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If Something Does Happen

When more than one website is housed on a server, a virus or hack attack on one website can literally spread to the other websites on the same server. An example for detection actions are virus scans or intrusion detection. Whereas corrective and preventive actions focus on detected or potential concerns actions also can be taken to further improve a system in terms of effectiveness and efficiency that is free of any concern. Preventive actions are used to anticipate potential risks or concerns and to prevent any potential future damage before any occurrence is detected. Further vulnerabilities that might be exploited by the threats and potential losses have to be identified. The reason is, it might harm your computer and end up with severe consequences. BS 7799-2 provides an information security management system to realise information security as determined in ISO 17799. The neighbourhood to ISO 9000 is obvious and an important issue to efficiently setup the system.

The FMEA (Failure Mode and effects Analysis) provides a third very interesting parameter: the probability of detection. BS 7799-2 provides organisations with the opportunity register the ISMS and communicate the own commitment. Hence, all organisations having implemented a document control system conforming to ISO 9000: 2000 will meet the requirements of BS 7799-2 with regard to the procedures needed for document control. Organisations running a quality management system easily can combine the audit function of the ISMS with the one of quality management. Review input includes audit and review results, corrective and preventive actions, recommendations for improvement and new technologies and procedures. Opportunities for improvement (cf. In this phase improvements are implemented, corrective and preventive actions taken, results communicated with all interested parties and improvement actions monitored. The ACT phase is the phase of improvement. The DO phase implements the steps as planned in the previous phase. When a single individual performs all steps in a process, that person has the opportunity to perform an intentional or unintentional act that may compromise the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of data. Period. Security staff must take steps to ensure they collect the right sorts of information to efficiently scope the extent of compromise and guide recovery.

If you fall under NISPOM, HIPAA or other regulation, these trump your risk analysis and must be considered. This step identifies the assets becoming subject to risk assessment and threats to those assets. Residual and acceptable risk has to be reviewed regularly with regard to impact on organisation, technology, business objectives and processes, identified threats and external effects such as legal or regulatory environment and changes in social climate. These controls shall be selected and justified on basis of the results of risk assessment. Monitoring the operation of the ISMS includes detecting errors in the results of processing, identifying security breaches, auditing performance, identifying actions taken to resolve a security breach, following up actions in case of security breaches. The results of a review are corrections and improvements to the ISMS and provision of resources as needed. Continually looking for improvements. Both ISO 9000:2000 and BS 7799-2 list next to the just mentioned corrective and preventive actions the continual improvement.

BS 7799-2 is a fundamental add-on to ISO 17799 as it allows to integrate information security actions in a management system. Actions are initiated to eliminate any concern and prevent the re-occurrence of such concern. It has becomes unavoidable today as the number of theft and burglars are increasing. Activities as known from project management are employed to build the ISMS. Audits shall ensure that all elements of the ISMS conform to the requirements of the standard and identified information security requirements, are effectively implemented and maintained and perform as expected. Internal audits and other internal and external source provide evidence about the effectiveness of the ISMS. The responsibility of management is a key success factor for the ISMS (please cf. Management commitment is like in other management systems a critical success factor. Trustworthy systems behave in the manner you expect and can be validated by systems outside of the influence of the target.

It’s the blueprint, framework, strategic plan, road map, governance and policies designed to influence and protect the enterprise. She designs and customizes corporate governance programs for records management and business continuity program initiatives and writes and lectures frequently on information management and technology topics. Records have to be made and maintained as evidence of conformance to the standard and to demonstrate the effective operation of the ISMS. Management has to approve the implementation of the ISMS. A very important, though often neglected element of the management control system is management responsibility. The continual striving for improvement without being based on any problem or concern is very important for any successful management system. And the awesome thing is that you do not have to close shop; business will be as usual, the only difference being that you will have more clients to serve. ISO 17799 does not serve this. ISO 17799 includes several controls without claiming these to be complete. Queen Elizabeth controls and has amended U.S. Meanwhile, the Queen took control of her territory, under the guise of Social Security! This definition is in accordance with Executive Order 13525, Classified National Security Information; the primary U.S.