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What is ISMS

ISMS- Information Security Management System

The ISMS protects and safeguards sensitive data within an enterprise. It secures organizations’ information which consists of people, processes, systems, technologies, information assets, and policies.

Data is safeguarded by an ISMS through:

  • Determining which information assets require protection
  • Determining the information assets’ hazards
  • Putting security measures in place to reduce risks and safeguard information assets
  • Creating a plan for responding to data breaches
  • Establishing a procedure for continuously assessing and enhancing the ISMS