Effective use of networking technology has improved operational efficiency but increased risk to the vital information available with the business environment. Protecting confidential customer information and business data is the challenge in complex business environment. Unauthorized access to important information and knowledge capital, or its loss, can have significant negative impact on an organization, including interruption of business continuity, vulnerability to fraud, loss of strategic advantage and damage to reputation.
Implementation of information security management systems as per ISO 27001
gives a systematic approach to minimizing the risk of unauthorized access or loss of information and ensuring the effective deployment of protective measures for securing the same. It provides a framework for organizations to manage their compliance with legal and other requirements, and improve performance in managing information securely.
Benefits of ISO 27001:
Certifying your ISMS against ISO 27001 can bring the following benefits to your organization:
- Systematic identification of Information Security Risks and its mitigation to reduce risk.
- Availability of internal controls and meets corporate governance and business continuity requirements in case of man made and natural disasters.
- Better protection of confidential data and reduced risks from hackers' attacks.
- Due to dependability of information and information systems, confidentiality, integrity and availability of information is essential to maintain competitive edge, cash-flow, profitability and commercial image.