Information Security Management, ISO 27001:2013

Information Security Management System Based on ISO/IEC 27001:2013

The Information Security Management System based on ISO 27001:2013 standard is applicable for information technology covering security techniques to meet requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving ISMS in any organization. Globally many IT companies working for software development, BPOs, KPOs, Banking sectors, government organizations and many service sector units are already certified by ISO 27001:2005 IT security management system. Now ISO/IEC 27001, the popular information security management system standard is being revised, with the New version ISO 27001:2013, which is published in September 2013. Organizations certified to the 2005 edition of the IT security standard will need to upgrade their information security management system to comply with the requirements of the new 2013 edition. Any organization wants to implement ISO 27001 needs to establish controls as given in BS 7799 part 2. For Information security management, under this revised standard total 36 Objectives and 127 controls are applicable. All 127 ISO risk controls are optional and as a part of continual improvement organization can gradually increase their control for IT security management system and if few controls are not applicable to them then they need to justify it for exclusions.

The information security management system has focus on:
Information Security Management System as per ISO 27001

  • Basic Focus of ISMS: Predictability & Repeatability
  • Procedural Security & Technical (Product) Security
  • Preventive Controls – Firewall,
  • Detective Control: IDS.
  • All Assets impacting CIA are termed as Information Assets.
  • Users are all those having access to all information assets.

The ISO 27001 based Information Security Management system is focusing on 3 important things.

1. Availability
2. Confidentiality
3. Integrity

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Advantages of IT Security Management System Implementation

The IT security management system, developed as per ISO 27001:2013 standard requirements and guidelines offers number of advantages as mentioned bellow:

  1. Enables Information Security to be addressed in practical, cost-effective, realistic and comprehensive manner,
  2. Establishes mutual trust between networked sites,
  3. Enhances Quality Assurance - ISO 9000,SEI-CMM,
  4. Demonstrates a high, and appropriate, standard of security,
  5. Increases the ability to manage and survive a disaster,
  6. Provides self confidence and assurance for information security and business continuity,
  7. The system is verifiable and auditable and establish controls on all information security assets and establish control system with risk assessment plan to protect the brand,
  8. Focuses on identifying and preventing information security risk related to confidentiality, availability and integrity of the system,
  9. Places responsibility for ensuring IT information security,
  10. Helps software companies compete more effectively in the world market,
  11. Improved communication as well as market credibility / image with systematic approach,
  12. Improved internal management as well as confidence of stake holders.

Success of Information Security System Depends On:

  • Policies, objectivities and activities match business needs and requirements.
  • Develop ISMS in line with existing Organizational Culture
  • Change Management-
  • Preventive controls rather than Detective controls
  • Awareness of ISO 27001 standard
  • Commitment from Management
  • Identify information assets impacting CIA
  • Understanding of security & Risk
  • Effective marketing of security within the organization.
  • Distribution of guidelines on policy and procedures.
  • Training & education
  • Implementation of PDCA cycle(Plan, Do, Check and Act)
  • Management Commitment for Policy; Objectives;Roles & responsibility; Resources etc

ISO 27001 total documents packageThe ISO 27001 total documentation package for IT security management system includes all editable documents in word as listed below and it is prepared by our highly experienced information security management consultancy team, which having experience of more than 7 years for information security developement. Our demo gives list of all the documents required for ISO 27001 and it is a ready tool as well as good guide for implementation of IT security systems. Our ISO 27001 Total document package includes:

  • ISO 27001 information security system Manual to meet ISO 27001 standard requirements,
  • ISO 27001:2013 IT information security mandatory procedures,
  • ISO:27001 information security policies to establish related IT information security controls,
  • Set of sample standard operating procedures and work instructions.
  • Set of more than 50 standard ISO 27001:2013 formats and record templates to implement IT security management system
  • A question bank of audit checklist questions as per ISO 27001 standard, which includes more than 500 Audit checklists and audit question on ISO 27001 IT security system.
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