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South African Information Security Multi-Conference (SAISMC 2010)

South African Information Security Multi-Conference (SAISMC 2010)
Port Elizabeth, South Africa, May 17-18, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-84102-256-7

Title: Information Security Management Systems in the Healthcare Context
Author(s): Sinovuyo Tyali, Dalenca Pottas
Reference: pp177-187
Keywords: Information Security Management, Information Security Management Systems, Health Information Security
Abstract: The ISO/IEC 27799 standard for information security management in health was released in 2008. The standard contains a substantial section (Section 6) covering information security management systems in the healthcare context. This raises the question whether the ISO/IEC 27799 purports a difference between the generic standard for information security management systems (as embodied in the ISO/IEC 27001) and what is contained in Section 6 of the ISO/IEC 27799 standard. The aim of this paper is to determine whether this is the case, based on a comparative analysis that was conducted between the ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27799 standards. The results of the comparison are summarized and the additional directives provided by the ISO/IEC 27799, categorized to explain their purpose.
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