With the increase rate of Data Breaches in recent years, clients are worried to become customer of any big company. The Data breach have affected every big industry Including IoTs manufacturers, Health Industry and Banks. Last year, most of the money spent was on the breach in health industry and ransomware or trojan in Banking systems.
Companies are bit more concerned to Information Security now and looking for solutions to convince their clients especially those which are recently affected by data breaches.
What is ISMS?
ISMS refers to the Information Security Management System. This is the strategic system which can be used by a company to establish and maintain and Information Security System.
What is ISO/IEC 27001:2013?
ISO 27001:2013 is best-known standard for Information Security Management System Developed by International Organization for Standardization also known as ISO. ISO is a non-government International Organization with 162 national standards body members.
The ISO 27001:2013 have all the legal, technical and physical procedures for the risk management of Information Systems. According to its documentation:
provide a model for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving an information security management system.
This specification is based on the following 6 points:
- Define the Security Policy
- Define the Scope of ISMS
- Conduct a Risk Assessment
- Manage Identified Risks
- Select control objectives and controls to be implemented.
- Prepare a statement of applicability.
|According to the survey Conducted by ISO in 2014|
What does ISO 27001 Provides?
You can use this specification for two purposes:
- To use it for the risk assessment and management of your Information Systems.
- Certification is not obligatory but you can have it to reassure your clients that you are following the guidelines which are mentioned in this standard.
Scope of This Standard?
This international standard is intended for any organization irrespective of their size, type or nature. This will help in the establishment, maintenance and response to the Information security risks to your systems.