Understanding Network Security Policy and Its Sub Components: Safeguarding Your Digital Frontier


Securing a network is of paramount importance for businesses in this age where digital information, which is also the lifeblood of companies,  travels through the network.  A network security policy serves as the fundamental framework comprising rules, guidelines and procedures for safeguarding the critical data that travels on network and the digital assets that process … Read more

Changing Information Security Risk Landscape and Challenges in 2023 and Beyond


Information security risk refers to the damage that may result from a successful attack against IT systems. This risk can lead to a range of security incidents like data breaches, noncompliance with regulatory requirements, reputational loss, and financial costs.  Difference between risk and threat There is a little and subtle difference between risk and threat, … Read more

How Different Types of Security Controls Can Help Protect Your Business


At the core of information security is protecting organizational assets, including hardware, software, data, information and people against risks.  Any policies and actions taken to help reduce, eliminate or mitigate these risks to assets are called security control.  In this article, we will discuss about types of security controls that exist. But before we talk … Read more

Why Access Control Policy is Important and What Should it Include


One of the core policies in an information security management system is the access control policy. It is also one of the critical domains of ISO 27001 controls. This policy aims to manage and minimize the potential exposure of an organization’s information and data from unauthorized access, which will optimize the confidentiality, integrity, and availability … Read more

Comprehensive Information Security Management System Introduction – Everything Covered


Technology empowers our lives and makes them easier, but it brings its own risks called cyber threats. Organizations institute an information security management system (ISMS) to protect themselves better from such malicious attacks and data exposure.  In this write up, we will be looking in detail at the definitions of an ISMS, its objectives, and … Read more

Total Number of ISO 27001 Controls and Which Ones You Can Exclude


ISO 27001 is the dominant standard that helps organizations and companies protect their assets against the risk and vulnerabilities of cyber attacks and other IT security and privacy disruptions.  The standard provides a well-rounded model for setting up an information security management system with recommended ISO 27001 controls. How ISO 270012022 will benefit your organization: … Read more

Why Enterprise-Wide Information Security Architecture is Vital for Businesses


From a layman’s perspective, information security architecture (ISA) is one segment of an organization’s enterprise architecture with a laser focus on securing enterprise data and information systems hosting that data. What is information security architecture? A more technical definition is provided by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology), which states that the “information security … Read more

Why Do Businesses Need a Third Party Auditor?


Every business needs constant checks and balances to ensure things are happening according to the law. Previously, we talked in detail about internal controls and their impact on a company. It is indeed a helpful practice, but we need more. Perhaps an unbiased opinion from someone who isn’t a part of the company? Someone with … Read more