Information technology - Security techniques - Information security management systems - Overview and vocabulary (Adopted ISO/IEC 27000:2018, fifth edition, 2018-02)
Standards development within the Information Technology sector is harmonized with international standards development. Through the CSA Technical Committee on Information Technology (TCIT), Canadians serve as the SCC Mirror Committee (SMC) on ISO/IEC Joint Technical Committee 1 on Information Technology (ISO/IEC JTC1) for the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), the ISO member body for Canada and sponsor of the Canadian National Committee of the IEC. Also, as a member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Canada participates in the International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee (ITU-T).
For brevity, this Standard will be referred to as CSA ISO/IEC 27000 throughout.
This Standard supersedes CAN/CSA-ISO/IEC 27000:18 (adopted ISO/IEC 27000:2016).
The International Standard, was reviewed by the CSA TCIT under the jurisdiction of the CSA Strategic Steering Committee on Information Technology and deemed acceptable for use in Canada. From time to time, ISO/IEC may publish addenda, corrigenda, etc. The TCIT will review these documents for approval and publication. For a listing, refer to the Current Standards Activities page at standardsactivities.csa.ca. This Standard has been formally approved, without modification, by the Technical Committee and has been developed in compliance with Standards Council of Canada requirements for National Standards of Canada. It has been published as a National Standard of Canada by CSA Group.
This document provides the overview of information security management systems (ISMS). It also provides terms and definitions commonly used in the ISMS family of standards. This document is applicable to all types and sizes of organization (e.g. commercial enterprises, government agencies, not-for-profit organizations).
The terms and definitions provided in this document
— cover commonly used terms and definitions in the ISMS family of standards;
— do not cover all terms and definitions applied within the ISMS family of standards; and
— do not limit the ISMS family of standards in defining new terms for use.
Information technology - Security techniques - Information security management systems - Overview and vocabulary (Adopted ISO/IEC 27000:2016, fourth edition, 2016-02-15)