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ISO 27001 Information Security Management Systems

Increased consumer expectations of information security require organisations to implement an effective ISMS framework that preserves the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information.

Organisations and their information systems are at risk of security threats from sources including: fraud; espionage; sabotage; and natural causes. At an exciting time of global business opportunities, organisations must address these risks through a systematic approach.

Key Benefits

Minimise Information Security Risks to Your Business

Support business growth by identifying and assessing information security risks and opportunities with outcome driven results.

Keep Customers Front of Mind

Improve your acquisition of new customers while retaining existing customers by demonstrating your commitment to information security.

Meet Compliance Requirements

Build confidence and trust with your stakeholders by demonstrating your compliance to information security requirements.

Build Organisational Resilience

Implement processes and controls that improve your organisation’s ability to identify and manage information security risks.

What Is It?

Following best practice business operating framework, ISO 27001 applies a risk-based approach to the management of information security.

The ISO 27001 Information Security Management Systems Standard enables organisations to align with global best-practice for information security management.It offers organisations a robust and practical framework to assist with the improvement of information security, focusing on the preservation of confidentiality, integrity and availability of information.
Context of the Organisation

To determine the scope of the information security management system, organisations must understand and appreciate the internal and external needs and expectations of stakeholders.


At the center of the management systems’ success is the commitment and visible support from all levels of management, particularly from those in senior leadership positions.


A systematic approach must be incorporated into risk assessments, to enable appropriate and efficient controls to be implemented and enable effective implementation.


Imperative to success is the commitment and allocation of resources to support implementation, maintenance and ongoing communications.


Implement operational controls that support the success of the management systems’ objectives.

Performance Evaluation

Establishing key performance indicators driven by the needs and objectives of the management system and outcome desired are critical to ensuring a system is measured, improving and delivering.


Organisations can expect improved financial performances by finding opportunities to improve processes. These processes should focus on the preservation of confidentiality, availability and integrity of information assets as well as improving consumer confidence and trust in the brand.

Next Steps

Whether you’re new to ISO 27001 or ready to implement the Standard, we can assist you.

  • Purchase the ISO 27000 Standard
  • Undertake optional training to build expertise
  • Implement the Standard
  • Contact Intertek Intertek SAI Global to discuss requirements, timeframes and costs
  • Review and accept proposal to book audit dates
  • Take an optional pre-assessment
  • Perform a gap analysis
  • Undertake a Stage 1 audit
  • Complete a detailed Stage 2 certification audit
  • Upon successful certification, display the ‘Five Ticks’ StandardsMark™
  • Conduct Surveillance Audits annually
  • Recertify to ISO 27001 every three years
  • Establish a continual improvement culture
  • Market for brand and promotional benefits
  • Optimise commercial teams
  • Ensure shareholder and stakeholder awareness

ISO 27001: A Risk Based Approach to Cyber Security

The ISO 27001 Information Security Management System Standard enables organisations to align with global best-practice for information security management.