Why ISO 27001 is integral to data protection compliance

With the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)’s compliance deadline looming, any organisation that processes EU residents’ data will likely be investigating implementation options to help tackle its compliance project, if it hasn’t already done so.

Supervisory authorities such as the ICO have highlighted ISO 27001, the international standard that describes best practice for an information security management system (ISMS), as a way to provide assurance that the necessary technical and organisational requirements to prevent a data breach are in place.

Source: Why ISO 27001 is integral to data protection compliance – IT Governance Blog

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