ISO 27001 is an information security management system (ISMS) standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
The certification ensures that effective security controls and policies are in place.
The certification assures best security practices,identification of opportunities to improve those practices and involves testing the existence and effectiveness of the information security controls. Provides many of opportunities for improvement and to draw new sets of controls and can also be integrated with other standards such as ISO 9001 or the BS 25999 (Business Continuity Standard).
- helping the company to identify information security issues and address them more effectively
- reducing the number of external consulting engagements
- monitor and provide a list of opportunities for improvement
- treats assets, threats, risk, and the vulnerability associated to those