ITU-T Rec. X.1051 | ISO/IEC 27011:

a)          establishes guidelines and general principles for initiating, implementing, maintaining, and improving information security management in telecommunications organizations based on ISO/IEC 27002;

b)          provides an implementation baseline of information security management within telecommunications organizations to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of telecommunications facilities and services.

As a result of implementing this Recommendation | International Standard, telecommunications organizations, both within and between jurisdictions, will:

a)          be able to assure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the global telecommunications facilities and services;

b)          have adopted secure collaborative processes and controls ensuring the lowering of risks in the delivery of telecommunications services;

c)          be able to redeployed resources to more productive activities;

d)          have adopted a consistent holistic approach to information security;

e)          be able to improve personnel awareness and morale, and increase public trust.


The objectives of this Recommendation | International Standard are to provide practical guidance specially suited for telecommunications organizations on:

a)          commonly‑accepted goals of information security management specifically suited for telecommunications organizations;

b)          information security management practices to assist in the building of confidence for telecommunications activities.