“50 per cent of all companies that have lost
important data due to a catastrophe could
As a consequence, 90 per cent of those
companies had to give up their business
activities within two years.”
Center for Research on Information Systems,
University of Texas
The number of the users of the Standard ISO/IEC 27001 for Information Security is increasing continuously. By the end of 2014 more than 24,500 companies had a certificate. This refers to all sectors and sizes – from SME’s to multinationals. For the integrated risk approach of ISO 27001 makes it usable in a flexible manner.
Confidentiality, Availability, Integrity
Organizations with sensitive data and/or requirements placed on high availability use the proven standard to protect their intangible assets: analog and digital information. Thanks to its framework for technical and organizational measures with effective reviews as well as optimization loops, an information security management system acc. to ISO 27001 enables the following:
- maximum protection of data and information
- high availability of the IT services
The business value of IT services is increasing
At the same time, certification acc. to ISO 27001 increases the business value of IT services.
For certified information security makes it possible to offer high-grade services internally and externally.
Besides, highest possible data security is a powerful competitive criterion. Thanks to an ISO 27001 Certificate, this can be demonstrated without time-consuming single evidence:
- at requests for quotation
- for customers
- for public authorities
- for internal revision
- before the court