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5 Immediate Benefits of ISO27001 Certification

By 26th July 2016ISO27001

ISO27001 Certification is a shrewd investment for any organisation, acting as an immediate, universally recognised indicator of an independently audited, best practice approach to information security, risk management & the protection of client data.

Certification gives significant regulatory, operational & commercial benefits, repaying the initial investment many times over.

Here we summarise just 5 of the immediate benefits to becoming ISO27001 Certified.

1)  Marketing Edge.   ISO27001 Certification enhances your company’s standing within the market & gives potential clients the assurance that your business has a managed, professional approach to protecting client data.  This opens new opportunities & is especially attractive to clients who manage sensitive information.

2)  Commercial Advantage.   More Public & Private Sector clients are now insisting that suppliers can demonstrate ISO27001 Certification as a minimum requirement in their commercial tenders.  A sharp rise in the number of UK businesses achieving ISO27001 Certification means non-certified businesses are increasingly at a disadvantage.

3)  Meeting Regulatory Compliance.   ISO27001 Certification is far reaching in all aspects of IT Governance, Information Handling, Data Protection and Privacy, creating a manageable, efficient methodology based approach to ensure regulatory compliance in these areas.  ISO27001 also forms the basis of G-Cloud & PSN Accreditation.

4)  Business Improvement.   ISO27001 is a living accreditation, audited annually, & encourages awareness of risk across the business.  It drives clear definitions of individual roles & responsibilities for information assets & decision making – resulting in a stronger internal organisation & enhanced control over business assets.

5)  Best Practice / Protected Reputation.   By implementing ISO27001 policies & controls, your business will be operating to recognised information security best practice – giving you peace of mind & protecting your business (and client data) from security incidents / data breaches that could destroy your reputation in a matter of minutes.


Please click here to see how Assured Information Security can assist your organisation to achieve ISO27001 Certification this year.

We have assisted many companies to achieve full ISO27001 Certification, and would be pleased to advise on our costs, approach & prompt timescales if you are considering undertaking the process.

Alternatively, please contact Assured today

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