Imagine a doctor completely unaware of what they’re walking into triaging two patients: one in need of a hospital cardiac catheterization lab after an irregular electrocardiogram (EKG) reading, the other suffering from a stroke and needing a CT scan. All systems are down due to ransomware, so the physician working [...]
ISO 27001 is a framework for managing IT security. Whilst it doesn’t sound exciting, ISO 27001, known under its full title as ISO/IEC 27001: 2013, is an information security management system (ISMS) that helps keep consumer data safe in the private sector and government departments.
ISO 27001 has been around a while, superseding the original ISMS compliance framework that came into effect in 2005. This was updated in 2013, to reflect the changing nature of IT security and new threats against organisations and consumers.