ISO/IEC 27001 Certification for Information Security Management - ISMS Certification

Improve risk management with an ISO 27001 certification

Improve risk management with an ISO 27001 certification

ISO 27001 Certification - Information Security Management System (ISMS certification)

What is ISO 27001?

ISO/IEC 27001 is the leading international standard for information security management. Worldwide, organisations implement and maintain ISO 27001 information security management systems (ISMS) to keep crucial information assets secure. The standard outlines a risk management process involving people, processes and IT systems, thereby providing a holistic approach to information security.

ISO 27001 certification provides your organisation with multiple benefits:

  • Protect the confidentiality of your information, ensure the integrity of business data and the availability of your IT systems.
  • Provide confidence to stakeholders and customers that you are maintaining the highest standards for information security
  • Reduce disruptions to critical processes and the financial losses associated with a breach

Protect Vital Business Data and use resources efficiently

The ISMS standard offers a well-proven framework to help companies increase information security levels whilst improving cost-efficiencies. Watch the video to learn more about the benefits of an ISMS based on ISO/IEC 27001.

Manage information security risk

The ISO/IEC 27001 standard outlines a risk management process involving people, processes and IT systems, thereby providing a holistic approach to information security. The video below gives a step-by-step introduction to the principles of risk management according to the ISMS standard and can serve as a helpful guideline for the implementation of your infosec system.

Why choose TÜV SÜD?

By choosing TÜV SÜD for ISO 27001 certification, you partner with a team of experts who help you manage risks and access global markets through a portfolio of technical solutions:

1. 150+ years of safety, security, and sustainability.
2. 1000+ locations worldwide.
3. End-to-end solutions across the business lifecycle.
4. Cross-industry experience with key customer segments including chemicals, consumer products and retail, energy, healthcare and medical devices, infrastructure and rail, manufacturing, mobility and automotive, and real estate.
5. A global network of multidisciplinary experts, accredited laboratories, and offices.
6. Proactive approach towards future developments and megatrends.

 

ACCREDITATION

TÜV SÜD Middle East is also accredited under EIAC Accreditation (Emirates International Accreditation Center) and DAkkS Accreditation Scheme in accordance with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015 Conformity assessment - Requirements for bodies providing audit and certification of management systems, and ISO/IEC 17021-3:2017.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the current ISO 27001 standard?

    The current standard of ISO 27001 certification is ISO/ IEC 27001:2013. It was released in 2013 and reviewed in 2019.

  • How long ISO 27001 is valid for once certified?

    Once you pass the formal assessment, the ISO 27001 certification remains valid for three years. During this time, your ISO 27001 audit partner will visit to ensure that the compliance continually improves.

  • How do I get my company ISO 27001 certified?

    The ISO 27001 certification process for companies usually follows these steps –

    1. Define the scope of your Information Security Management System (ISMS)
    2. Perform risk assessment of current information security practices and an implementation plan
    3. Identify and implement risk measures and controls 
    4. Conduct an ISMS pre-audit
    5. Complete the ISO 27001 certification audit
    6. Conduct surveillance audits

  • Is ISO 27001 a legal requirement?

    Yes. The ISO 27001 certification covers cyber security against data breaches, thefts, and viral attacks.

  • How long ISO 27001 is valid for once certified?

    Once you pass the formal assessment, the ISO 27001 certification remains valid for three years. During this time, your ISO 27001 audit partner will visit to ensure that the compliance continually improves.

  • How long will the ISO 27001 certification take?

    The ISO 27001 certification process takes between 3 and 12 months. It starts from implementation and finishes with the ISO 27001 audit and depends on many variables such as available resources, the experience of the implementing team, and the involvement of senior management.

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