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ISO/IEC 27001:2022 Certification

ISO/IEC 27001:2022

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Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection — Information security management systems — Requirements

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ISO 27001 is the internationally recognized standard for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS). It provides a systematic approach to managing sensitive company information, ensuring it remains secure. The standard includes requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and continually improving an ISMS.

Choose bqs as your certification body for ISO/IEC 27001 certification

  • Accredited certification service
  • Pool of qualified ISMS auditors and technical experts
  • Years of experience in execution of ISMS audits
  • Professional independent approach to each client ensuring credibility and sustainability of bqs certification body
  • Objective feedback on the effectiveness of the management system
  • Weak areas early identification, detection of noncompliance and areas requiring attention
  • Confirmation that best practice is achieved
  • Detection of areas of non-compliance and possible risk
  • Reporting and certification that is valuable and recognised

Benefits of ISO 27001 Certification with bqs:

  • Enhanced information security management
  • Increased trust and confidence among clients and stakeholders
  • Compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Competitive advantage in the marketplace
  • Continuous improvement in information security practices

The hyper-connected world brings a wide range of benefits, but also a wider range of threats. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) marks the beginning of a new approach to regulation in information security and protection. Protecting information—whether it be commercially sensitive data or the personal details of clients, employees, or suppliers—has never been more crucial than it is today.

Organizations must ask themselves why, what, and how they should manage their information security risks effectively in compliance with applicable regulations. Implementing the correct management system is key. Every company, whether intentionally or not, collects and processes sensitive information. Now is the right time to implement and maintain an effective Information Security Management System (ISMS).

By the time more and more information companies need to handle and more sensitive information protect by effective way. The security of this information shall be a major concern to consumers and companies due to new high profile cyber attacks and commercial intention to turn such data into profit. Step forward and develop right mechanisms within your information security management system in order protect property of your customers and enhance trust in your company and service. bqs. is here to watch over your compliance and commitment.

How to Achieve ISO/IEC 27001 Certification by bqs

Achieving ISO 27001 certification for your Information Security Management System (ISMS) demonstrates your commitment to information security. This guide outlines the steps required to achieve ISMS certification by bqs, ensuring your organization meets the highest standards of information security.

Step 1: Understand ISO 27001 Requirements

  • Familiarize with the Standard: Start by thoroughly understanding the ISO 27001 standard and its requirements. The standard specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and continually improving an ISMS.
  • Purchase the Standard: Obtain a copy of the ISO 27001 standard from an authorized source.

Step 2: Obtain Management Support

  • Secure Commitment: Ensure top management is committed to the project. Their support is crucial for providing the necessary resources and fostering a culture of security within the organization.

Step 3: Define the Scope of the ISMS

  • Determine Scope: Define the boundaries and scope of your ISMS. This includes identifying the parts of the organization to be covered and the information assets to be protected.

Step 4: Conduct a Risk Assessment

  • Identify Risks: Identify potential security risks to your information assets.
  • Assess Risks: Evaluate the identified risks to determine their potential impact and likelihood.
  • Develop a Risk Treatment Plan: Develop strategies to mitigate, transfer, accept, or avoid the identified risks.

Step 5: Establish an ISMS Policy

  • Create Policies: Develop information security policies and procedures that align with ISO 27001 requirements.
  • Document Policies: Ensure all policies are documented and communicated to relevant stakeholders.

Step 6: Implement the ISMS

  • Deploy Controls: Implement the necessary controls to mitigate identified risks. These controls are specified in Annex A of ISO 27001.
  • Training and Awareness: Train employees and raise awareness about the importance of information security and their role in maintaining it.
  • Resource Allocation: Allocate the necessary resources, including technology, personnel, and financial support, to implement the ISMS.

Step 7: Monitor and Review the ISMS

  • Continuous Monitoring: Regularly monitor and review the ISMS to ensure its effectiveness.
  • Internal Audits: Conduct internal audits to identify non-conformities and areas for improvement.
  • Management Reviews: Perform regular management reviews to evaluate the performance of the ISMS and make necessary adjustments.

Step 8: Conduct a Pre-Certification Audit

  • Gap Analysis: Conduct a pre-certification audit (gap analysis) to identify any gaps between your ISMS and ISO 27001 requirements.
  • Address Gaps: Implement corrective actions to address identified gaps.

Step 9: Apply at bqs Accredited Certification Body

  • Lodge an application with bqs
  • Fill the RFQ forms provided by us with all required information

Step 10: Certification Audit

  • Stage 1 Audit: bqs will conduct a Stage 1 audit to review your ISMS documentation and readiness for the Stage 2 audit.
  • Stage 2 Audit: bqs will conduct a Stage 2 audit to evaluate the implementation and effectiveness of your ISMS.
  • Certification Decision: If the audit is successful, bqs will issue the ISO 27001 certification.

Step 11: Maintain and Improve the ISMS

  • Surveillance Audits: Undergo regular surveillance audits (usually annually) conducted by bqs to ensure continued compliance with ISO 27001.
  • Continuous Improvement: Continually improve your ISMS by addressing new risks, updating policies, and incorporating feedback from audits.

Achieving ISO 27001 certification requires a systematic and disciplined approach to managing information security. By following these steps, your organization can establish a robust ISMS, enhance information security, and gain a competitive advantage.

Ready to achieve ISMS certification? Contact us today to learn how we can assist you in implementing and certifying your Information Security Management System.


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