ISO 27001 is a well-respected international information security standard that outlines the key processes and approaches a business needs to manage information security risk in a practical way.
ISO 27001 is the only auditable international standard that defines the requirements of an information security management system (ISMS). An ISMS is a set of policies, procedures, processes and systems that manage information risks, such as cyber attacks, hacks, data leaks or theft.
ISO/IEC 27001 requires that management:
- Systematically examine the organisations information security risks, taking account of the threats, vulnerabilities, and impacts;
- Design and implement a coherent and comprehensive suite of information security controls and/or other forms of risk treatment (such as risk avoidance or risk transfer) to address those risks that are deemed unacceptable; and
- Adopt an overarching management process to ensure that the information security controls continue to meet the organization’s information security needs on an ongoing basis.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) states that organisations must adopt appropriate policies, procedures and processes to protect the personal data they hold.
- ISO 27001, the international standard for information security, provides an excellent starting point for achieving the technical and operational requirements necessary to reduce the risk of a breach.
- The similarities between ISO 27001’s framework and the GDPR’s requirements means that organisations who certify to the Standard are already well on their way to achieving GDPR compliance.
- Achieving accredited certification to ISO 27001 demonstrates that your organisation is following information security best practice, and delivers an independent, expert assessment of whether your data is adequately protected.
The ISO 14000 family of standards provides practical tools for companies and organisations of all kinds looking to manage their environmental responsibilities.
ISO 14001:2015 focuses on environmental systems to achieve this. The other standards in the family focus on specific approaches such as audits, communications, labelling and life cycle analysis, as well as environmental challenges such as climate change.
ISO 14001 also helps businesses of all sizes across all sectors make their day to day operations more sustainable.
ISO 9001 helps organisations ensure their customers consistently receive high quality products and services, which in turn brings many benefits, including satisfied customers, management, and employees.
ISO 9001:2015 sets out the criteria for a quality management system. It can be used by any organisation, large or small, regardless of its field of activity. This standard is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement.
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