How to evaluate the security of your company’s information?

Adopting new technologies as a fundamental part of the evolutionary process of digital transformation implies knowing, identifying and understanding new risks, incidents, events, vulnerabilities and threats that companies may be facing.

What is information security assessment?

It is a process that helps organizations identify, analyze and apply security controls in the workplace or workstation.

In this sense, and to avoid any threat or cyber risk, we must carry out an assessment or checklist, with which it is possible to take corrective measures immediately to avoid that they mean a great cost to future.

What is information security?

It is the set of preventive and reactive measures, both for organizations and technological systems, that allow the safeguarding and protection of information, as well as maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data.

What controls should we evaluate for information security?

We must use the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 standard, considered one of the most important International Standards on the subject and which allows the assurance, confidentiality, integrity and availability of data or information, as well as the systems that process it.

In this sense, ISO/IEC 27001:2013 contains “Annex A” which, in turn, has 14 domains, 35 control objectives and 114 controls for, depending on the risk analysis and the statement of applicability that is perform, allow us to select those that apply, while justifying those that are excluded.

In the following image you can see annexes 5 to 18:

Benefits of Information Security Assessment:

  • Provides structure of the management system.
  • Reduces the risk of having a security incident.
  • Offers greater security to companies.
  • Increases the prestige of the organization.
  • Improves customer confidence.

How can we help strengthen security in your organization?

From the area of Delivery Force, At Itera we suggest implementing different types of policies and controls to maintain and preserve the integrity and confidentiality of the information, all based on the compliance with international standards such as ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and ISO/IEC 27002:2022.

Do you have questions or would you like more details?

At Itera we can provide consulting services and solutions on audit issues, Information Security Management Systems (ISMS), cybersecurity, cloud and compliance with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 standards, as well as ISO/IEC 27002:2022.

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