Accountability - The responsibilities and accountability of owners, providers and users of information systems and other parties...should be explicit.
Awareness - Owners, providers, users and other parties should readily be able, consistent with maintaining security, to gain appropriate knowledge of and be informed about the existence and general extent of measures...for the security of information systems.
Ethics - The Information systems and the security of information systems should be provided and used in such a manner that the rights and legitimate interest of others are respected.
Multidisciplinary - Measures, practices and procedures for the security of information systems should take account of and address all relevant considerations and viewpoints....
Proportionality - Security levels, costs, measures, practices and procedures should be appropriate and proportionate to the value of and degree of reliance on the information systems and to the severity, probability and extent of potential harm....
Integration - Measures, practices and procedures for the security of information systems should be coordinated and integrated with each other and other measures, practices and procedures of the organization so as to create a coherent system of security.
Timeliness - Public and private parties, at both national and international levels, should act in a timely coordinated manner to prevent and to respond to breaches of security of information systems.
Reassessment - The security of information systems should be reassessed periodically, as information systems and the requirements for their security vary over time.
Democracy - The security of information systems should be compatible with the legitimate use and flow of data and information in a democratic society