BS 10008

Evidential Weight and Legal Admissibility of Electronic Information

BS 10008:2014 outlines best practice for the implementation and operation of electronic information management systems, including the storage and transfer of information.

The BS standard was based code of practice for “legal admissibility and evidential weight of information stored electronically” (or BIP 0008).

There are a number of benefits to achieving BS 10008 certification:

Compliance with the new BS 10008 standard will help organisations:

  • Maximise the trustworthiness and reliability of their information
  • Minimise the risk associated with long term storage of electronic information on their systems.

The scope covers the accessibility and availability of verifiable information over a period of time and includes the use of document management, storage, transmission, and retrieval systems as well as electronic identification/signatures and copyright management. 

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