ISO 27001:2013 Information Management Security System



ISO 27001:2013 is an internationally recognized best practice framework for an information security management system. It helps you identify the risks to your important information and put in place the appropriate controls to help reduce the risk.It is particularly important to companies whose information is sensitive and critical, such as, IT, finance, health and public agencies and those managing information on behalf of others.By becoming ISO 27001:2013 certified companies are showing a commitment to ensuring that adequate security controls are in place to protect information and data from being accessed, corrupted, lost or stolen.
ISO 27001:2013 contains 12 main sections:
1. Risk assessment
2. Security policy
3. Organization of information security
4. Asset management
5. Human resources security
6. Physical and environmental security
7. Communications and operations management
8. Access control
9. Information systems acquisition, development and maintenance
10. Information security incident management
11. Business continuity management
12. Compliance
The following are some of the requirements of the ISO 27001:2013 certification:
  • An effective information risk assessments mechanism that will identify areas of need and vulnerability and the potential impact these risks can have on the companies information management systems.
  • ISO 27001:2013 requires the development of a comprehensive information security control system with an in-depth analysis of the modern technologies on systems security.
  • Compels organizations to adopt and retain an effective management practice that plays a crucial role in safeguarding data systems from potential breaches.
  • The certification also requires companies to develop an informative information security policy and direction that will be supplied within all the departments of the company.
What are the benefits of ISO 27001  : 2013 ?
  • verify that your company properly identifies, assesses and manages security risks
  • prove that your organisation is committed to continual improvement of information security
  • demonstrate compliance to relevant regulation, legislation and industry mandates
  • provide assurance that you meet corporate governance and business continuity requirements
  • increase new business opportunities.
  • Competitive edge – ISO 27001:2013 certification by Euro certification gives a public and independent statement of your capability which may help when responding to tenders. provide customers with confidence that you meet their contractual requirements
  • Minimizing risk – ensures controls are in place to reduce the risk of security threats and to avoid any system weaknesses being exploited. help protect your business from increasing cyber threat
  • Best Practice – ISO 27001:2013 certification from Euro certification gives you, and your customers, trading partners and other key stakeholders, confidence that you have addressed all security risks. give your customers confidence in the protection and confidentiality of their personal information
  • Reduced costs – following a methodical risk assessment approach ensures that resources are applied to reduce overall risk