How to Hire an ISO 27001 Consultant?
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How to Hire an ISO 27001 Consultant?

Information security compliances such as ISO 27001 have been accorded a quasi-mystical status, mainly led by a lack of understanding. The security management framework is either reduced to a simple checklist (when in fact, the opposite is true) or it is made out to be an extremely complex and unattainable security standard. The truth, like…

Five Key Steps for Your ISO 27001 Audit Checklist
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Five Key Steps for Your ISO 27001 Audit Checklist

Much like the fear of examinations, the fear of audits can be pretty real if you haven’t put in the necessary work. Even after extensive preparation, it isn’t uncommon to have a fear of having missed doing something critical to ensure successful certification. Having ISO 27001 audit checklist will help you ensure you have met…

A Step-by-Step Guide to Conducting an ISO 27001 Internal Audit
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Conducting an ISO 27001 Internal Audit

It isn’t uncommon to feel like a bag of nerves before ISO 27001 certification audits. After all, you have spent much time, energy, and money on getting audit-ready and certified. You want to ace any subsequent audits with flying colors. So, you have checked everything, and then double-checked them all. But how can you know…

The Importance of Statement of Applicability in ISO 27001
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The Importance of Statement of Applicability in ISO 27001

The importance of the Statement of Applicability in ISO 27001 cannot be overstated. It is the central document that your certification auditors would use to walk through your Information Security Management System (ISMS) processes and controls. So, if you are contemplating getting your organization ISO 27001 certified, this article is a must-read. Upon reading, you…

ISO 27001 Scope Statement: Ultimate Guide
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ISO 27001 Scope Statement: Ultimate Guide

Just like how a building is only as good as its foundation, your ISO 27001 certification is only as good as the scope of your Information Security Management Systems (ISMS). Writing the scope statement, therefore, is undeniably one of the most critical things you will do when you kickstart your ISO 27001 compliance journey. To…

Information Security Policy – Everything You Should Know
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Information Security Policy – Everything You Should Know

Your Information Security Policy needs to be robust and protect your organization from internal and external threats. Its scope should be exhaustive, yet it should make room for updates and edits and keep pace with the changing business environments and threats. It sets the tone and foundation for how you plan to protect your organization’s…

Five Steps to an Effective ISO 27001 Risk Assessment
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Five Steps to an Effective ISO 27001 Risk Assessment

Risk assessment is a critical step in your ISO 27001 certification journey. An organization-wide risk assessment, in fact, is the central focus of ISO 27001. The information security standard protects an organization’s information assets by identifying the risks and protecting them by deploying relevant security controls and measures. In this article, we highlight the main…

Five Benefits of ISO 27001 Certification
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Five Benefits of ISO 27001 Certification

The ISO 27001 certification can help your organization add to its security posture and make it formidable and armed to fend off security breaches, security incidents and cyber-attacks.  Having a ISO 27001 certification demonstrates your compliance with global best practices regarding information security and evinces trust in your customers’ ecosystem regarding your data security practices. …

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