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[TW] IT documents, audit and leaders

IT documents comes with different names such as the following: - Manual or handbook, - Policies and procedures, - Management systems, - Project plans. In the real world we have various names with unique descriptions and purposes when in fact they could be made to do a uniform direction for which actions are based for the entire IT initiatives, probably the longest in IT lifecycle is operation. The problem is our inclination on something else which is wrong. IT remains an IT area. Business remains a business area. The same problem is carried out when we conduct IT audit. Most audit are missing the gists in which IT is being used by businesses. We once said that an effective IT audit is conducted by IT people themselves but there is something wrong with that even. Business and accounting people have been doing it with a different bias and preconceived notions which doesn't make the cut for IT direction and audit respectively. Leaders play the same game and so the problem continues an

ISO/IEC 27003:2010 ISMS' implementation guidance

It is new and got published 13 Feb 2010! This standard, accordingly, focuses on the critical aspects needed for successful design and implementation of an Information Security Management System (ISMS) in accordance with ISO/IEC 27001:2005. It describes the processes of ISMS specification and design from inception to the production of implementation plans, obtaining management approval to implement an ISMS, defines a project to implement an ISMS and provides guidance on how to plan the ISMS project, resulting in a final ISMS project implementation plan.

The ISMS or ISO/IEC 27000 family composition:
- 27000 is overview and vocabulary (can be downloaded here for free);
- 27001 is requirements;
- 27002 is code of practice;
- 27004 is measurement;
- 27005 is IS risk management;
- 27006 is requirements for bodies providing audit and certification;
- 27011 is guidelines for the telecommunications industry.

The above are published documents and more from this family of standards are still in development stages.

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