ISO27001 – Control 5.8 – Information Security In Project Management

By |2024-05-13T15:03:48+01:00May 13th, 2024|Information Security, ISO 27001 Controls, ISO27001 Certification, ISO27001 Implementation|

ISO27001 - Control 5.8 - Information Security in Project Management Control Information security should be integrated into Project Management. What this means When planning and executing projects, it's essential to integrate information security practices throughout the entire project lifecycle. Information security risks can derail projects and jeopardise deliverables if not addressed proactively. This can be applied to any type of project regardless of its complexity, size, duration, discipline or application area (e.g. a project for a core business process, ICT, facility management or other supporting processes). [...]

Demystifying ISO 27001: Your Simple Project Guide

By |2024-04-26T18:29:52+01:00April 29th, 2024|ISO27001 Implementation|

Demystifying ISO 27001: Your Simple Project Guide Embarking on the journey towards ISO 27001 certification for your business can seem like a daunting project. However, with the right approach and understanding, achieving this milestone can be a rewarding and transformative experience. Let's delve into how ISO 27001 can be viewed as a project and how you can navigate through it successfully. Project Planning Phase Setting Objectives: Just like any project, defining clear objectives is crucial. Identify why you are pursuing ISO 27001 certification and what outcomes [...]

ISO27001 – Control 5.7 – Threat Intelligence

By |2024-04-26T17:58:33+01:00April 26th, 2024|Cyber Security, Information Security, ISO 27001 Controls, ISO27001 Certification, ISO27001 Implementation|

ISO27001 - Control 5.7 - Threat Intelligence Control Information relating to information security threats should be collected and analysed to produce threat intelligence. What this means Organizations should gather and analyze information about security threats to understand the risks they face. This "threat intelligence" can help them take appropriate actions to prevent attacks or reduce the impact of an attack. Threat intelligence has three levels: Strategic - High-level information about the overall landscape of threats and attackers Tactical - Details on the methods, tools, and technologies [...]

Can I use a consultant in a different country to help us achieve ISO27001 certification?

By |2024-03-14T14:28:35+00:00March 18th, 2024|ISO27001 Implementation|

Can I use a consultant in a different country to help us achieve ISO27001 Certification? We are frequently asked this question, particularly by companies from the United States who want to work with us. In today's business landscape, information security knows no borders. As organisations increasingly operate across multiple regions and engage in cross-border transactions, the need for a standard approach to information security has never been more critical. That's where ISO 27001 comes in. It's an international standard that gives a proven framework for information [...]

What is the purpose of Internal Audit for ISO27001 Certification?

By |2023-12-07T17:09:27+00:00December 7th, 2023|Internal Audit, ISO27001 Certification, ISO27001 Implementation|

What is the purpose of Internal Audit for ISO27001 Certification? The Key Role of Internal Audits in ISO 27001 Compliance Obtaining ISO 27001 certification provides numerous benefits for organisations, demonstrating that your organisations is serious about information security. To achieve certification, an extensive information security management system (ISMS) needs to be implemented and rigorously maintained. A crucial component for maintaining an effective ISMS as required by ISO 27001 is conducting regular comprehensive internal audits. Internal audits examine all aspects of your security controls, policies, and procedures [...]

Is Getting ISO 27001 Certification Difficult?

By |2024-02-23T09:57:10+00:00November 19th, 2023|ISO27001 Certification, ISO27001 Implementation|

Is Getting ISO 27001 Certification Difficult? Introduction: ISO 27001 is the most widely recognised standard for information security management systems (ISMS). It provides a framework for organisations to manage their information security risks. Many companies now seek ISO 27001 certification to demonstrate their commitment to security. But is getting certified difficult? Let's explore some of the main concerns. The Implementation Process Implementing the controls and processes required by ISO 27001 can seem daunting initially. It requires defining a formal information security policy, classifying assets and recording [...]

Is ISO27001 better than ISO9001?

By |2024-02-23T10:00:27+00:00November 15th, 2023|ISO27001 Certification, ISO27001 Implementation, ISO9001|

Is ISO27001 better than ISO9001? ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 are two of the most widely used ISO management standards globally. But what exactly do they focus on and how do they differ? Here we will explain the unique objectives and scopes of ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 to help you understand which standard is most relevant for your organisation. ISO 27001 - Information Security Management ISO 27001 is specifically focused on information security. It has requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving an Information [...]

Who needs to be ISO27001 certified?

By |2024-02-23T13:03:20+00:00November 12th, 2023|ISO27001 Certification, ISO27001 Implementation|

ISO 27001 is an internationally recognised standard for information security management systems (ISMS). It provides a framework for organisations to manage their information security risks and protect sensitive data. Many companies are now seeking ISO 27001 certification to demonstrate their commitment to security and gain a competitive edge. Companies which are handling lots of personal information or confidential business information on behalf of their clients can demonstrate good security practices by obtaining ISO 27001 certification. This would include companies such as those working in market research, [...]

What is ISO27001 in the UK?

By |2024-02-23T13:12:18+00:00November 9th, 2023|ISO27001 Implementation|

What is ISO27001 in the UK? ISO27001 is the international standard (ISO) for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS). ISO 27001 has become one of the most widely adopted international standards for managing information security. It outlines the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving an Information Security Management System (ISMS). An Information Security Management System does what is says on the tin. It is designed to protect business information and ensure the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of business information. Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability are the [...]

Why are internal Audits important for ISO27001 Certification?

By |2024-02-23T13:07:02+00:00June 12th, 2023|Internal Audit, ISO27001 Certification, ISO27001 Implementation|

Why are internal Audits important for ISO27001 Certification? Internal audits are important for evaluating an organisation's compliance with ISO 27001 requirements and ensuring that the established security controls are effectively implemented. The internal audits happen throughout the year between surveillance audits with the external certification body. The aim on the internal audits is to ensure that your information security management system continues to work effectively and in line with the ISO27001 Standard. It’s a good idea to have the internal audits spread throughout the year as [...]

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