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What does ISM stand for?

ISM stands for Information Security Management

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.

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Muscat, Sept 14 (ONA) --- The Information Technology Authority (ITA) organizes tomorrow (Saturday) at Muscat Inter-Continental Hotel a workshop on Systems and Policies of Information Security Management in Government Establishments as part of the objectives of the national strategy for e-Government and Oman digital society.
O-ISM3 Framework Ensures Security Management Processes Operate at a Level Consistent with Business Requirements SAN FRANCISCO, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Open Group today announced a new information security management standard, The Open Group Information Security Management Maturity Model (O-ISM3), which enables the creation of Information Security Management (ISM) systems that are fully aligned with any organization's business mission and compliance needs regardless of size, context and resources.
3 Developed by the Information Systems Audit and Controls Association, the Certified Information Security Manager certification program is aimed towards information security managers with five or more years of prior experience in enterprise information security management.
Provides a model that can be used by businesses to set up and run an effective Information Security Management System (ISMS) The two parts are formally published as: * ISO/IEC 17799 Part 1 Code of Practice for Information Security * BS 7799-2:2002 Specification for Information Security Management What is an Information Security Management System (ISMS)?
It provides guidelines that can help federal agencies meet their security training responsibilities as contained in the Federal Information Security Management Act and Office of Management and Budget guidelines.
ISO 17799 identifies as crucial to organizations several information security management practices, including * creating an information security policy document * allocating information security responsibilities * providing information security education and training * reporting security incidents * establishing a business continuity management plan Some insurance providers regard ISO 17799 as the most important tool organizations have for meeting cyber insurance coverage requirements.