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Consider ISO 17799 compliance

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Does your organization have a security policy? How did you develop it? Has your organization complied with ISO 17799, or are you planning to? Share your comments about ISO 17799 compliance, as featured in the July 1 Government IT e-newsletter.

For more information about ISO 17799, check out these resources:

* The ISO17799 Security Newsletter
http://www.iso17799-web.com/issue1.htm

* BS7799 Security Zone
http://www.thewindow.to/bs7799/

* ISO 17799 World
http://www.iso-17799-security-world.co.uk/

* ISO17799 Security World
http://www.iso17799world.com/

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Security Policy: a "no-brainer"

by mcarlsonus In reply to Consider ISO 17799 compli ...

Of course, we have a security policy - as should everyone. It's based on templates that look very much like checklists used for this standard. However, do we plan on going after this cert.? Probably not. Why? Just not worth the effort and expense.We've grown rather weary of the seemingly constant "ISO-chase." On top of that, there's already HIPAA, fer chrissakes!!

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