Welcome to this, the fifth edition of The ISO27000 Newsletter, designed to keep you abreast of news and developments with respect to ISO 17799 and information security.
The information contained is free to our subscribers and provides guidance on a range of practical issues, plus commentary on recent Information Security incidents.
In this issue we focus specifically on the dangers of security complacency with everyday devices and technology. Included are the following topics:
THE FIRST STEPS
The first steps are usually to obtain the standard itself, perhaps with some of the fundamentals.
The highly acclaimed 'ISO17799 Toolkit' includes both parts of the standard: ISO17799 and BS 7799-2. Alternatively, both parts can be purchased together or separately from the BSI electronic shop. The URLs for these resources are as follows:
ISO17799 Made Easy: ISO17799 Toolkit
This is the home page for the ISO 17799 Toolkit. This package was put together to help those taking the first steps towards addressing ISO17799. It includes audit checklists, a roadmap, ISO17799 compliant security policies, both parts of the standard, and a range of other items.
ISO17799 Electronic Shop: ISO17799 Download
This is the ISO17799 / BS7799 Electronic Shop. Essentially it is an online vending site for downloadable copies of the standard.