⇒ What ISO 27001 (Information Security Management System)?
Problems, related to information security, still exist at the moment. Availability of information security management system in compliance with the requirements of ISO 27001 international standard shall help organizations save its assets and ensure its integrity, reliability and confidentiality of information.
Information security management system (ISMS) is a part of the overall management system, based on a business risk approach to establish, implement, operate, monitor, review, maintain and improve information security.
ISO 27001 determines requirements for organizations of any type, regardless of its size, area of activity and geographical location
The standard defines its ‘process approach’ as “The application of a system of processes within an organization, together with the identification and interactions of these processes, and their management”. It employs the PDCA, Plan-Do-Check-Act model to structure the processes.
Benefits of ISO 27001
→ Enhancement of customer, partner and other stakeholders’ trust, receiving international recognition and promotion of company’s image on internal and external market.
→ Demonstration of defined level of information security to ensure confidentiality of all the stakeholders’ information.
→ Cost increase of intangible assets, decrease of insurance premiums, which adds value to the company.
→ Decrease of operating costs and exclusion of cross-financing within the frameworks of unified ISMS.
→ Broadening company’s options for participation in government contracts.