ISO/IEC 27001 (Information Security Management System)

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What is ISO/IEC 27001?

ISO/IEC 27001 is the unique millstone for businesses to establish, implement, operate, monitor, review, maintain and continually improve an information security management system (ISMS).

ISO/IEC 27001 is an internationally recognized standard for information security management. By helping you establish solid data security throughout all aspects of your business, you can be a benchmark in information security, including EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Just Like other ISO management standards, ISO/IEC 27001 is suitable for businesses of all sizes. Any business – no matter how big or small – that holds data on customers, staff and suppliers could be targeted for fraud, theft, misuse or abuse. No matter the complexities of your business operations, ISO/IEC 27001 will help you withhold cyber security into an actionable context for your organization.

Maintaining your reputation and preserving stakeholders' data is very important in the digital environment. Accurate Cyber Security provides ISO/IEC 27001 certification services that will let you accomplish those vital goals.


Understanding ISO/IEC 27001

ISO/IEC 27001 is not only a certification but also a commitment of the ISMS organization. It provides the necessary framework for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining, and continuously improving ISMS. This internationally known standard is a precondition for complying with legal requirements such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

It aids companies in the monitoring and management of their information resources. It takes care of financial data, intellectual property, employees’ details, and data from third parties. This certification has a systematized approach to the management of company information that is confidential, intact, and available.


What are the benefits of ISO/IEC 27001?

1. Data security is improved

Compliant with a comprehensive data security management system is the crux of what ISO/IEC 27001 does. As you bring your operations up to speed with many legal and regulatory requirements for data management, you’ll better understand security landscapes and digital defense mechanisms.

2. Apply the advanced strategies

By treating your risks, security breaches can be mitigated. This will be achieved by pointing out achievable goals and objectives to define data security responsibilities for both top management and staff. ISO/IEC 27001 certification requires creating documents that can be both used as a guide for referrals and updates as long as your standard is valid.

3. Aligns with existing management systems

Most businesses become ISO 9001 certified first as this establishes quality management systems (QMS) that can be developed to incorporate data security – a key component of quality management. As ISO/IEC 27001 was designed with a standardized Annex SL structure, this means it fits effortlessly into other ISOs and has many overlapping clauses. This ease of use eliminates the need for multiple unnecessary checks, updates and audits across management systems as everything fits together nicely.

4. Continual improvement

A benefit of any ISO is the focus on continually bettering the way you work. This is particularly useful for ISO/IEC 27001 due to the ever-changing nature of cybersecurity. Through gaining this certification, you can be reassured that you have the capabilities and resources to tackle any incoming legal or technological updates and obligations.

5. Establishing trust in stakeholders

ISO/IEC 27001 is an international badge of quality and will automatically establish confidence in your clients and customers that your data security practices are world class and externally assured. It will help you win new business by keeping you ahead of other organizations that are not certified, opening you up to new industries and contacts.


Number of Clauses in ISO /IEC 27001?

The ISO/IEC 27001 is divided in two parts. The first and main part is made up of 10 clauses, numbered 1 to 10. The first three (1 – 3) introduce ISO 27001, whereas clauses 4 – 10 outline the mandatory requirements for certification. The second part, called Annex A, contain the 114 control checkpoints and controls associated with the compliance of the standard.

Difference between ISO /IEC 27001 and ISO /IEC 27002?

The ISO/IEC 27000 standard family relate to information and cyber security. ISO/IEC 27001 is a management standard you can certify to, whereas ISO/IEC 27002 is a supplementary standard which addresses specific and detailed information related to the control objectives and controls listed in Annex A of ISO/IEC 27001.

How much ISO /IEC 27001certification will cost?

ISO 27001 certification price depends upon ISO Standard and Accreditation body you will opt for your business organization.

How long it takes to get ISO /IEC 27001 Certified?

Accurate Cyber Security certification process is simpler, faster and affordable. However, again, depends on the size and process of the Organization.

What is the current version of ISO /IEC 27001?

ISO 27001:2013 is the most updated version of the certification, making any qualification certified to previous standards now nullify.

What are mandatory requirements of ISO /IEC 27001?

The ISO 9001 2015 standard is very flexible when it comes to what information it requires.

What is the difference between ISO 27001 2013 and ISO 27001 2017?

there are no significant changes to what you need to do to meet the requirements of the standard – there are only minor changes such as the addition of 'EN' to the title and the incorporation of the 2017 date. There are some minor changes to wording and layout rather than requirements


Steps to getting ISO/IEC 27001 certification

The process of getting ISO/IEC 27001 certified with Accurate Cyber Security is a trouble-free step-by-step approach.

1. Initial consultation

We help you setting your objectives, focusing on what your business wants to achieve and how it defines success, specific in relation to your clients’ requirements. Together, you and our ISO specialist consultant will agree reasonable outcomes and delivery dates.

2. Preparing your organization’s ISO/IEC 27001 documents

Next, the Accurate Cyber Security Consultant will the gap analysis for existing procedures and help you document the new systems that will help deliver success – both existing and how you will improve these. This manual and procedures confirm how your business should operate going forward so that it can deliver Quality Management System ISO/IEC 27001.

3. Training you to implement the ISO/IEC 27001 standard

While the QMS documents are important document moving forward, it is even more important that it is placed to implement. We work with the top management team to ensure the ongoing framework is adopted throughout your organization. We also develop and deliver customized training for staff to ensure understanding and implementation of ISO/IEC 27001 is meaningful. This will create consistency across your organization, transforming your business from day one so it is optimized for efficiency, continual improvement and greater profitability.

4. Audit by an external certification body

Before you can be awarded the ISO/IEC 27001 certification, your organization applies to the third-party certifying body that you have selected to conduct your audit. This audit is an objective view on whether your business is conforming to ISO ISO/IEC 27001. As we will have provided excellent support and guidance to your business every step of the way, you can be assured that your ISO/IEC 27001 will be successful.

5. ISO/IEC 27001 awarded

Once confirmed that you are ISO/IEC 27001 compliant, your organization will be issued with the certificate. This international certification will be recognized by current, potential and future clients as a mark of health & safety.


Why Accurate Cyber Security?

Accurate Cyber Security is an excellent companion of yours in the journey to ISO/IEC 27001 certification. Our experts take you by the hand through the entire certification path, from the initial evaluation to the end-stage implementation. We ensure that your process becomes easy and efficient.

Accurate cybersecurity can help your organization strengthen its cybersecurity posture. It gives you a competitive advantage and builds trust through internationally recognized ISO/IEC 27001 certification. Call us today to start your certification process and safeguard what is of great value.