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Better Cybersecurity

Founded in 1989, the Information Security Forum (ISF) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that is driven and owned by its Member organisations – ranging from Fortune 500 and Forbes 2000 listed corporations, to public-sector bodies and government departments.
Our business-driven solutions provide organisations with the guidance, tools and methodologies needed to tackle the wide-ranging governance, risk and compliance challenges impacting businesses around the world today.


Cyber Resilient

Ensure robustness against attack whilst able to demonstrate fast and secure recovery.


Deliver measured performance for secure, predictable results against a unified framework of processes and controls.


Prioritise resources to areas that pose the greatest risk, whilst tracking progress against peers and standards.

Achieve Better Cybersecurity with ISF

ISF Members have access to a confidential peer community, expert services support, and a wide range of research, integrated tools, and methodologies – including the ISF Standard of Good Practice (SOGP).

The cornerstone of the ISF, the SOGP is the most up-to-date, comprehensive and globally adopted security framework. With cross-references to ISO, NIST, CIS and more, the framework covers all aspects of cyber resilience, cloud security and information risk management.


ISF World Congress

A setting for global knowledge exchange.

Held annually, our flagship event offers the opportunity for Member organisations to share knowledge, best practice and thought-leadership around topical issues in the industry within a confidential peer-group environment.
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How can we help?

For organisations requiring additional training and implementation support, the ISF offers a full range of bespoke consultancy services to aid in the translation of technical insight into clear, business-focussed guidance.

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...like having an expert in information security as part of your team, with assurance and risk assessment tools to help show areas of strength, and detailed guidance to improve areas of concern...
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