What is the ISO 27001
Information Security Management System?
An ISO 27001 Information Security Management System is a way of controlling risks to your business so your systems, technology, data and reputation remain intact.
You need to keep your systems and your data safe from all manner of threats: external and internal, intentional and unintentional.
Improving your Information Security Management System (IMSM) to the level required by ISO 27001, provides added reassurance that your business is securing information and staying ahead of new threats. Furthermore it helps differentiate you from the competition.
2022 Update: ISO 27001 has been updated – here is what to expect.
Benefits of ISO 27001 certification
Keeps your systems and data safe from all manner of threats
Provides reassurance that you take data security seriously
Enables you to apply for public sector tenders
Helps you stay ahead of any new threats
Enhances your company image and differentiates you from the competition
Reduces the costs and amount of downtime associated to security threats
Provides reassurance that you are on top of regulatory requirements
Gives employees the confidence to identify and handle potential risks
How can ISO 27001 protect my business?
Having the ISO 27001 Information Security Management System, marks you out as being serious about safeguarding your IT and data. Once the domain of software companies and corporates, more and more SMES are choosing to set themselves apart from the competition with ISO 27001.
Once certified, this globally recognised standard enhances your reputation, providing instant kudos in the private sector. It also enables you to apply for public sector tenders.
You could soon be using this standard to communicate to your potential customers that their information will be held securely, that your team is well trained and that you are on top of your risks and regulatory requirements. Plus, you can reassure them that your business continuity plan strengthens their supply chain.
As for your employees, they’ll enjoy the reassurance that comes from being able to confidently identify and handle potential risks, whatever their level of IT experience.
Can ISO 27001 protect my business against all risks?
ISO 27001 ensures that you take a holistic view of the data security risks that can affect your business on a regular basis. It ensures that you give consideration to risks generated by people and processes as well as by systems or external factors. By doing so, it helps preserve the confidentiality, integrity and availability of sensitive corporate information and reduces the risk of costly security threats.
What is the process to get my business certified to the ISO 27001?
We have a simple six step process which takes you from where you are today to confidently running an ISO 27001 certified information security management system that feels like it’s always been part of your business in under eight weeks.
Contact our team today to request a quote.
We ensure that the ISO 27001 Information Security Management System will become part of your day to day operations. We offer unparalleled support from both our head office and onsite at your premises, from one of our assessors.
Should you have any queries at any point, we’ll always be at the end of the phone and our experienced assessors will visit you on a regular basis to ensure you stay on track for yearly re-certification.
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