ISO/IEC 29151:2017 Released for Information Technology – Security Techniques


The International Organization of Standardization (ISO) releases ISO/IEC 29151:2017 for Information Technology – Security techniques – Code of practice for personally identifiable information protection. This standard is now available in the IEC webstore.

Description: “ISO/IEC 29151:2017 establishes control objectives, controls and guidelines for implementing controls, to meet the requirements identified by a risk and impact assessment related to the protection of personally identifiable information (PII).

In particular, this Recommendation | International Standard specifies guidelines based on ISO/IEC 27002, taking into consideration the requirements for processing PII that may be applicable within the context of an organization’s information security risk environment(s).

ISO/IEC 29151:2017 is applicable to all types and sizes of organizations acting as PII controllers (as defined in ISO/IEC 29100), including public and private companies, government entities and not-for-profit organizations that process PII.”


*Description from the ISO Website.

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