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Overheard talking about non-governmental organizations



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
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government IT
standards
ISO is a non-governmental organization. As such, its standards are voluntary, but many of its member institutes are part of the governmental structures of their countries, and ISO standards have found their way into many laws. Information technology professionals are probably familiar with the ISO/IEC 27000 series of standards for IT security management.

Linda Tucci, FAQ: An introduction to the ISO 31000 risk management standard

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is non-governmental organization.

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