7 steps to a successful ISO 27001 risk assessment

Risk assessments are at the core of any organisation’s ISO 27001 compliance project. They are essential for ensuring that your ISMS (information security management system) – which is the result of implementing the Standard – addresses the threats comprehensively and appropriately. What is an information security risk assessment? In the context of information risk management, a risk assessment helps organisations assess and manage incidents that have the potential to cause harm to your sensitive data. The process involves identifying hazards – whether they are vulnerabilities that a cyber criminal could exploit or mistakes that employees could make. You then determine the level of risk … Continue reading 7 steps to a successful ISO 27001 risk assessment