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ISO/IEC 27001 - Information Security Management System

Keeping your confidential information safe by strengthening your information security management capabilities

Build information security resilience with an internationally recognized framework designed to keep your information assets safe and secure.

​Safeguard your information assets, mitigate risks and build trust by embedding rigorous information security practices with ISO/IEC 27001.

ISO/IEC 27001 - Information security management system provides the robust framework you need to manage and protect your information. It helps you continually review and refine your processes, building information security resilience today, while ensuring readiness for tomorrow.

Protect your organization's information

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    Protect your personal records and sensitive information.

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    Improve your reputation and stakeholder confidence.

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    Adopt a risk-based approach to information security.

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    Comply and stay current with relevant legislation.

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    Lower the likelihood of staff-related information security breaches.

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    Show your commitment to information security at all levels of the organization.

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  • ISO 27001 is the global information security management system (ISMS) standard. It offers a structured approach to safeguard data and manage information security effectively for organizations like yours.

    Certification to ISO 27001 strengthens your information security capabilities by mitigating risk and ensuring regulatory compliance. It works to strengthen organizations' information security posture to support digitalization strategies and build brand trust.

  • Whether public, private, government, or not-for-profit, organizations worldwide use ISO 27701 to prove they take protecting personal information seriously.

  • ISO 27001 implementation offers many benefits for organizations of all sizes:

    • Protect sensitive information: Safeguard personal records and sensitive data to prevent breaches and unauthorized access.
    • Improve reputation and stakeholder confidence: Show a commitment to information security, enhancing trust and confidence.
    • Risk-based approach: Use a systematic, risk-based approach to identify and mitigate potential threats.
    • Regulatory compliance: Comply with relevant legislation and stay current with evolving legal requirements.
    • Reduce internal breaches: Lower the likelihood of information security breaches with comprehensive policies and training.
    • Organization-wide commitment: Show a dedication to information security at all levels.
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  • ISO 27001 implementation can be achieved with the following simple steps:

    • Understand and prepare: Purchase the standard, then study and understand it.
    • See how ready you are: Ensure your organization understands the principles of ISO/IEC 27001 and its roles, then review activities and processes against the standard.
    • Review and certify: Book your certification assessment with us. We will then conduct a two-stage audit for your systems and documents.
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  • If you're implementing ISO/IEC 27001, you will require a copy of the standard.

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  • In order to meet ISO 27001 certification requirements, your organization must meet the following 10 clauses:

    Clause 1: Scope
    Clause 2: Normative references
    Clause 3: Terms and definitions
    Clause 4: Context of the organization
    Clause 5: Leadership
    Clause 6: Planning
    Clause 7: Support
    Clause 8: Operation
    Clause 9: Performance evaluation
    Clause 10: Improvement

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  • The ISO 27001 certification process is straightforward and efficient. Take a look at the stages:

    • Initial consultation: Understand your needs and establish a roadmap.
    • Training: We suggest guidance and training on implementing necessary controls and processes.
    • Optional gap analysis: Identify areas for improvement to develop an action plan.
    • Certification audit: Conduct a thorough audit to ensure standards compliance.
    • Ongoing improvement: Support continuous improvement to maintain certification and adapt to evolving threats.

    While costs vary based on the size and complexity of your ISMS, the long-term benefits far outweigh the initial investment. The ISO 27001 certification cost is an investment and strategic move for your organization.

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  • All organizations must transition to the ISO/IEC 27001:2022 standard by 31 October 2025.

    The revision includes updates that reflect modern business practices and emerging threats. Key changes include:

    • Enhanced controls: New and updated controls to address cloud security, data privacy, and other contemporary issues.
    • Streamlined requirements: Simplified processes and requirements to improve implementation efficiency.
    • Risk management focus: Greater emphasis on a risk-based approach to information security.

    Does your organisation need support with transitioning to ISO 27001:2022?

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  • Our range of ISO/IEC 27001 courses and qualifications can support you wherever you are on your learning journey. Gain knowledge of the standard and learn the systems, tools, and techniques to implement and/or audit against ISO/IEC 27001.

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Whatever your sector or size, we can help you on your information security management journey, building your knowledge and digital capabilities.

As a respected member of the committee that developed ISO/IEC 27001 and the other ISO/IEC 27000 series standards, we are at the forefront of expertise in the field and hold a unique position to be able to support organizations achieve their goals.