ISO 27001:2013 - Information security management systems
ISO 27001:2013 (Information Security Management System)
The ISO 27001 is an international standard for Information Security Management System. Its purpose, as defined by the International Organization for Standardization, is to “provide a model for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining, and improving an Information Security Management System. It provides a systematic approach to managing sensitive information in order to protect it. It encompasses employees, processes and information systems.
The 27001 standard defines the 'process approach' as "The application of a system of processes within an organization, together with the identification and interactions of these processes, and their management." The PDCA, Plan-Do-Check-Act model is applied by it to structure the processes.
Benefits of ISO 27001 ISMS Certification
- The provision of a for resolving security issues
- Independently verifies that client risks are properly identified, assessed and managed, while formalizing information security processes, procedures and documentation.
- Enhancement of client confidence and perception of your organisation
- Provides confidence that you have managed risk in your own security implementation
- Enhances security awareness within an organisation
- The regular assessment process helps you continually monitor and improve your ISMS.