consulting-10-600x400ISO/IEC 27002 is an information security standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and by the International Electro-technical Commission (IEC), titled Information technology – Security techniques – Code of practice for information security management.

The standard “established guidelines and general principles for initiating, implementing, maintaining, and improving information security management within an organization”. The actual controls listed in the standard are intended to address the specific requirements identified via a formal risk assessment. The standard is also intended to provide a guide for the development of “organizational security standards and effective security management practices and to help build confidence in inter-organizational activities”.