ISO 27001 is an international standard that specifies the requirements that an effective Information Security Management System must meet. It emphasizes the protection of three key aspects of information: Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability, that is, the ability of the organization to keep information away from unauthorized persons or entities or processes, to keep the information complete and accurate and protected from possible tampering and make it easy to use for authorized users.
Benefits of applying it to the business
- Compliance with information security related legislation.
- Preservation of confidentiality, integrity and availability of information.
- Creates a relationship of trust with stakeholders as it safeguards the confidentiality of information.