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Secure information management is vital for every business. Information Security Management ISO/IEC 27001 is designed to help organisations ensure high level protection and security for their valuable information assets. Confidential business information and sensitive data require:

ISO 27001

  • Safe storage
  • Secure back-up
  • Physical protection
  • Restricted access
  • Effective management systems.

What information forms are covered in ISO 27001?

ISO 27001  Information Security will cover information in a diverse range of forms, including:

  • Electronic data
  • Electronic software
  • Printed documents
  • Handwritten notes
  • Photographs and graphics
  • Video and audio recordings
  • Telephone conversations
  • Text messages
  • Emails
  • Faxes

ISO/IEC 27001 encompasses all these forms of communicating and storing information.

The benefits of ISO/IEC 27001

In addition to providing the reassurance that flows from putting in place high quality security management systems, ISO/IEC 27001 also enhances the credibility and reputation of certified organisations. Compliance with ISO/IEC 27001 sends the message that your organization is professional, reliable and dependable. Some businesses insist on dealing only with organizations which can confirm, via certification, that their information security systems are robust. ISO/IEC 27001 is now the most authoritative information security management standard internationally.

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