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ISO 27001:2013 Certification
ISO 27001 Gap Assessment
ISO 27001 Implementation
ISO 27001 Risk Assessment
ISO 27001 Policy, Process and Procedure Development
ISO 27001 Business Continuity
ISO 27001 Internal Audit
ISO 27001 External Audit Support
What is ISO27001?
ISO 27001 is an information security standard. The latest version of the standard was published on the 25th September 2013 and it supersedes ISO27001:2005. Standard is published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) under the joint ISO and IEC subcommittee, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27.
ISO27001 is a specification for an information security management system (ISMS). Organisations which meet the standard may gain an official certification issued by an independent and accredited certification body on successful completion of a formal audit process.
The standard is benefitial for organizations that take the protection of information is important such as financial, banking, health, education and IT sectors. And also very applicable to organization that manage large volumes of data and information on behalf of their clients or other organizations such as cloud service providers, data centers, IT outsourcing provides.
Benefits of ISO27001
- Return on Investment ( ROI)
- International acceptance
- Passing third-party audits
- Competitive advantage
- Reasonable assurance for your clients
- Providing value to products and services
- Defensible decisions and controls
- Managed and minimized risk exposure
- Overall increased information security
What kind of organizations ISO27001 is suitable for?
ISO27001 is suitable for any organization, large or small and in any sector.
How long it is going to take to implement ISO27001?
The shortest time that is need for ISO27001 provided that organization has a good overall security posture and dedicated the needed resources is 3 months. Gap assessment is needed to determine the actual timeframe. Please note that implementation doesn’t mean you are certified.
How long does it take to get ISO27001 certified once ISMS is implemented?
2 audits are needed for initial certification.
Stage 1 audit is done to insure that all ISMS documentation is in place. The process generally takes 2-3 days and will determine if corrective actions are needed before stage 2. There is at least a month gap between Stage 1 and Stage 2 audit. During stage 2 the evidence of ISMS operating effectiveness and consistency will be examined. Certification is granted at an average within a month after the Stage 2 audit is successfully completed.