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Q&A: Frequently Asked Questions About the ISO 27005 Information Security Risk Management Standard

Published: 23 February 2009

ID: G00165379

Analyst(s): Les Stevens, Carsten Casper


A new international standard presents a useful framework for information-security-focused risk management. Security professionals and other risk management stakeholders should familiarize themselves with this standard, which Gartner believes will receive broader acceptance than its predecessors.

Table Of Contents
  • What is ISO 27005?
  • How is risk-based security management performed using ISO 27005?
  • What tools and techniques are used in ISO 27005?
  • What types of enterprises could benefit from the use of ISO 27005?

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