ISO/IEC 27000 Series: Definition & Purpose


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Who can utilize the ISO/IEC 27000 series?

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1. What is the ISO/IEC 27000 series used for?

2. Where did the ISO/IEC 27000 series get its start?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gauge your knowledge of the ISO/IEC 27000 series with this multiple-choice quiz and worksheet. Among other details, you should know how the ISO/IEC 27000 series started.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following:

  • How the ISO/IEC 27000 series is used
  • Who uses the ISO/IEC 27000 series and where it started
  • The section that deals with hacker attempts and viruses
  • Why information security inventory is classified

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about organizations that use the ISO/IEC 27000 series and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about where hacker attempts and viruses are found in the ISO/IEC 27000 series
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about classifying information security inventory

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, check out the lesson titled ISO/IEC 27000 Series: Definition & Purpose. Below are a few examples of what's covered in this lesson:

  • Historical overview of the ISO/IEC 27000 series
  • Standards within the 27000 series family
  • How organizations benefit from the ISO/IEC 27000 series