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How to get ISO 27001 certification?

The main purpose of the ISO 27001 audit is to evaluate the implementation and effectiveness of the Information Security Management System (ISMS) including evaluation of conformity to the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001:2013.

The specific objectives of this audit are to confirm that:

  • The organization has determined the boundaries and applicability of the MS in scope;

  • The information security management system conforms with all the requirements of the audit ISO/IEC 27001:2013 standard;

  • The information security management system conforms with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements;

  • The information security management system is capable of achieving the organization’s security policies objectives;

  • The organization has established, implemented, maintained, and continually improved its ISMS, including the processes needed and their interactions, in accordance with the requirements of the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 standard.

What to do to become ISO 27001 certified? Following 10 easy steps will help you pass the audit:

  1. Learn more about ISO 27001 requirements

  2. Define information security management system borders: context, scope, and objectives

  3. Conduct gap analysis: review existing processes and documentation against standard requirements

  4. Remediate non-conformities

  5. Establish a continuous improvement program

  6. Monitor awareness

  7. Control risks

  8. Track the progress: you may use our ISO 27001 Kaban Board

  9. Schedule an external audit

  10. Keep your certification


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