Information Security Management

ISO/IEC 27001

ISO/IEC 27001

Protecting personal records and commercially sensitive information.

Protecting personal records and commercially sensitive information.

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ISO 27001
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What is ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management?

ISO/IEC 27001 is an internationally recognized management system for managing information security governance risk. You simply can’t be too careful when it comes to information security. Protecting personal records and commercially sensitive information is critical. ISO/IEC 27001 helps you implement a robust approach to managing information security (infosec) and building resilience.

Internationally recognized, ISO/IEC 27001 is an excellent framework which helps organizations manage and protect their information assets so that they remain safe and secure. It helps you to continually review and refine the way you do this, not only for today, but also for the future. That’s how ISO/IEC 27001 protects your business, your reputation and adds value.

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How ISO/IEC 27001 helps

Benefit to your organization

  • Helps you identify risks to your information and put in place measures to manage or reduce them

  • Helps you put in place procedures to enable prompt detection of information security breaches

  • Requires you to continually improve your Information Security Management System (ISMS)
  • Improved reputation and stakeholder confidence

  • Better visibility of risk amongst interested parties

  • Builds trust and credibility in the market to help you win more business
  • Requires you to identify all internal and external stakeholders relevant to your Management System ISMS

  • Requires you to communicate the ISMS policy to and ensure that the workforce understands how they contribute to it

  • Top management need to define ISMS roles and ensure individuals are competent
  • Improved information security awareness amongst all relevant parties

  • Reduces likelihood of staff-related information security breaches

  • Shows commitment to information security at all levels of the business
  • Gives you a framework which helps you to manage your legal and regulatory requirements

  • Makes you review and communicate your regulatory requirements to other interested parties
  • Reduces the likelihood of fines or prosecution

  • Helps you comply with relevant legislation and helps make sure you keep up-to-date
  • It makes you assess risks to information security so you can identify potential weaknesses and respond

  • Requires you to put in place controls that are proportionate to the risks

  • Requires you to continually evaluate risks to your information security and make sure the controls you put in place are appropriate
  • Helps you protect your information so you can continue business as usual and minimize disruptions

  • Gives cost savings by minimizing incidents

  • Ensures information is protected, available, and can be accessed

Case studies

Read how different organizations have benefited from implementing the standard.

  • Ian Crossley, Head of Business Continuity & Corporate Security, Worldpay

  • Debra Charles, Founder and CEO of Novacroft

  • Nada Moussa, Quality & Compliance Manager, Alternative

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