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What is ISO 27001?
ISO 27001 certification in Hyderabad is a globally accepted international standard published by international standardization organization (ISO), it pushes company on how to manage information and protect it. The current version of this standard was published in 2013 with 10 clauses and 114 controls. The previous version of the standard was published in 2005, it was developed by modeling BS 7799-2.ISMS can be implemented in any kind and size of the organization.
Why ISO 27001 for your company?
There are several business benefits that a company can attract by implementing ISO 27001, key benefits are explained below
legal requirements – when running an organization , that should comply with multiple legal and regulatory requirements associated to information security, ISO 27001 will act as a tool for the for resolving the requirements, this standard gives a holistic methodology to comply with.
Marketing advantage – By getting your business processes certified even before your competitors, you may have a strong advantage over them and shall attract more customers.
Control costs – by implementing the controls an organization can prevent security incidents from occurring. By preventing them, the company can save a lot.
What is the exact structure of ISO 27001 certification in Hyderabad?
ISO 27001 own in total 10 clauses, plus Annexure A. clauses 1-3 are just the introduction and non mandatory, while clauses 4 to 10 are mandatory – which only means that all the requirements must be implemented in an organization to stay in compliance with the standards requirements. Statement of applicability has to be pushed in to implement the controls.
Clause 1: scope – Narrates to all organization this standard can be implemented.
Clause 2: Normative references – this refers to ISO 27000 where elements are given to implement ISO 27001
Clause 3: Terms and definitions – refers to ISO 27000
Clause 4: context of the organization – this clause falls under plan window in Deming cycle (PDCA) and defines requirements for understanding external and internal issues, interested parties and their requirements, and defining the ISMS scope.
Clause 5: Leadership – this clause defines top management responsibilities, setting the roles and responsibilities, and developing information security policy, falls under plan window in Deming cycle.
Clause 6: Planning – helps organization to perform risk assessment, treatment, in developing statement of applicability and setting the information security objectives.
Clause 7: Support – defines the requirements for availability of resources, competences, communication and control of documents and records.
Clause 8: Operation – pushes organization to implement the items defined under clause 6 , so that the information security objectives are meet.
Clause 9: Performance evaluation – this clause helps organization to perform internal audit and management review meetings.
Clause 10: Improvement – defines the requirements for nonconformities, corrections and continual improvement.
ISO 27001 implementation Items are
1. Define the ISMS scope
2. Write the top level information security policy
3. Define risk assessment methodology
4. Perform risk assessment and treatment
5. Frame up statement of applicability
6. Perform awareness programs
7. Perform internal audit
8. Perform MRM
- Kick off Meeting
Kickoff is the first and key meeting with the process owners and Top Management. This meeting introduces the process owners of the team and drives to discuss on the ISO project plan, roles and responsibilities of the ISO consultant and process owners.
- Awareness program
Awareness program is an interactive program designed to provide all the team members with the basic elements on what is ISO, standard and implementation items.
- Gap Analysis
Gap analysis is a tool used to analyze the current performance and performance expected. The gap items are then escalated to the process owners and top management. Consultant will put forward a report on what steps should be taken to meet the performance expected.
- Documentation Training
Documentation training is an interactive program designed to provide the process owners/document controller on how to frame a standard operating procedure (SOP) and records (Evidence).
The same will be explained using the standard template designed by the ISO consultant specifically for the organization and opted standard.
- Documentation Review
Document review is a formal assessment performed to check how well the team has framed the standard operating procedure and records. If any gap is noticed during the review, consultant shall feed in the change items to process owners.
6. Internal Audit Training
Internal audit is a simple and effective tool available in the ISO to check on how strong the system/process is constructed .The consultant will deliver an interactive program on how to perform and who all will be performing the internal audit.
7. Internal Audit
A simple and effective tool available in ISO, performed to check on how strong the system / process is constructed. This activity is performed by the process owners with the help of ISO consultant. If any to be changed/improved items are picked during the audit, the items are pushed to Management for the corrective action.
- Management Review Meeting
Internal Audit gap and to be improved items are discussed with top management and process owners to take effective action on the same.
- Shade Audit
Consultant will perform a pre-assessment to check on if the system is in compliance with the Standard, Customer, legal and organization requirements. This is performed before the External Audit.
- External Audit
Final assessment on the system is performed by a certified Auditor. ISO consultant will assist the team during the audit.
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