ISO 27001 2013 Information Security Management System
ISO 27001 2013 Information is the life blood of all organizations and can exist in many forms. It can be printed or written on paper, stored electronically, transmitted by mail or by electronic means, shown in films, or spoken in conversation.
In today's competitive business environment, such information is constantly under threat from many sources. These can be internal, external, accidental, or malicious. With the increase use of new technology to store, transmit, and retrieve information, there has been a subsequent increase in the numbers and types of threats
Information is critical to the operation and perhaps even the survival of your organization. Being certified to ISO 27001 2013 will help you to manage and protect your valuable information assets.
ISO 27001 is the only auditable international standard which defines the requirements for an Information Security Management System (ISMS). The standard is designed to ensure the selection of adequate and proportionate security controls.
This helps you to protect your information assets and give confidence to any interested parties, especially your customers. The standard adopts a process approach for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining, and improving your ISMS.
Satisfaction of Internal Controls over IT
Monitoring the internal affairs
Enhancing customer confidentialities
Achieving continual performance improvement in Pursuit of these objectives.
BENEFITS OF ISO 27001 2013
Demonstrates independent assurance of an organization's internal controls therefore meeting corporate governance and business continuity requirements
Provides a competitive edge, e.g. by meeting contractual requirements and demonstra -tin g to customers that security of their information is paramount
independently verifies that organizational risks are properly identified, assessed and managed while formalizing information security processes, procedures and documentation
The regular assessment process helps an organization continually monitor and improve
The ISO 27001 standard is based on the major keys of implementation.
Define the scope of the ISMS
Define an ISMS Policy
Define Risk Assessment Approach
Undertake a Risk Assessment
Evaluate Risk Treatment option
Select control Objectives
Prepare statement of Applicability