BS 7799


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BS 7799

(British Standard 7799) A code of practice for information assurance originally developed in the U.K. in 1995. It later became the basis of the ISO 17799 standards.
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The standards which help businesses manage information security were first conceived at BSI, the business standards company, in the shape of BS 7799.
BSS(1999)British Security Standard, BS 7799, British Standards, 1999, Available on: www.
While companies should require providers to have security certifications, such as ISO 27001 or BS 7799 Part 2 across all relevant data center locations, such credentials are only a start, Hallawell told Security Management.
They describe the reasons why IT security is important (and go far beyond the obvious); track the Combined Code, the Turnbull Report and Sarbanes-Oxley and their influence on IT governance; and explain BS 7799 and how to organize information security to suit.
Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel), Asia's leading communications company, is the only regional provider of Managed Hosting Services (MHS) that is BS 7799 certified.
Subjects covered include penetration testing, wireless security and computer forensics, plus a course devoted to implementing BS 7799 - the government-recognised Information Security Standard.
Of the various best practice frameworks available, the most comprehensive approach is based on the implementation of the international information security management standard, ISO/IEC 17799, and subsequent certification against the British standard for information security, BS 7799.
In the UK, these foundations can be found within the BS 7799 standard covering information security management, and the Standard of Good Practice published by the user-driven Information Security Forum (ISF).
This Health Check will provide you with an indication of your organisation's information security status based on BS 7799, which itself provides practical guidance toward achieving the aims of information security.
BS 7799 is the most influential, globally recognised standard for information security management.
Some comfort may be found in the British Standard on Information Security Management, BS 7799.
Acknowledged as the International Standard for defining the appropriate methods of controlling the confidentiality, integrity and availability of a company's information and information systems, BS 7799 provides the management framework to make MsourcE a secure organization capable of delivering the highest possible security to its clients.