Alignment of Information Security Assessment Best Practices

Author:
Richard G. Wilsher, Matt King
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127.18 kB
Date:
01 July 2007
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The Federal Information Security Management Act places obligations upon Federal agencies and their contractors, effected through National Institute of Standards and Technology standards and guidelines. FISMA compliance has, however, limited recognition beyond the Federal domain, whereas there is an increasing move in the private sector towards the international standard ISO/IEC 27001 (“Information security management systems – Requirements”), formally-certified conformity to which has widespread acknowledgement and international mutual recognition.

Alignment of Information Security Assessment Best Practices