ISO 27001- Information Security Management System
What is ISO/IEC 27001?
ISO/IEC 27001 is the leading international standard for information security management. It covers commercial, governmental and non-for-profit organizations, and specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, monitoring and improving an information security management system (ISMS).
It includes people, processes and IT systems by a risk management process
It can help small, medium and large businesses in any sector keep information assets secure. It is extremely beneficial to any company who manages information and has to demonstrate how security this information is handled, managed and distributed.
Why is ISO/IEC 27001 important for your business?
Most organizations now rely on information to support all of their critical business processes. This has led to an ever growing risk from electronic security threats such as hacking, data loss, breach of confidentiality and even terrorism. These attacks may result in loss of information, theft of confidential data or damage to critical systems and documents, meaning organizations can suffer severe consequences including financial repercussions and reputational risk.
Disruptions to business IT processes can cripple your operations and allow your competitors to gain market share. ISO/IEC 27001 offers a systematic and well-structured approach that will protect the confidentiality of your information, ensure the integrity of business data and improve the availability of your business IT systems.
The benefits of ISO/IEC 27001
- Identify risks and put controls in place to manage and minimize then
- Flexibility to adapt controls to all or selected areas of your business
- Gain stakeholder and customer trust that their data is protected
- Demonstrate compliance and gain status as preferred supplier
Meet more tender expectations by demonstrating compliance
ISO/IEC 27701-Privacy information Management System
Inspire trust in your privacy management practices, meeting the privacy expectations of your customers, and demonstrate commitment on protecting personal information.
What is ISO/IEC 27701?
ISO 27701 PIMS provides guidance to organizations in order to manage privacy controls so that the risk to the privacy rights of individuals can be reduced. ISO/IEC 27701 is a privacy extension to ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management and ISO/IEC 27002 Security Controls.
ISO 27701 Certification helps organizations to manage personal data in line with customers’ expectations and the regulatory requirements. Implementing ISO 27701 enables you to meet the highest standards of responsibility and transparency in the processing of personal information.
Why is ISO/IEC 27701 important for your business?
ISO 27701 has a wide application as it does not align only with specific data production regime which allows certified organizations to comply with several privacy regimes. ISO 27701 has been designed to be used by all data controllers and data processors.
Like ISO 27001, ISO 27701 offers a systemic and well-structured risk-based approach so that each conforming organization addresses the specific risks it faces, as well as the risks to personal data and privacy.
The benefits of ISO/IEC 27701
- Gain and maintain trust in managing personal information
- Increase in transparency and integrity between stakeholders
- Protect your business reputation
- Reduce the costs associated with privacy and information security
- Arrange effective business agreements
- Clarified roles and responsibilities
- Comply with privacy regulations
Data Protection Certification for personal data protection.
What is the General Data Protection Regulation?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was passed on 27 April 2016 and became mandatory for all Member States of the European Union on 25 May 2018, creating a single legal framework without the need for national legislation and by abolishing existing legislation. The new regulation significantly increase the organizations obligations, while the significance of the fines sets it as a priority for the top management agenda.
Which Organizations apply?
All private and public corporations, as well as government authorities that in any way manage personal data of customers, clients employees associates or other individuals must comply with the GDPR. The GDPR involves practically all businesses within and outside the European Union, as long as the data concern European citizens.
What are the obligations for the organizations?
- To observe the basic principles of personal data protection. i.e. to collect them for a specific legitimate purpose and only those that are necessary, not to process them in a manner incompatible with the purpose, to update them , to store them for a minimum period required, to receive, where appropriate, the free and explicit consent of natural persons
- Transfer them to non-EU countries only under certain conditions
- Give access to personal data to their partners only under certain circumstances and if they prove their compliance with the GDPR
- Develop electronic tools for timely and free response to requests for
- Withdrawal of consent
- Access to data
- Correcting data or deleting data
- Limitation of processing
- Delivery of data in electronic form
- Transferring data to another carrier
- Make their rights available to natural persons in an appropriate and timely manner
- Ensure the security of personal data throughout their life cycle
- Keep records and notify any violation of the data within 72 hours to the Data Protection Authority and to natural persons with direct information or public notice
Prove that they comply with all requirements of the Regulation