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ISO 27001:2015 Information Security Management System (ISMS)

ISO 27001:2015 Information Security Management System (ISMS)


Information is the lifeblood of all organizations and can exist in many forms. It can be printed or written on paper, stored electronically, transmitted by mail or by electronic means, shown in films, or spoken in conversation. In today's competitive business environment, such information is constantly under threat from many sources. These can be internal, external, accidental, or malicious.

There is a need to establish a comprehensive Information Security Policy within all organizations. You need to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of both vital corporate information and customer information.

An Information Security Management System (ISMS) is a systematic approach to managing sensitive company information so that it remains secure. It encompasses people, processes and IT systems.

ISO/IEC 27001:2015 (formerly BS 7799-2:2002) establish best practices of control objectives and controls in the following areas of information security management:

  • Security policy
  • Organization of information security
  • Asset management
  • Human resources security
  • Physical and environmental security
  • Communications and operations management
  • Access control
  • Information systems acquisition, development and maintenance
  • Information security incident management;
  • Business continuity management;
  • Compliance.
SCOPE

This International Standard covers all types of organizations (e.g. commercial enterprises, government agencies, not-for profit organizations). This International Standard specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving a documented ISMS within the context of the organizational overall business risks. It specifies requirements for the implementation of security controls customized to the needs of individual organizations or parts thereof.

The ISMS is designed to ensure the selection of adequate and proportionate security controls that protect information assets and give confidence to interested parties.

References to business™ in this International Standard should be interpreted broadly to mean those activities that are core to the purposes for the organizational existence.

ISO 27001:2015 IMPLEMENTATION BENEFITS

ISO/IEC 20000 certification demonstrates that an organization has adequate controls and procedures in place to consistently deliver a cost effective, quality IT service. ISO 27001 implementation improves / leads to

  • Management Understanding of the Value of Organizational Information
  • Customer Confidence, Satisfaction and TRUST
  • Business Partner Confidence, Satisfaction and TRUST eg. Handling Sensitive Information of Customers & Business Partners
  • Level of Assurance in Organizational Security & QUALITY
  • Conformance to Legal and Regulatory Requirements
  • Organizational Effectiveness of Communicating Security Requirements
  • Organizational Effectiveness of Communicating Security Requirements
  • Employee Motivation and Participation in Security (Best Practices)
  • Organizational Profitability
  • Management and Handling of Security Incidents
  • Ability to Differentiate Organization for Competitive Advantage
  • Organizational Credibility & Reputation
  • Ability to Differentiate Organization for Competitive Advantage
  • Organizational Credibility & Reputation

TQM Value Proposition

Our Goal is to make the entire process of attaining ISO 9001 / ISO27001 / CMMI Compliance and Registration Faster, Simpler and Cost-Effective.We help organizations achieve this while they reap all benefits of a properly designed and executed Quality Management System (QMS)/ Information Security Management System (ISMS) / Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) System.

The key is to focus on simplicity and our unique ability to reconcile and align top-down business strategies with bottom-up project work flow. This allows you to utilize your resources fully and reduce wasted effort. Our comprehensive program helps businesses unlock the creativity and knowledge of all employees for effective "on the money" implementation and continual improvement.

WHY TQM?

Savvy business leaders know how to employ outside expertise to their advantage. TQM is a full service, hands-on quality consulting firm specialized in establishment, implementation and improvement of Quality Management System, Quality Auditing and Training. Our work provides the necessary information and insights that help you become a more profitable company and drive organizational health and effectiveness.

TQM’s custom-made services begin with a thorough understanding of your unique organization and its business objectives. TQM professionals have the hands-on experience and expertise to effectively coach your organization and to interpret the most appropriate standard processes for your application.

We have worked with a different type of industry clients, ranging from small to very large size and operating from one or multiple locations.

You can reach: tqm@technogeninc.com