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Risk Management Guidelines
January 8, 2017Posted by on
Alex Dali from The Global Institute for Risk Management Standards posted this question on LinkedIn group ISO 27001: "ISO 27001:2013 aligns its risk assessment & treatment with ISO 31000 (see clause 6.1.3) but ISO 27002:2013, clause 0.2 says such guidelines are provided by ISO 27005. Which one should be followed?" Here is my response: Answer to this question lies in the titles of the two standards referred by you. ISO 31000 is "Risk Management- Principles and Guidelines" while ISO 27005 is "IT-Security Techniques- Info Security Risk management". So which one is more appropriate for implementing information security? Obviously, ISO 27005. Alex, please let me know if you have different views. Thanks!
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