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Microsoft: Why we are adopting ISO 37001

Jaclyn Jaeger | May 18, 2017

Several weeks ago, Microsoft announced that it would become the first U.S. and multinational company to seek ISO 37001 certification. In a recent blog post, Microsoft’s deputy general counsel explained further the reason behind that decision and why other companies should do the same.

First, a bit of background: In October 2016, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)—an independent, non-governmental group with a membership of 162 national standard-setting bodies—published the final version of...

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