ISO 27001 is the international standard that helps organisations manage and protect their information assets and keep them secure, by describing best practice for an Information Security Management System (ISMS). ISO 27001 certification will help your organisation manage the security of assets. It will also inform your customers that your organisation has defined and implemented effective information security processes; winning their confidence and helping you create a trusting relationship.
The security of information you hold should be a top priority for any organisation, not least because of the growing cybercrimes plus other related crimes through the UK and in Europe. Achieving ISO 27001 certification will give you an excellent framework to address relevant controls and compliance requirements.
ISO 27001 certification is not only about what technical measures you put in place. ISO 27001 is also ensuring the business controls and the management process you have in place are adequate and proportionate for the information security threats and opportunities identified and evaluated in your risks.
The UK Data Protection Act is just one of many regulations currently pertaining to information security in the UK. Having an ISO 27001 certification proves that you are compliant with all applicable laws and regulations. This reduces the likelihood of fines and other penalties due to non-compliance or the occurrence of a data breach.
One data breach can do irreparable damage to your company’s reputation. ISO 27001 Certification shows clients and stakeholders that you have implemented all the necessary practices to ensure that their data is secure.
Adhering to ISO 27001 standards reduces the likelihood of incurring fines or facing criminal prosecution due to non-compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Customers will have high expectations in terms of protecting their private or sensitive information. IS0 27001 certification proves that you have established customer-friendly policies and procedures that reduce your company’s risk of a breach, helping to put your customers’ minds at ease. This can be advantageous in terms of improving customer retention and generating new business. It can also reduce the level of third-party scrutiny regarding your information security practices.
Information security must be a point of focus for every member of your organization. By increasing awareness of the importance of information security within your business, you’ll be helping to establish a security mindset that will spread to every level of your company, which can also reduce the likelihood of staff-related security breaches.
Procurement specifications often require certification as a condition to supply, so certification opens doors to clients you may not have been able to target previously.
Having an ISO 27001 Certificate with the strategies implemented to achieve it results in a quicker recovery in the event of any data breach or other catastrophic event.
Our auditor team have been auditing companies across all various industry sectors for a number of years. Whether you’re new to ISO 27001 certification, or if you are tired of your existing Certification Body, we will be there for you throughout your audit cycle to conduct your ISO 27001 assessment in line with the 21st century ways of auditing.
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