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ISO 27001:2005 Certification

ISO 27001:2005 is the International Standard for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS). It is based mainly upon the previously adopted BS 7799 used commonly since 1995 for managing information security.

ISO 27001 (formally known as ISO/IEC 27001:2005) is a specification for an information security management system (ISMS). An ISMS is a framework of policies and procedures that includes all legal, physical and technical controls involved in an organization’s information risk management procedures.

ISO 27001:2005 is a standard dependable for Information Security management System published in October 2005 by International Organization of Standardization and the International Electro technical Commission. It legally defines a management system that is meant for information security under comprehensive management control. Organizations that claim to have adopted IEC 27001 can therefore be officially audited and certified compliant with the standard.

An ISMS is a systematic approach to managing sensitive company information so that it remains secure. It includes people, processes and IT systems by applying a risk management process.

It can support small, medium and large businesses in any sector keep information assets protected.

Benefits of ISO 27001:2005 Certification

  • Better Organization: By the implementation of this standard, the companies are confident to write down their main procedure in every department, which saves a lot of time for the employees making it a better organization.
  • Marketing Advantage: If your company is certified and your competitors do not, you may have advantage over the eyes of the clients. They will have better confidence in handing the work to a certified company than handing it to a non-certified one.
  • A Legal Solution: There are more and more laws and regulations related to information security. The implementation of ISO 27001 standards helps to resolve most of them. This standard provides a perfect methodology to comply with all of them.
  • Lower Cost: The main aim of such standard id to prevent security breaches. Any attack to a company, large or small, costs money. Therefore, by preventing such kind of attacks will save a lot of money.