ISO Abbreviated as (International Organization for Standardization) is a worldwide federation of national standards bodies Formed by More than 160 Countries with one standards body representing each member country.
The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) for example, represents India.
Member organizations of ISO collaborate themselves in the development and promotion of international standards for technology, scientific testing processes, working conditions, societal issues, Technical Standards, and more.
A General Assembly of ISO which consists of representatives from ISO members from Countries and elected leaders called principal officers, acts as the decision-making body for ISO. The organization has its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, where a central secretariat oversees operations.
ISO 27001 ensures the continual improvement of the Information Security Management System (ISMS). This international standard provides requirements to monitor and control security risks and threats. It includes effective measures to protect confidential data as well as secure information effectively within the context of the organization. Moreover, the ISO 27001 standard provides a systematic framework for managing the unauthorized, third party access.
ISO 27001:2013 is a globally recognized information security management system standard that is designed with a PDCA cycle approach to ensure the organization follows the industry’s best practices to manage and control the information security risks.
The ISO 27001 Certification demonstrates an organization’s involvement in securing confidential data and information assets. It ensures the confidence of the employees as well as the clients to share secure information. This globally recognized certification promotes your business globally and helps to achieve new business opportunities. When you are certified in ISO 27001: 2013 system you are demonstrating that your Information Security Management System meets the standards of the ISO model of implementation, maintenance and continual improvements.