ISO 27001 Control A.7

A.7.1 Responsibility for assets Objective: To achieve and maintain appropriate protection of organizational assets. A.7.1.1 Inventory of assets Control All assets shall be clearly identified and an inventory of all important assets drawn up and maintained. A.7.1.2 Ownership of assets Control All information and assets associated with information processing facilities shall be ‘owned’ by a designated part of the organization. A.7.1.3 Acceptable use of assets Control Rules for the acceptable…

ISO 27001 Control A.6

A.6 Organization of information security A.6.1 Internal organization Objective: To manage information security within the organization. A.6.1.1 Management commitment to information security Control Management shall actively support security within the organization through clear direction, demonstrated commitment, explicit assignment, and acknowledgment of information security responsibilities. A.6.1.2 Information security coordination Control Information security activities shall be co-ordinated by representatives from different parts of the organization with relevant roles and job functions. A.6.1.3…

ISO 27001 Control A.5

A.5 Security Policies A.5.1 Information Security Policy To provide management direction and support for information security in accordance with business requirements and relevant laws and regulations. A.5.1.1 Information Security Policy Document A set of policies must be defined, approved by management, published and communicated to employees and relevant external parties. The policies must be led by business needs, alongside the applicable regulations and legislation affecting the organisation too. These policies need…

Clonect raises $250K from former Infy execs Balakrishnan, Mohandas Pai & others

Clonect Solutions Pvt Ltd, an IT solutions company focused on products in the area of enterprise governance, risk management and compliance management (GRC) & software services, has raised Rs 1.5 crore ($246,517) in funding. The investment was done by former Infosys chief financial officers (CFOs) and board members V Balakrishnan and TV Mohandas Pai, along with a few unnamed investors, according to a report by The Times of India. Pai, who is also…

Collective Intelligence: A Strategic Approach to Compliance Management

Managing compliance can seem like managing a menagerie of exotic animals. To the casual observer, each appears to have specialist requirements, but there will be commonalities that enable the zoo to operate efficiently, from feeding routines, to exercise, health checks, safety procedures etc. Similarly, disparate compliance regulations and legislation that may appear completely unrelated, requiring separate management and dedicated resources, can often have elements in common. Identifying these common traits…