Top Management

Person or group of people who directs and controls an organization at the highest level.

  • Note 1 to entry: Top management has the power to delegate authority and provide resources within the organization.
  • Note 2 to entry: If the scope of the management system covers only part of an organization then top management refers to those who direct and control that part of the organization.

Source: ISO/IEC 27000:2014, Information technology — Security techniques — Information security management systems — Overview and vocabulary, Third Edition, January 2014. Global Standards

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