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The Information Security Standard ISO/IEC 27002 is divided into eleven main sections. Section 6 is Communications and Operations Management.
The day-to-day operation of IT systems is fundamental to most organisations, and as such, security is vital. Keeping IT and communications systems secure is covered in this, the largest section of ISO/IEC 27002.
Many of the issues covered apply to every IT system, irrespective of size, purpose, internal or external operation. Subsections include:
This is a rapidly changing area of security. New viruses and hacking opportunities are the most publicised issues. However, many incidents are caused by poor system design and management as well as accidents or unauthorised access for 'playing' rather than malicious actions.
Good security practice in communications and operations management ensures efficient and effective business systems.
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ISO/IEC 27002 Section 1
ISO/IEC 27002 Section 2
ISO/IEC 27002 Section 3
ISO/IEC 27002 Section 4
ISO/IEC 27002 Section 5
ISO/IEC 27002 Section 7
ISO/IEC 27002 Section 8
ISO/IEC 27002 Section 9
ISO/IEC 27002 Section 10
ISO/IEC 27002 Section 11
ISO/IEC 27002 Explained
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