Information Security Management Systems
ISO 27001 is the international standard recognised globally for managing risks to the security of information that an organisation hold. The standard adopts a process-based approach to a set of policies, procedures, processes and systems that manage information risks, such as cyber-attacks, data theft, unauthorised access or data breach. Information Security management is one the most important component of any organisation as it protects the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets.
Certification to ISO 27001 Information Security Management Systems Standard demonstrates an organisation’s systems have been independently assessed and the commitment a company put in place in information security best practices and ICT governance.
The ISO 27001 standard is not just suitable for large organisations but also small businesses as it enables organisations to align with global best-practice for information security management and preserves the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information by applying a risk management process.
Benefits of ISO 27001 certification to your organization
Implement processes and controls that improve your organisation’s ability to identify and manage information security risks.
Build confidence and trust with your stakeholders by demonstrating your compliance to information security requirements.
Demonstrates robust security practices, thereby more opportunity for new business and improving client relationships/client retention.
Improve productivity as it clearly set out information risk responsibilities across the organisation.
Comply with business, legal, contractual and regulatory requirements
Minimize the risks involved in cyber security and data breaches
Avoid the financial penalties and losses associated with data breaches
Benefits of ISO 27001 certification to your customers
• Improved confidence and assurance.
• Safeguard of personal and confidential information.
• Minimized risk of cyber threats and data breaches.
• Independent audit demonstrates commitment to Information Security.
Integrating ISO 27001 into your management system
As IMS (Integrated Management System) integrates all of an organization’s systems and processes into one complete framework, it allows an organization to work along with an unified system to achive the common objectives. The Quality, environmental and safety management systems were frequently combined and managed as an IMS. With the rise of the digital economy, data protection and information security become critical components in an organisation. Certified to ISO 27001:2013 has become an important part of an organisation who wish to demonstrate their commitment to data security.
Organisation which has been certified with ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22301 or ISO 45001 are encouraged to embark on ISO 27001 certification since it will be a smooth sailing step. Information security threats are common these days, it is important to build up a defense and minimize the risk.