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/EINPresswire.com/ Vigilant Software, the information security risk management solutions provider, has today announced a new webinar series: IS027001 and the Importance of Risk Management. This series will take attendees on a learning journey to carry out an information security risk assessment when implementing an ISO27001-compliant information security management system (ISMS).
The short, educational and informative webinars are split into four steps. Free and open to all, they will be presented by expert compliance practitioner Alan Calder, who will explain what ISO27001 is and why it is important, how to carry out a risk assessment and details on
updating and maintaining an existing risk assessment.
The webinars are aimed at anyone who is or will soon be involved in ISO27001 compliance, in particular risk management.
Using the risk assessment tool, vsRisk™, the webinars will demonstrate how software is transforming the information security compliance industry, removing the fear and hassle of the more traditional risk assessment methods.
• Why ISO27001 for my Organisation? – Thursday February 28th
• The Importance of Risk Management – Thursday March 7th
• Carrying out a Risk Assessment using vsRisk – Thursday March 14th
• Maintaining and updating your existing risk assessment using vsRisk – Thursday March 21st
Details including abstracts and registration can be found at www.vigilantsoftware.co.uk/webinars.aspx.
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NOTES TO EDITORS
Alan Calder is the CEO and founder of Vigilant Software. Alan is an acknowledged information security and risk management guru who managed the world’s first successful ISO27001 (then BS7799) implementation project in 1996. A frequent media commentator on risk management issues, Alan Calder is also the co-author to vsRisk™ – the definitive cybersecurity risk assessment tool.
Vigilant Software Ltd is part of the IT Governance group of companies and is the specialist ISO27001 risk assessment company. It specialises in developing and deploying tools that help organisations manage information security risk in compliance with industry leading standards such as ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27005. Its customer base spans Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. More information is available at www.vigilantsoftware.co.uk.