What Is ISO 27001 Certification?
It is a framework designed to limit security breaches and minimizing the risk levels against any Cyberattacks. ISMS helps in all the sectors of business, be it small, medium, or large to secure all the information assets.
This is the best standard among ISO/IEC 27000 the family that fulfills all the requirements of ISMS including Data Privacy and Cyber Security.
What Are the Benefits to My Business?
Implementing an ISMS to ISO/IEC 27001 system will give the following benefits to your organization:
- Reduce the need for audits
This certification is globally recognized as a symbol of security, hence reducing the need for organizations to undergo external audits.
- Improve structure and focus
This globally recognized standard, enables organizations to wind up more beneficial as “information risk responsibilities” are purely secured by attaining ISO/IEC 27001 certification.
- Protect and enhance business
In today’s Cloud storage-based world, cyber-attacks are increasing vigorously and they might cause financial and reputational damage which can be disastrous. Implementing this certification can help and protect organizations against such threats and give credibility to clients.
- Avoid financial penalties and loss with data breaches
This certification is the acknowledged worldwide benchmark for the powerful administration of data resources, empowering the certified organization to avoid heavy penalties due to non-compliance with data protection, leading to financial loss due to data breaches.
Why this Certification Is needed?
Even though each organization produces its risk assessment report, it still needs certifications to fully secure and be aware of threats of cybercrimes. The following reasons elaborate why this ISMS certification
It was developed to provide a model for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining, and improving an information security management system.
- Its implementation is a benefit for the organization in such a way that the certified body does not need to make an extra effort to satisfy external audits.
- This certification controls and manages risk in an organized and appropriate manner to the business.
- Built into this ISMS management system is a continuous implementation cycle.
Plan – Do – Check – Act
Following this cycle will allow the organizations to improve their security controls continuously. This check & balance and updated security to prevent data breaches may give these certified bodies a wider business.
ISO 27001 certified bodies withholding strong accreditations from renowned certification bodies follow their benchmarks for cybersecurity. Information security is a business problem and not an IT problem for the fact that risk-based approaches are vital for modern information security effectiveness. Its implementation gives confidence not only to the management but also to the clients. As certification is a strong way of demonstrating that you have contributed and will continue to invest to keep suitable levels of security based on acknowledged risks.
Why This Certification Is Preferred Over Other Standards of Information Security?
This certification is a flexible standard that can be adopted by all industries and developments. It can be coordinated at numerous layers to ensure security and compliance. Its flexibility gives it a distinctive edge over other Information Security standards.
Certification In Pakistan
Pakistan is steadily growing in Information technology infrastructure and data-driven businesses. This change is bringing stricter data- security and data- privacy laws. With existing and new cybersecurity threats, organizations must adopt data security standards prescribed by this Certification.
From initial security audit to risk assessment, business impact analysis to implementation, TUV Austria’s team makes sure that all processes are followed according to international standards.
TUV Austria provides the best-in-class Certification and ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Certification. We take pride in delivering excellent services across a myriad of industries in Pakistan & Bangladesh.
Its Certification Cost in Pakistan
In today’s cloud computing environment, organizations that want to reduce costs without compromising information security are looking at this certification as a value for money solution.
It is not possible to come up with the cost without a detailed risk assessment. Cost also depends on many factors like:
· Size of Organization.
· Structure of Operations.
· Maturity and Complexity of Existing IT Systems.
Generally, this certification cost in Pakistan is not much as compared to the cybersecurity and brand equity benefits it offers to organizations and their valuable data.
The ISO/IEC 27000-series (also known as the 'ISMS Family of Standards' or 'ISO27K' for short) comprises information security standards published jointly by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electro-technical Commission (IEC).
ISO/IEC 27002 is an information security standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and by the International Electro-technical Commission (IEC), titled Information technology – Security techniques – Code of practice for information security controls.
What is the difference between ISO 27001 and 27002?
ISO/IEC 27002:2013 gives guidelines for organizational information security standards and information security management practices. It is a document that gives in-depth guidance on how to implement ISO 27001 standards. So, an organization cannot get certification for ISO 27002.
How much time does it take to get a Certification?
On average, this certification takes 8 to 9 months to implement.
What is GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 ("GDPR") is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA). It also addresses the export of personal data outside the EU and EEA areas.
Can we get this Certification without having ISO 9001?
Yes, it can be obtained without ISO 9001.