ISO 27001 INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
ISO 27001 is an internationally recognized standard that provides a model for the creation, implementation, operation, supervision, review, maintenance and improvement of an information security management system. Like other ISO standards, ISO 27001 adopts a process approach and follows the "plan-do-check-act" model.
The standard follows the established guidelines for the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards, which also ensures an integrated and consistent implementation with the aforementioned management standards.
Its specific objective is the management of the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of any good associated with information that has value to the organization. It should be clarified that the management system created under the umbrella of ISO 27001 includes not only the IT part, but also human resources, economic resources, patents, contracts with clients, image and reputation of the organization, security of The premises, contracts with clients, etc.
The advantages it offers are multiple benefits for your organization and impact in different areas such as:
In the area of the organization, since it generates an important commitment with the security of the information. The existence of records and control measures allow the security of information to be guaranteed in the organization and that these efforts can be demonstrated.
In the legal compliance of the requirements, demonstrating the compliance of the company in compliance with the legal requirements applicable to the region in which the organization has its domicile and for the activity carried out.
In the functional area, since an adequate risk management is developed. The company is fully aware of its organization and the information systems it applies, the problems that occur and the means of protection that are applied, in order to ensure the best availability of materials and data and ensure its continuity without harmful alterations Not controlled.
In the commercial aspect, it generates credibility and trust among our clients. We have to keep in mind that we are in a society where the lack of confidence of our customers affects our sales in the same way as the quality and functionality of our products, and therefore, we must take care of one aspect as the other .
In the financial aspect, the organizations obtain a reduction of the costs related to the incidents and the insurance premiums are reduced.
In the human aspect, there is a sensitization of the personnel in relation to the importance of the correct manipulation of the information, to the proper application of the security measures that must be adopted and to the personal and company responsibilities with respect to the information of Which already have the owners of such information.