Applying the information security management system will provide your organization with a system that will help to eliminate or minimize the risk of security breaches that could have implications for legal or business continuity.
ISO 27001 information security management system effective (ISMS) provides a management framework of policies and procedures that will keep your information safe, whatever the format.
After a series of high-profile cases, has proven to be highly corrupt organization if the information entered into the wrong hands or into the public domain. By building and maintaining a documented system of control and management, risk can be identified and mitigated.
Achieving ISO27001 certification shows that the business has:
- Protected information from getting into the hands of unauthorized
- Information guaranteed accurate and can only be modified by authorized users
- Assess the risk and reduced the impact of the infringement
- Independently assessed to international standards that are based on industry best practice
ISO27001 accreditation indicates that you have identified risk, assess the implications and put systemised controls to limit the damage to the organization.
- Improved reliability and security of systems and information
- Increased confidence of customers and business partners
- Improved business resilience
- Alignment with customer needs
- Improved process management and integration with the company's risk strategy
Achieving ISO 27001 is not a guarantee that the information breach will never happen, but to have a robust system in place, the risk will be reduced and the disruption and cost to a minimum.
Some of the stages you will need to go through to protect your business and achieve ISO 27001 include:
- Assess the potential risks to your business and identify areas that are vulnerable.
- Implementing a management system that covers the entire organization will help to control how and where information is stored and used.
- Maintain the process for managing information security policy today and the future.
- Make employees and third party contractors are aware of the risk and incident reporting.
- Monitoring system activity and user activity logs.
- Keeping IT systems up to date with the latest protection.
- Access Control Systems.