Entries by EndPoint Cybersecurity

Understanding the SOC 2 Certification

Contents Toggle Introduction Comparison of Various SOC Certification Versions SOC 1 (Service Organization Control 1) SOC 2 (Service Organization Control 2) Who Should Certify? Why Certify? What Is Certified? Topics Verified in SOC 2 Certification 1. Security 2. Availability 3. Processing Integrity 4. Confidentiality 5. Privacy Conclusion Introduction SOC 2 (Service Organization Control 2) certification […]

Introduction to CISA’s Secure by Design Initiative

Contents Toggle What is Secure by Design? Who Should Be Interested? Why Is It Important? Focus of the Initiative Topics Covered by the Initiative Development and Implementation of Security Practices Stakeholder Collaboration Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management Implementation and Auditing How to Implement Auditing Responsibility and Governance Who Is Responsible? Governance Conclusion and further steps […]

Implementing ISO 27001:2022 Annex A.18 – Compliance

We started the ISO 27001:2022 series with the promise of explaining how the 14 categories of controls can be implemented. Today we end the series with ISO 27001:2022 Annex A.18, “Compliance”, which addresses the importance of ensuring that organizations comply with relevant laws, regulations, contractual agreements, and other requirements related to information security. This annex focuses […]

Maping NIS2 requirements to the ISO 27001:2022 framework

We described here the process needed to perform a gap analysis for NIS2, but we did not add the details on how to approach this. This article references on the ISO27001:2022 series, especially on the description of the Annex A controls. Make sure you are familiar with the ISO 27oo1:2022 requirements and the with the […]

Implementing ISO 27001:2022 Annex A.17 – Information Security Aspects of Business Continuity Management

We started the ISO 27001:2022 series with the promise of explaining how the 14 categories of controls can be implemented. Today we address ISO 27001:2022 Annex A.17, “Information Security Aspects of Business Continuity Management” is crucial for organizations to ensure the resilience of their information security management systems (ISMS) in the face of disruptive events. This annex […]

Implementing ISO 27001:2022 Annex A.16 – Information Security Incident Management

We started the ISO 27001:2022 series with the promise of explaining how the 14 categories of controls can be implemented. Today we address ISO 27001:2022 Annex A.16, “Information Security Incident Management” is crucial for organizations to effectively detect, respond to, and recover from security incidents. This annex provides guidelines for establishing an incident management process to minimize the […]

Executive summary: NIS2 Directive for the EU members (updated)

The NIS 2 Directive is a set of cybersecurity guidelines and requirements established by the European Union (EU) . It replaces and repeals the NIS Directive (Directive 2016/1148/EC) . The full name of the directive is “Directive (EU) 2022/2555 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 December 2022 on measures for a high common […]

NIS-2: 10 common misconceptions about the regulation

We wrote here about NIS2 and we will continue to add more content about it. Because we are getting closer to October 17th, many people are getting more and more nervous about NIS2. Despite its significance, there are numerous misconceptions and misinterpretations circulating about the scope and implications of this regulation. This article aims to […]

Implementing ISO 27001:2022 Annex A.15 – Supplier Relationships

We started the ISO 27001:2022 series with the promise of explaining how the 14 categories of controls can be implemented. Today we address ISO 27001:2022 Annex A.15, “Supplier Relationships”, which is crucial for organizations in order to ensure the security of information assets shared with external suppliers. This annex provides guidelines for managing supplier relationships effectively to mitigate […]

Understanding ISO 27001:2022 Annex A.14 – System Acquisition, Development, and Maintenance

We started the ISO 27001:2022 series with the promise of explaining how the 14 categories of controls can be implemented. Today we address ISO 27001:2022 Annex A.14, “System Acquisition, Development, and Maintenance”, which addresses the importance of ensuring the security of information systems throughout their lifecycle, from acquisition and development to maintenance and disposal. This annex provides […]