Security Control Standard (SCS)
The Guide to Certification for the WLA-SCS:2012
To accompany the WLA-SCS:2012 standard documentation, the WLA has produced a 2012 edition of the Guide to Certification for the WLA Security Control Standard. The Guide to Certification for the WLA Security Control Standard: 2012 is available below for downloading.
By producing the guide, the WLA aims to foster a greater understanding of the WLA-SCS:2012 and the certification process. In clarifying the certification process, it is our belief that more members will see fit to apply for WLA-SCS:2012 certification, thereby raising the overall level of security and integrity assurance within the world lottery community. We have taken measures to ensure that the guide will inform all parties having an interest in the WLA-SCS:2012 certification process. Whether it be WLA members or associate members seeking certification to the WLA-SCS:2012 or professional auditors seeking WLA SRMC accreditation to perform WLA-SCS:2012 audits, this concise guide provides the necessary information.
The WLA Security Control Standard: 2012 (WLA-SCS:2012)
The WLA-SCS:2012 is the lottery sector’s only internationally recognized security standard. Relying on ISO/IEC 27001:2005, a leading international standard for information security management, the WLA-SCS:2012 has two parts. The first part of the WLA-SCS:2012, (Annex A – General Security and Integrity control objectives and controls), incorporates Information Security Management System (ISMS) requirements. These include ISO/IEC 27001:2005 global-scope compliance with an additional 21 general requirements adjoined. The second part of the WLA-SCS:2012 (Annex B – Lottery and Gaming Specific Security and Integrity control objectives and controls) furnishes an additional 90 lottery and gaming specific requirements representing current security and integrity best practices.
To the Members of the World Lottery Association
Over the past few years there have been some notable achievements and successes with the continued development of standards and the issue of various guidelines on Lottery specific topics.
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