ISO 27001 is a standard for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) and specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving an information security management system within the context of the organization. It also includes requirements for the assessment and treatment of information security risks tailored to the needs of the organization. The requirements are generic and are intended to be applicable to all organizations, regardless of type, size or nature.
Today, organizations are increasingly vulnerable to security threats, as our dependence on information systems grows ever greater. It is vital that your organization applies the appropriate controls to manage the risks associated with information and data and demonstrates that you are preserving the confidentiality, integrity and availability of those assets for clients, shareholders and society as a whole.
Information is an important and valuable asset to an organization, it requires stringent protection.
ISO 27001 Information and Data Security offers a comprehensive set of controls, based on best practice in information security, comprising of components such as confidentiality, integrity and availability.
What is ISO 27001?
ISO 27001 is the international standard for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS).
It is applicable to any organization where the misuse, corruption or loss of its business or client information could result in a major commercial disaster.
The fundamental aim of ISO 27001 is to protect the information of your organization from security threats such as: viral attack, misuse, theft, vandalism/ terrorism and fire. ISO 27001 quickly produces a return on investment, giving you thorough guidance on complying to regulatory and contractual requirements regarding data security, privacy and IT governance. The ISMS encourages the identification and classification of the organizations information assets and a systematic risk assessment of threats and vulnerabilities.
ISO 27001 provides a framework to assure an organization that its information security measures are effective.
What are the key benefits to your business?
• Improves and maintains competitive edge.
• Win more business particularly where procurement specifications require higher IT security credentials.
• Compliance with legal, statutory, regulatory and contractual requirements.
• Provide assurance to stakeholders, such as clients and shareholders.
• Business continuity is assured through management of risk, security issues and concerns.
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