ISO 27001

ISO 27001 is an international standard for information security
management. It provides a framework for establishing, implementing,
maintaining, and continually improving an information security
management system (ISMS). The standard is designed to help
organizations protect their sensitive information from unauthorized access,
disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
ISO 27001 is based on a risk management approach, which requires
organizations to identify and assess the risks to their sensitive information,
and implement controls to mitigate those risks. The standard includes
requirements for risk assessment, incident management, business
continuity management, and compliance with legal and regulatory
To achieve certification to ISO 27001, organizations must implement an
ISMS that meets the requirements of the standard and demonstrate
compliance through an audit by an accredited certification body. The
certification process includes an initial assessment and a surveillance audit
to ensure that the organization continues to meet the requirements of the
ISO 27001 is designed to be flexible, so it can be applied to organizations
of any size, type or industry. The standard is widely recognized and
adopted globally, it can be used to demonstrate an organizations
commitment to information security, protect the organizations reputation,
and provide evidence of due diligence to customers, suppliers and other
stakeholders. Implementing ISO 27001 can also help organizations to
comply with other security standards and regulations such as the General
Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Skip to content