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Survey Answer:

IT contracts are often agreements based on a standard duty of care. This also means that an IT service provider has the obligation to have its security measures in order.
In addition, it is agreed in most contracts that the IT supplier must comply with certain security standards. The Netherlands has Nederlands Normalisatie-Instituut (NEN), this institute supports the standardization process in the Netherlands. NEN manages more than 34,000 standards. These are the international (ISO, IEC), European (EN) and national standards (NEN) accepted in the Netherlands. NEN has also developed standards in the area of security, which are often used by IT suppliers.

Provided By:
Dennis B. ZIEREN, Ploum