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We are sharing the ISO 27001 requirements, which could help the organization in Hyderabad, which is implementing ISO 27001 in the organization for ISO 27001 Certification ( also known as ISMS Certification).
ISO 27001 was developed to help organizations of any size or any industry protect their information in a systematic way and cost-effective way.
What is an ISMS
An information security management system is a set of rules that a company needs to establish
- Identify stockholders and their expectations of the company in terms of information security
- Identify which risks exist for the information
- Define controls and other mitigation methods to meet the identified expectations and handle risks
- Set the objectives on what needs to be achieved with information security
- Implement all the controls and other risk treatment methods
- Continuously measure if the implemented controls perform as expected
- Make continuous improvements to make the whole ISMS work better
What is the requirement for ISO 27001
- Context of the organization – Defines requirements for understanding the external and internal issues, interested parties and their requirements, and defining the ISMS Scope.
- Leadership – Defines top management responsibilities, setting the roles and responsibilities and contents of the top-level information security.
- Planning – defines requirements for the risk assessment, risk treatment, statement of applicability, risk treatment plan, and setting the information security.
- Support – defines requirements for availability of resources, competencies, awareness training, communication method, and controls of Documents
- Operation – defines the implementation of risk assessment and treatment as well as controls.
- Performance evaluation – defines requirements for monitoring, measurement analysis, evaluation, internal audit, and Management Review.
- Improvement – defines requirements for nonconformities, corrections, corrective actions, and continual improvement.
Implement ISO 27001 Controls
- Technical controls are primarily implemented in information systems, using software, hardware, and other resources.
- Organizational control is defining rules to be followed and expected behavior from users, equipment, software, and systems.
- Legal controls by ensuring the rules and expected behaviors follow and enforce the laws, regulations, contracts, and other similar legal instruments that the organization must comply with NDA (non-disclosure agreement) and SLA Agreement.
- Physical controls by using equipment or devices that have a physical interaction with people and objects by using CCTV Cameras, Alarm systems, and Door Locks.
- Human resource controls by providing knowledge, education, skills or experience to persons to enable them to perform their activities in a secure way with security awareness training, ISO 27001 internal auditor training and etc.
Objectives of ISMS
- Confidentiality – Only authorized persons have the right to access information
- Integrity – Only authorized persons can change the information
- Availability – The information must be accessible to authorized persons whenever it is needed.
Mandatory document of ISMS
- Scope of ISMS
- Objectives and Policy
- Risk assessment and risk treatment
- Statement of Applicability
- Roles and Responsibility
- Inventory of Assets
- Assess control policy
- Secure system engineering principle
- Business continuity procedure
- Record of training, skill, experience, and qualification
- Monitoring and measurement results
- Internal audit program
- Results of internal audit
- Result of corrective action
How much is the Cost of ISO 27001 Certification
- The cost of ISO 27001 Certification is depending up on Manpower, size of the organization, departments, technology used within an organization, knowledge of the employee, and complexity of the organization.
Benefits of ISMS
- Protected Information
- Ensured information
- Assessed the risks and mitigated the impact of a breach
- Increased Reliability
- Improved customer satisfaction
- Improved management processes and integrated with corporate risk