December, 2017 Newsletter Articles

IAF on ISO 9001 and ISO 14001

Dec 1, 2017 in Newsletter | Comments Off on IAF on ISO 9001 and ISO 14001

The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has posted this notice at their website: IAF has published a communiqué entitled ‘Important information for Certification Bodies regarding transition to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001′ following the passing of IAF Resolution 2017-13, which states that as of 15 March 2018, conformity assessment bodies must conduct all ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 initial, surveillance and re-certification audits to the new versions – ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015.   This resolution continues the efforts of...

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ISO 9001:2015 Classes in Orlando

Dec 1, 2017 in Newsletter | Comments Off on ISO 9001:2015 Classes in Orlando

Larry Whittington will be the instructor for these ISO 9001:2015 classes in Orlando, Florida: IISO 9001:2015 Requirements December 18-19, 2017 (confirmed) February 5-6, 2018 ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor December 18-20, 2017 (confirmed) February 5-7, 2018 ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor December 18-21, 2017 (confirmed) February 5-8, 2018 Click on a course title to view the course description and enroll in a class. If you have questions about the training, or the registration process, please call...

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Internal Audit Requirements

Dec 1, 2017 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Internal Audit Requirements

ISO management system standards are required to adopt the high-level structure, identical core text, and common terms and definitions of Annex SL of the ISO Directives, Part 1. The Annex SL base text for clause 9.2, Internal Audit, is shown below, and followed by the actual internal audit requirements for these management system standards: ISO 9001:2015 ISO 14001:2015 AS9100:2016; AS9110:2016; AS9120:2016 IATF 16949:2016 ISO 27001:2013. Annex SL 9.2 Internal audit 9.2.1 The organization shall conduct internal audits at planned intervals to...

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ISO 27007 Audit Guidance

Dec 1, 2017 in Newsletter | Comments Off on ISO 27007 Audit Guidance

The second edition of ISO 27007, “Information technology – Security techniques – Guidelines for information security management systems auditing,” has been published. ISO 27007:2017 provides guidance on managing an information security management system (ISMS) audit program, on conducting audits, and on the competence of ISMS auditors. It gives guidance for auditing all the requirements stated in ISO 27001. ISO 27007 is intended to be used in conjunction with the audit guidance contained in ISO 19011:2011, and...

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Millennials and Cybersecurity

Dec 1, 2017 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Millennials and Cybersecurity

Although millennials grew up as a tech-savvy generation, a ConsumerAffairs.com article says they appear to have a more relaxed attitude toward cybersecurity than their parents. A recent FirstData study shows that baby boomers are generally more concerned about security than their younger peers. The researchers found that, overall, boomers did a better job of protecting personal information than millennials. The study highlights two areas where millennials could do a better job — passwords and the use of social media. Reusing...

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Quality Manual Templates

Dec 1, 2017 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Quality Manual Templates

We have quality manual templates for IATF 16949:2016, AS9100D, AS9110C, AS9120B, and ISO 9001:2015-based quality management systems: IATF 16949:2016 Quality Manual Template, 67 pages ($150) AS9100D:2016 Quality Manual Template, 42 pages ($135) AS9110C:2016 Quality Manual Template, 43 pages ($135) AS9120B:2016 Quality Manual Template, 40 pages ($135) ISO 9001:2015 Quality Manual Template, 29 pages ($95) We have a policy manual template for an ISO 14001:2015-based environmental management system, and a policy manual template for...

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Gap Analysis Checklists

Dec 1, 2017 in Newsletter | Comments Off on Gap Analysis Checklists

Larry Whittington has developed ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 checklists for the purpose of conducting a gap analysis of your current system against the new and changed requirement of the new standards. ISO 9001:2015 Gap Analysis Checklist  The 27 page ISO 9001:2015 Gap Analysis Checklist contains 313 questions for organizations new to ISO 9001, and 119 delta questions for ISO 9001:2008 certified organizations. To read a description of the ISO 9001:2015 Gap Analysis Checklist, and see a sample page, go to this web page. You can buy...

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