ISO/IEC 27001 is the international standard for providing requirements for an information security management system (ISMS), ISO 27001 consist of 18 Domain which have 114 security controls which ensures Information Security. It derived from a suite of ISO 27000 family. If you looking for ISO 27001 certification in South Africa. You are at right place.
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B4Q provides auditing and certification services for ISMS. ISO 27001 Certification in South Africa can help companies to secure the most valuable information in the company. We are Best ISO Certification body in South Africa with world wide experience.
Everyone knows, Information Security is important to every business in South Africa that there are several requirements of Information security and clients of the organization also much more worried about their sensitive confidential information, which they share to their supplier organization or service provider organization how it is safe and keep confidential.
So, considering the regulatory requirements and client’s expectations on information security, ISO 27001 Certification is the one of way that can build the confidence of clients & regulatory body on the organization.
Apart from these organizations may take benefit from ISO 27001 Certification in South Africa by improving the security of information & data of the organization which are in confidential in nature. So, considering the importance of Information security the organization will choose for ISO 27001 Certification in South Africa.
How to Get ISO 27001 Certification in South Africa
Step 1 -Obtain a Application cum Request Form so that the ISO 27001 certification Services provider can calculate auditors man days for your business and its requirements for ISO 27001.
Step 2-After you are agreed to the proposal, the expert at ISO 27001 certification Services provider will contact you to book your assessment. The professional may provide you with the assessment that has two necessary visits. It helps them to complete the internal Initial Certification Audit.
Step 3- After a scheduled stage 1 and stage 2 audit certification decision is made and you will be entitled with soft copy and hard copy of the Certificate.
Benefits of ISO 27001 Certification in South Africa
- Stand out from your competitors. Strike more deals
- Comply with multiple Security Regulation
- World Wide Acceptance for Information Security.
- Continously Monitor Risk & Compliances
- Improved Data Security.
All Controls must be mapped according to CIA(Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability) Category.
Requirements of ISO 27001 Certification in South Africa
ISO 27001:2013 standard specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving an information security management system within the context of the organization. This International Standard also includes requirements for the assessment and treatment
of information security risks tailored to the needs of the organization.
The following documents, in whole or in part, are normatively referenced in this document and are indispensable for its application. For dated references, only the edition cited applies.
Parent references are taken from ISO/IEC 27000, Information technology — Security techniques — Information security management
systems — Overview and vocabulary
Terms & Definition apply provided in ISO/IEC 27000 apply.
All organization shall determine external and internal issues that are relevant to its purpose and that affect its ability to achieve the intended outcome(s) of its information security management system. Also covered under need and expectations of interested parties. We need to setup physical and logical boundaries for scope of Information Security Management System
To implement a ISMS it is highly recommended to demonstrate leadership and commitment with respect to Information Security Management System. Where a ISMS Policy is recommended for which provides the framework for ISMS Objectives. All ISMS related roles and responsibilities must be clear defined for a strategic planning.
While we are working with Information Security Management System. We should find issues related to risk and opportunities. Major part here is Information Security Risk Assessment and Treatment. While other side planning to achieve information security objective must be in place.
Support needs Resources, Competence, Awareness, Communication and documented information. Which include creating, updating and control of documented information.
Core part here is Operation planning and control including information security risk assessment and Information security risk treatment.
To Evaluate the performance of ISMS organization need to conduct Internal Audit & MRM (Management Review Meeting) with proper escalation of NC’s (Non Conformaties)
To achieve improvement organization shall respond to nonconformity, deal with consequences, review and close the non conformity.
Cost of ISO 27001 Certification in South Africa
Now the main question is how much will it cost to you, the cost depends on multiple factors that may vary from one organization to another. Due to this, every company needs to prepare a different budget as suggested by the experts who take care of the whole ISO 27001 certification process.
Here, you must know and understand that the final cost of the entire process depends on the size and complexity level of the ISMS scope. Usually, it changes from one company to another. It also depends on the IT Infrastructure that also may vary company to company.