Do I need special Software to get ISO27001?

By |2024-05-31T14:05:39+01:00May 20th, 2024|Information Security, ISO27001 Implementation|

This is a question we get asked regularly "Is the software that is designed to monitor ISo27001 worth the investment?" If your organisation is ISO 27001 certified, you know how important it is to have a systematic approach for monitoring and managing your information security policies and controls. While there are software solutions specifically designed for this purpose, some organisations opt to use spreadsheets to track their compliance efforts. Let's look at the pros and cons of each approach. Dedicated ISO 27001 Compliance Software The advantages [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

ISO 27001 – Risk Assessment Requirements

By |2023-11-23T12:18:47+00:00November 23rd, 2023|Risk Assessment|

ISO27001 - Risk Assessment Requirements Managing Risk: A Core Element of ISO 27001 Certification For organisations seeking ISO 27001 certification, implementing a comprehensive risk management program is essential for obtaining the certification. ISO 27001 requires a formal risk assessment policy and procedure to be in place. This can be a bit intimidating when you haven't done any formal risk management practices before. But remember that you are managing risk as a business owner or department head all the time. You may not see it that way [...]

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, [...]

ISO27001 Internal Audits – the basics

By |2023-01-07T11:56:08+00:00January 7th, 2023|Internal Audit|

We have been doing some internal audits as part of the ISO27001 certification for our clients. We are undertaking the audits on behalf of clients. Clients frequently do not have the skills, knowledge or time to do the internal audits in-house. It also means that they are getting an experienced internal auditor who understands what's required by the standard. Each internal audit has the potential to pick up areas of nonconformity and areas for improvement. Internal audits are a requirement of the ISO27001 standard and you [...]

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