Have your say on the Information Security Management Systems revision

Press release: 25th February 2013

The public consultation period for the international standard for Information Security, ISO /IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27002 is open until 23 March 2013. BSI the business standards company is inviting public comment from IT directors, data protection managers and legal departments who are responsible for their company’s Information Security.

The aim of the consultation process for ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and ISO/IEC 27002:2013 is to develop an international best practice standard for Information Security. Organizations will be able to directly shape the standards that are part of the ISO/IEC 27000 family of standards.

This revision will use the internationally agreed common structure and core text that all other Management Systems Standards will be using, making it easier for organizations to integrate their systems and processes to deliver a harmonized set of policies, procedures and services.

Anne Hayes, Head of Market Development for Risk at BSI said: “With the rapid growth of mobile and social processes within workplaces, there is a greater need to hone Information Security systems in line with today’s business environment. We encourage everyone to share their feedback and use this opportunity to help shape best practice.”