ISO 27001: 2013
Information Security Management System
These days Information Security is of paramount importance and as is widely believed, it is not just restricted to the IT Sector, but also financial institutions and other organizations where maintaining secrecy of information is of utmost importance.
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An Information Security Management System also known as ISMS is a management system that is based on a systematic business risk approach, to establish, implement, operate, monitor, review, maintain, and improve information security. It is an organizational approach which is mainly related to information security. ISO/IEC 27001 (BS 7799) is a standard for information security that focuses on an organization- ISMS.
Why ISMS is required?
With the business becoming ever more competitive, ISO 27001 can be more effective in the sense to demonstrate the customers that quality assurance is of paramount importance to your organization.
A recent study of various organizations with ISO 27001 Certification revealed that there is an increase in turnover, sales, customer satisfaction and savings after the certification is obtained.
Benefits of ISO 27001:2013
The reliability and security of systems and information will be increased
Increase in confidence of customers and business partners
Increased business resilience
Businesses goes hand-in-hand with customer requirements
Management processes and integration with corporate risk strategies are also increased