What is ISO 27001?

ISO 27001 is a family of standards that deals with information security management set by the International Organization for Standardization.

They are designed to help organizations and companies manage the security of various information such as financial information, intellectual property, employee details, or information entrusted by third parties.

Internationally recognized certificates confirm compliance with our organization’s information security (ISO 27001) standards.

What are the three principles of ISO 27001?

The three principles of ISO 27001 are the CIA triad: confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

Confidentiality of data, as the name suggests, deals with protecting the information, whether it is the companies, customers, potential customers, etc. It also includes the protection of data shared within and outside the organization.

Data integrity ensures that the saved data is not tampered with when stored and/or in transit.

Data availability means all systems work correctly, updates happen on time, and the data can be accessed as needed.

What are the domains of ISO 27001?

The current ISO 27001 has 14 domains which are:

  • Information security policies
  • Human resource security
  • Access control
  • Physical and environmental security
  • Operations security
  • Supplier relations
  • Information security aspects of business continuity management
  • Organization of information security
  • Asset management
  • Cryptography
  • Operations security
  • System acquisition, development, and maintenance
  • Information security incident management
  • Compliance

What are the benefits of ISO 27001?

Some benefits of ISO 27001 Certification include:

  • Brand reputation
  • Enhanced security
  • Help with gaining new clients
  • Maintenance of existing relationships
  • Help avoid potential damage from security breaches

Who uses ISO 27001?

ISO 27001 is now used more than ever because it ensures that various security risks are assessed and addressed with the best security practices.

It is not only applicable to the IT industry. Many companies implement it because they see it as good for the business – the list is endless: telecoms, pharmaceutical companies, government, health organizations, financial companies, etc.

Jan 6th, 2022
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