/EINPresswire.com/ Vigilant Software, the information security risk management solutions provider, has today announced that it will be re-running the webinar series: ISO27001 and the Importance of Risk Management. The webinar series was originally run in early spring 2013 and was a resounding success based on attendee feedback. The four part series will take attendees on a learning journey to carry out an information security risk assessment when implementing an ISO27001-compliant information security management system (ISMS).

The short, educational and informative webinars are free and open to all and will be presented by expert compliance practitioner Alan Calder. Alan will explain what ISO27001 is and why it is important, how to carry out a risk assessment and details on updating and maintaining an existing risk assessment.

The webinars are aimed at anyone who is or will soon be involved in ISO27001 compliance, in particular risk management.

Using the risk assessment tool, vsRisk™, the webinars will demonstrate how software is transforming the information security compliance industry, removing the fear and hassle of the more traditional risk assessment methods.

The webinars:

• Why ISO27001 for my Organisation? – Thursday May 9th
• The Importance of Risk Management – Thursday May 16th
• Carrying out a Risk Assessment using vsRisk – Thursday May 23rd
• Maintaining and updating your existing risk assessment using vsRisk – Thursday May 30th

Details including abstracts and registration can be found at www.vigilantsoftware.co.uk/webinars.aspx.

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NOTES TO EDITORS

Alan Calder is the CEO and founder of Vigilant Software. Alan is an acknowledged information security and risk management guru who managed the world’s first successful ISO27001 (then BS7799) implementation project in 1996. A frequent media commentator on risk management issues, Alan Calder is also the co-author to vsRisk™ – the definitive cybersecurity risk assessment tool.

Vigilant Software Ltd is part of the IT Governance group of companies and is the specialist ISO27001 risk assessment company. It specialises in developing and deploying tools that help organisations manage information security risk in compliance with industry leading standards such as ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27005. Its customer base spans Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. More information is available at www.vigilantsoftware.co.uk.

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