What is ISO 27001?
In simple words ISO 27001 is an international standard published by the International Standardization Organization (ISO), and it describes how to manage information security in a company.
Focus of ISO 27001 is to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the information in a company. This is done by finding out what potential problems could happen to the information (i.e., risk assessment), and then defining what needs to be done to prevent such problems from happening (risk treatment).
Win new Business : ISO 27001 certification gives assurance to your customers that adequate security practices are implemented in organization and customer information will be protected. In today’s world this confidence from customers is critical in getting new customers and retaining existing ones.
Improve Structure and Focus :When organization scales rapidly there may be confusion about who is responsible for which information asset. This standard helps organization in defining clear ownership of all information assets.