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An Introduction to Information Security and ISO27001: A Pocket Guide by Steve G Watkins

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Definitions that have been taken from ISO/IEC 27002:2005 are identified thus: *

Definitions that have been taken from ISO/IEC 27001:2005 are identified thus: **

Additional definitions that have been taken from BS7799-3:2006 are identified thus: ***

Definitions that have been taken from ISO/IEC 20000-1:2005 are identified thus: ****

Accreditation: the procedure through which an authoritative body formally recognises a person’s or organisation’s competence to carry out specified tasks. Not to be confused with certification. Third-party certification (auditing) bodies become accredited and those they audit, subject to a successful outcome, become certificated.

Asset: anything that has value to the organisation.* Information assets are likely ...

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