ISO 27001

Information Security Management

ISO 27001 is an internationally recognized standard for an Information Security Management System (ISMS). It aids the identification of the risks to sensitive information and enables the implementation of the appropriate controls to reduce the risks.

Requirements

ISO 27001 requires that a business:

- identifies risks to sensitive information and implements security measures to control and reduce them.
- implements procedures to detect and respond to security breaches.
- regularly reviews the effectiveness of the Information Security Management System and takes action to address new risks.
- ensures that users have access to sensitive information on a need only basis.
- achieves continual improvement in Information Security Management.

Benefits

Implementing ISO 27001 enables a business to:

- ensure sensitive information is protected from loss, corruption and theft.
- identify risks and implement controls to manage or reduce them.
- gain customer trust that their data is protected.
- meet more tender expectations by demonstrating compliance and gain status as preferred supplier.
- grow through enhanced reputation.