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BSI has launched BS 16000:2015, ‘Security management. Strategic and operational guidelines’. This new British Standard provides a generic, security management framework , provides the vocabulary and basic principles of security management, demonstrates how security can be embedded in an organization, and discusses security solutions: including physical, technical, information, procedural and personnel solutions. 

The new standard includes guidance on:

  • Developing a security framework;
  • Risk assessment;
  • Understanding your organization's context;
  • Implementing and monitoring the security programme.

BS 16000 complements existing management standards including ISO 22301, ISO 27001, ISO 14001, ISO 22313, ISO 31000 and ISO 9001.

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