Introduction To ISO27000

ISO27000 will define the fundamental vocabulary, principles and concepts for the entire series of 27000 documents. Uniquely within the 27000 series of standards, this document will be issued without charge (yes, totally free). The rationale for this is that it will promote the entire series, and that it will add value to the information security sector by helping to standardize core vocabulary more quickly.

The standard will also replace a number of other older information security vocabulary related documunts.

The document is currently at Committee Draft quality control phase, but is due to move to Final Committee Draft phase shortly.


The contents of the standard are likely to reflect those of other ISO 'fundamentals and vocabulary' publications, such as ISO 9000 (eg: Scope, Fundamentals of a QMS, Terms and Definitions, Methodology).

ISO27k Fundamentals