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Length: 5 to 7 paragraphs

Purpose: Provide background to the Red Clay leadership and answers the following question: Why should our company adopt an ISO/IEC 27001 compliant Information Security Program?

Type: Briefing Paper – keep in mind that a briefing paper should stand alone and give the reader everything s/he needs to answer a question or get enough information to understand a need. The audience are not all technical, so keep your language in non-geek-speak or explain technical ideas/concepts.

Suggested headings/sections include:

Introduction – You might consider providing a general description of what a security standard is and explaining at the general level how Red Clay can benefit from implementing a formally documented information security management system (program). Make sure your introduction has at least two sources (see rubric). You might also cover the purpose of the briefing paper.

ISO/IEC 27001 – What It Is – You might consider providing background about what the standard is and how it can help Red Clay.

ISO/IEC 27001 – Standard Requirements – You might consider providing more details about what the standard requires and provide specific examples of how the standard requirements relate to the Red Clay scenario.

ISO/IEC 27001 – Policies that Support Red Clay Security Program – You might consider addressing the standard’s requirements for policies to support the information security program that include specific policy examples and how those policies would support Red Clay.

Summary – Recap what you wrote about.

Provide in-text citations and references for 3 or more authoritative sources. Put the reference list at the end of your posting.

http://www.iso.org/iso/home/standards.htm

http://www.itgovernance.co.uk/files/Infosec_101v1.1.pdf

http://www.isaca.org/Groups/Professional-English/iso-iec-27000-series/GroupDocuments/The%20new%20standard%20ISO27001.pdf

http://www.isaca.org/Knowledge-Center/Research/Documents/Aligning-COBIT-ITIL-V3-ISO27002-for-Business-Benefit_res_Eng_1108.pdf

http://www.enernex.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Cyber_SandyBacik.pdf

https://www.appliedtrust.com/sites/default/files/assets/resources/every-company-needs-a-security-program.pdf

https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/ir/2016/NIST.IR.7621r1.pdf

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