The ISO 27001 is an Information Security Management System (ISMS) Standard published in October 2005 by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
The ISO 27001:2005 ISMS provides a framework for developing or enhancing organization’s information security needs and helps to proactively identify, manage and reduce the range of threats to which information is regularly subjected.
It enables an organization to develop and maintain an integrated system that assures availability written and electronic data. The objective of the ISO 27001:2005 Standard is to "provide a model for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining, and improving an Information Security Management System".
ISO 27001:2005 Standard is applicable to any organization where the misuse, corruption, or loss of its business or customer information could result in financial, continuity, or legal implications.
The ISO 27000 family series aids to secure the information assets of an organization. This Certification Standard helps in the management of security of assets such as intellectual property, employee information, financial details, or third-party data entrusted to you.
The ISO 27001: 2013 is the best known Standard highlighting the requirements for an Information Security Management (ISMS). It is highly beneficial for Information Technology related companies in Dubai, UAE and globally.
ISMS is a systematic approach to manage sensitive company information so that it remains secure within organization. It includes securing information related to people, IT systems, business processes, databases, etc., by applying a risk management process.
The ISO 27001: 2013 Standard will help eliminate or minimize the risk of a security breach that could have legal or business continuity implication.
The ISO 27001 Information Security Management System (ISMS) provides a management framework of policies and procedures that will keep your information secured in whatever the format it is. By establishing and maintaining a documented system of controls and management, any information breech can be identified and reduced.
Achieving ISO 27001: 2013 Certification shows that a business has:
Benefits of ISO 27001: 2013 include:
Achieving ISO 27001: 2013 Certification is not a certainty that information infringement will never occur, however by incorporating a sturdy system in place, the risks will be mitigated. The system can also control the disruption and costs to a large extent.
To achieve the ISO 27001 Certification, organization will have to go through few processes to protect their databases, internal systems and other digital as well as physical information assets:
The ISO 27001: 2013 Certification in UAE, Dubai helps small, medium and large business in any sector to keep information assets secure by complying to the requirements of the Information Security Management System (ISMS).
The ISO 27001 Certification standard is best suited where information protection is of at most priority, such as financial services, banking, healthcare, public and IT sectors. The ISO 27001 Standard also becomes a requirement for organizations such as data centers and IT Outsourcing companies that manage huge volumes of data or information for clients and customers.
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