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Checklist for an information security audit

Several participants of our information security training course have asked us for an audit plan checklist. In this article we share our checklist based on the official IRCA/CQI guidelines. The checklist is applicable to both internal and external audits. It was designed for ISO 27001 audits but can also be used for other ISO standards. 

Sieuwert van Otterloo

New 2018 version of Security Verified standard

The open standard ‘Security Verified’, has been updated in August 2018. It is a minor update to improve readability and to make the standard fully aligned with GDPR. The recent update should make this standard even easier to use for organisations that want a good Information Security Policy based on the same principle as ISO…

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ISO 27001 Introductory course – 15/16 Oct 2018

Have you thought about taking an ISO 27001 training, but would just like to start with the simple introduction? And would you like to have an option to get a Lead Auditor certificate by just taking a few more days extra training? Our new course offers just that! ICT Institute helps you to make ISO…

Floris van den Broek

ISO 27001 Training planned for 15/16 Oct 2018

Due to the success of the recent training Lead Auditor training  ISO 27001, we will organise another session in April 2018. The training is not only for auditors, but for anyone who will be involved in ISO 27001 and students in this course have rated it top for both auditors, IT department members end users and…

Floris van den Broek

Interview with ISO 27001 audit expert Philip Ku

Philip Ku is an international information security and audit expert. He is a certified lead auditor for ISO 27001 information security and also for related standards and trains auditors worldwide, including in The Netherlands. We interviewed Philip to understand how he became an expert and what he sees as new trends in information security.

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