About ISO 27001:2013
Information Security Management Standard
An ISO 27001 information security management system is a systematic and pro-active approach to effectively manage risks to the security of your company’s confidential information. The system promotes efficient management of sensitive corporate information, highlighting vulnerabilities to ensure it is adequately protected against potential threats. It encompasses people, process and IT systems.
Why ISO 27001 Certification?
This standard will help your company coordinate all your security efforts both electronically and physically, coherently, cost effectively and with consistency and prove to potential customers that you take the security of their personal / business information seriously. The main benefits include:
Benefits to you:
Cost reductions due to avoiding incidents
Smoother running operations as responsibilities and processes are clearly defined
Improved business image in the marketplace – customers have peace of mind that the company is trustworthy
Benefits to your customers
Working with a trustworthy provider maintains the company’s own integrity to the safeguarding of its data
Installs confidence further down the supply chain resulting in stronger customers / supplier relationships
Benefits to your staff:
Having appropriate access controls in place lowers the risk of accidental exposure to employees of confidential/sensitive information.
Reassurance that their employer is meeting data handling security guidelines.
Defines clearly and precisely roles and responsibilities therefore job satisfaction and productivity is increased.