What you should know about ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management

What is ISO 27001 Certification ?

ISO 27001 Certification and Certification to ISO /IEC 27001 Information Security Management means the same for ISO 27001 Information Security Management Certification. It is an Information Security Management System Standards.  This standard describes the requirement in a systematic way in the ISMS Standard. which help the organization   for effective management of information security of Data, information etc which are confidential in nature by proper Risk Analysis and implementation of Information security controls. When the organization adopts the ISO 27001 from implementation in the organization may be able to effective management of information security of the organization and same time meeting the compliances of Applicable regulatory requirements related to information security.  After implementation of this standard the organization apply to any accredited ISO Certification Body and get ISO 27001 Certified by ISO Certification body is known as ISO 27001 Certification.

How do it get ISO 27001 Certification?

To get ISO 27001 Certification – The organization first of all implement the ISO 27001 requirements in the organization with proper Gap analysis and address them.  Generally, the organization follow the following steps for ISO 27001 Certification and Implementation

  • Gap Analysis
  • Identification of Applicable information security Controls and develop the SOA (Statement of Applicability)
  • Risk Analysis of Internal and External issues including the need & Expectations of Interested Party in the context of Information security.
  • Develop the Information Security Policy & Objective
  • Implement the information security Controls and Its Monitoring system
  • Develop the SOP of each process along with the Role Responsibility of persons in the organization who are handling the process and monitoring then.
  • Training to all possible person in the organization about Information security management, Information security Policy and Objective.
  • Internal Audit and Management review meeting

Once the above steps of Implementation are completed, the organization may apply ISO Certification body providing ISO 27001 certification and get ISO 27001 Certification. Generally, ISO experts believe that one the proper implementation is done in the organization there is high possibility to get ISO 27001 Certified

What is the Purpose of ISO 27001 Certification?

The Purpose of ISO 27001 Certification is to effective management of Information security of Data, information, intellectual property, meeting the compliance of Legal & Regulatory requirements, GDPR requirement, Information Security requirement of Customer. Building the confidence on customer and user of the organization that the data and information provided by Clients & user are safe and keep in confidential manner. The purpose of ISO 27001 Certification is enhancing the overall business performance of the organization and building the leadership among the competitors.

How much does it cost to get ISO 27001 Certified?

It is a very common question of organization about How much does it cost to get ISO 27001 Certified, as per Experts View ISO certification is a professional service, the ISO Certification Body working under the accreditation Body requirements – where Audit is performed based on applicable Audit Man-day time -which is derived from IAF MD and ISO/ IEC 27006. So that   Audit Man-day varies from organization to organization considering the various factors including Number of Employee, User, Server and activities of the organization etc.  Generally, the ISO certification Body Charge the Cost of ISO 27001 Certification based on Audit Man-day applicable to organization.  So as per Expert view the organization should not be in believe that the cost to get ISO 27001 Certified is fixed, It will vary organization to organization based on above said factors.  Yes, the organization seeking for ISO 27001 Certification may negotiate the fee structured charged by ISO Certification Body best possible but it is not fixed.

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