Want to pass your next security audit?

Tuesday, 23 May 2006, 2:35 AM EST

Much has been made of our inability to prevent cyberattacks. New technology at best slows attackers, forcing them to find other ways of terrorizing victims. Now some tech pros are pointing to an ISO security standard as the answer.

ISO 27001 was approved in October, replacing British Standard 7799-2 as a way to position companies to pass security audits. In certifying to it, companies are in a position to move quickly when they identify a potential problem.

At InformationWeek.

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