintenance
 A.13

 Informa2on
security
incident
management
 A.

9

 Physical
and
environmental
security
 A.11

 Access
control
 A.

8

 Human
resources
security
 A.12

 Informa2on
systems
acquisi2on.

Implementation .

Implementation (Cont’d) Scope
•
 Policy
•
 Risk
Assessment
(RA)
•
 Risk
Treatment
Plan
(RTP)
•
 Statement
of
Applicability
(SOA)
•
 Operate
Controls
•
 Awareness
Training
•
 Manage
Resources
•
 Prompt
Detec2on
and
Response
to
Incidents
•
 The
Deming
 Cycle
 • SMS
Improvements
 I •  reven2ve
Ac2on
 P •  orrec2ve
Ac2on
 C •  anagement
Review
 M • nternal
ISMS
Audit
 I .

10

 Communica2ons
and
opera2ons
management
 A.

5

 Security
policy
 A.Implementation (Cont’d) How
to
implement
‐
11
Domains
of
Informa2on
Management
 A.11

 Access
control
 A.13

 Informa2on
security
incident
management
 A.12

 Informa2on
systems
acquisi2on.15

 Compliance
 .
development
and

 maintenance
 A.14

 Business
con2nuity
management
 A.

9

 Physical
and
environmental
security
 A.

8

 Human
resources
security
 A.

7

 Asset
management
 A.

6

 Organiza2on
of
informa2on
security
 A.

Implementation (Cont’d) .

nuing
(every
6
months)
 

‐Re‐assessment
(every
3
years)
 .Certification Internal
 External
 

‐Con.

Interna2onal
Take‐up
 45 28 681 2265 21 7 22 5
November
 2006
 ISMS
Registra.ons
by
Con.nent
 .

Benefits •  Improved effectiveness of Information Security •  Market Differentiation •  Provides confidence to trading partners. and customers (certification demonstrates 'due diligence') •  The only standard with global acceptance •  Potential lower rates on insurance premiums •  Compliance with mandates and laws (e. stakeholders. Data Protection Act.. Communications Protection Act) •  Reduced liability due to un-implemented or enforced policies and procedures •  Senior Management takes ownership of Information Security •  Standard covers IT as well as organization. and facilities . personnel.g.

Benefits (Cont’d) •  •  •  •  •  •  Focused staff responsibilities Independent review of the Information Security Management System Better awareness of security Combined resources with other Management Systems (eg. QMS) Mechanism for measuring the success of the security controls Provides the means for information security corporate governance and legal compliance •  Focus of staff responsibilities and create security awareness •  Enforcement of policies and procedures .

platform focused AIL •  Increases awareness – better security – better business ISO27001 can be •  Without genuine support from the top – a failure •  Without proper implementation – a burden •  With full support. proper implementation and ongoing commitment – a major benefit .Summary •  Comprehensive standard for information security •  Management standard (Plan-Do-Check-Act) •  Allows controls to adapt to changing circumstances (policy getting in the way of the business? – change the policy) •  Comprehensive IT.

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