ISO/IEC 27001:2013 specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving an information security management system within the context of the organization.
It also includes requirements for the assessment and treatment of information security risks tailored to the needs of the organization. The requirements set out in ISO/IEC 27001:2013 are generic and are intended to be applicable to all organizations, regardless of type, size or nature.
ISO/IEC 27001 formally specifies an Information Security Management System (ISMS), a suite of activities concerning the management of information security risks. The ISMS is an overarching management framework through which the organization identifies, analyzes and addresses its information security risk.
Benefits of ISO 27001
- Secured confidential information
- Provides customers and stakeholders with confidence in how you manage risk
- Secured exchange of information
- Competitive advantage
- Enhanced customer satisfaction that improves client retention
- Culture of security
Principles of ISO 27001
- Establishment of organization-wide information security
- Adaptation of a risk-based approach
- Alignment with ISO 31000 (Risk Management)
- Security of system engineering