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ISO27000 Glossary

This glossary of ISO 27000 and information security related terms was compiled over a lengthy period, and is provided as a public service. In addition to offering definitions and explanation of terms and phrases, the glossary also cross references each with the appropriate chapter of the standard itself, where applicable.

The ISO 27000 Glossary


The 27000 Glossary of Information Security Terms and Phrases

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LOCKOUT
A technique used to stop an unauthorised attempt to gain access to a system (eg: a max of three ateempts ot enter a password).

LOGIC BOMB (Chapter 9)
This is a piece of program code buried within another program and designed to perform a malicious act.

LOGICAL SECURITY (Chapter 9)
Software safeguards, such as passwords, access rights, and so on.



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ISO 27000 DOWNLOAD

ISO 27001 (and ISO 27002) should always be obtained from an official source.
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Standards Direct (BSI) provides the standard as an instant download from the following page: ISO 27000 Download

ISO27000
TOOLKIT

The standard (both ISO 27001 and 27002) can also be obtained as part of the ISO27000 Toolkit. This also comprises a series of support resources, such as aligned security policies, checklists, BIA questionnaires, presentations, etc.

It can be downloaded via the following website: ISO 27000 Toolkit

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