ISO 27001 is an information security standard that provides organizations the means for providing clients, partners and regulators, assurance of compliance to an internationally recognized set of information security specifications. The standard is designed to ensure the selection of adequate and proportionate security controls. It offers a business-led approach to implement best practices for information security management that are suited to the unique needs of the organization. Information security is characterized within ISO 27001 as the preservation of Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability.
The key benefits of ISMS are:
Provides a framework for managing risks to information and information processing systems and processes
Customer Trust and Confidence:
Demonstrates adherence toan Information Security Management Framework, providing confidence to customers on the security of their Data / Information security concerns.
Provides protection of information assets that are critical to business operations
• Information theft
• Breach of information systems
• Illegal processing of data
• Denial of service
• Insiderthreat, disgruntled employee
• Cyber-attacks and hacker activity
• Virus, spam, worms, malware, spyware attacks
• Infringement of Intellectual property rights (IPR)