NBN ISO/IEC 27014:2021

Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection — Governance of information security (ISO/IEC 27014:2020)


About this standard

Publication date
16 June 2021
NBN ISO/IEC 27014:2014
ICS Code
35.030 (IT Security)

About this training


This document provides guidance on concepts, objectives and processes for the governance of
information security, by which organizations can evaluate, direct, monitor and communicate the
information security-related processes within the organization.
The intended audience for this document is:
— governing body and top management;
— those who are responsible for evaluating, directing and monitoring an information security
management system (ISMS) based on ISO/IEC 27001;
— those responsible for information security management that takes place outside the scope of an
ISMS based on ISO/IEC 27001, but within the scope of governance.
This document is applicable to all types and sizes of organizations.
All references to an ISMS in this document apply to an ISMS based on ISO/IEC 27001.
This document focuses on the three types of ISMS organizations given in Annex B. However, this
document can also be used by other types of organizations.