ISO/IEC 27001 specifies requirements for the establishment, implementation, monitoring and review, maintenance and improvement of a management system - an overall management and control framework - for managing an organization's information security risks. It does not mandate specific information security controls but stops at the level of the management system. It is a set of 'best practices' controls - management and systems - that enables you and your organisation demonstrate 'best practices' are implemented and 'continually' improved. The ISO/IEC 27002 2013 standard consists of recommended information security practices.
With ISO 27001 certification from CDG, you can show your clients and partners the level of security and quality of your IT-based business processes. CDG has the expertise to certify information security management systems in accordance with ISO 27001. CDG's ISO 27001 certificate gives a faith to your customers & stakeholders that their information / data is secure with your organisation.
Competitive advantage - As information security is very important for any organisation, ISO 27001 Certification will give you a competitve advantage when you are compared with others.
Demonstrating your capability - You will be able to make a public statement of capability without revealing your security processes.
Minimising risk - Ensures controls are in place to reduce the risk of security threats and to avoid system weaknesses being exploited. Less changes of loss / theft of information.
Compliance with legislation - your organisation comply with legislative requirements related to information security. You also comply with your buyer's information security requirements.
Globally recognised standard: ISO 27001:2013 is the only ISMS standard with global acceptence.
Potential reduction in insurance premiums : As information / data will remain secure so you need not to use your indemnity inssurance to protect interest of your stakeholders.
Security becomes an integral part of business processes : - the As ISO 27001 certification has a information security management system approach, information security becomes part of you processes.