ISO 27001 is a comparatively new standard and is to do with Information Security Management (ISMS). It is similar to the ISO 9001 standard in many ways. In fact it is for Information Security what ISO 9001 is for quality. The main objective being to establish and implement an Information Security Management System (ISMS) and also maintain and continuously improve it. There are several types of organizations that can benefit from this like, an IT company, Banks, hospitals , even insurance companies. In face all the organizations that are dependent on IT Systems and store customer information will benefit from this.
Here are few more details about ISO 27001 to help understand it better:
For a business with a large information base that is important the information becomes an asset that needs to be protected and that is how ISO 27001 treats it.
This ISO standard caters for the security of information in several formats and ways like if it is printed or written, transmitted via post or email or even when stored electronically.
The need to protect valuable information is higher now in this digital age where almost everyone is connected.
Benefits of ISO 27001 Certification:
The ISO 27001 certification is beneficial for several organizations in many different ways:
It helps make the operations of the organizations run more smoothly by clearly defining the responsibilities as well as business processes.
It also includes taking all the necessary precautions (security related) hence any additional costs that would normally need to be incurred by the firm relating to security and safely are reduced.
This helps gain the trust of the customers and improve their trust in the business with almost no to extremely isolated cases of breach in the system.
On the whole, it give the organization as well as its customers or clients a great sense of security.
ISO 27001 Lead Auditor training:
The ISO 27001 Lead Auditor training is beneficial to an information security manager, a corporate governance manager, all IT and corporate security managers as well as information security consultants. There are many benefits of undergoing this training:
Having been trained in this manner it is then possible to conduct an ISMS assessment and take steps towards obtaining the ISO 27001 certification.
This training course is IRCA certified hence it means that it certifies your skills and abilities opening a large number of opportunities.
Being a Kelmac Group’s certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor has it’s benefits:
The ISO 27001 lead auditor training course that is provide by Kelmac Group ensures that one follows the best practices and techniques while auditing the information security management systems of an organization.
ISO 27001 has been increasing in popularity and the statistics say it all. As per the swot analysis conducted the number of Organizations that have been ISO 27001 certified has increased from roughly 5500 in the year 2006 to approximately 22000 in the year 2013.