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ISO27001 Certificates – What They Are & Why They Matter!

ISO27001 – Why it Matters!

LinkSafe is proud to hold an ISO27001 certificate. For those not in the know (we don’t blame you – this is quite technical!) ISO27001 accreditation is a significant achievement for the company.  Having this accreditation demonstrates our commitment to being a company

In this article
What is the ISO27001 certification process?
Why is it important that my provider has ISO 27001 accreditation?
Why is this certification it such a big deal to us?

What is the ISO27001 certification process?

The ISO 27001 certification process is a systematic approach to achieving and maintaining compliance with the internationally recognised standard for information security management systems (ISMS). For organisations, the certification process involves some key steps:

  1. Gap analysis: Identify discrepancies between your organisation’s ISMS and ISO 27001 requirements.
  2. Risk assessment: Conduct a risk assessment to identify threats, vulnerabilities, and risks associated with information assets.
  3. Implementation: Develop policies, procedures, and controls to address risks and meet ISO 27001 requirements.
  4. Training: Educate employees on the ISMS and their roles in safeguarding information assets.
  5. Internal audit: Assess the ISMS effectiveness and identify improvement areas.
  6. Management review: Evaluate the ISMS performance and ensure alignment with business objectives.
  7. Certification audit: Engage an accredited body to verify compliance with ISO 27001 through a two-stage external audit.
  8. Continuous improvement: Maintain and improve the ISMS to ensure effectiveness and adaptability to evolving threats and business needs.

Why is it important that my provider has ISO 27001 accreditation?

Dealing with an ISO27001-certified provider such as LinkSafe is important for several reasons. Firstly, it demonstrates that the organisation has a well-established management system in place that is designed to ensure that their services meet the needs of their clients.

This means that we have processes in place to monitor and improve the quality of their services, ensuring that we are always up-to-date and relevant.

It also gives you confidence that you are dealing with an organisation that is committed to providing safe storage of your data. Not only does the standard provide companies with the necessary know-how for protecting their most valuable information, but LinkSafe is also able to prove to our customers and partners that it safeguards their data.

Why is this certification it such a big deal to us?

Receiving the ISO27001 accreditation demonstrates our commitment to providing high-quality services. This accreditation is a recognition of the effort that we have put in to ensure that our services are of the highest quality. It allows us to comply with legal requirements as they change, achieve a competitive advantage, save costs, and overall create a better organisation.

We believe that our clients deserve the best possible services and the confidence that their date is safe and secure.  By achieving the ISO27001 accreditation, we have demonstrated our commitment to continuous improvement and our dedication to providing our clients with the best possible service.

By working with an ISO27001-certified provider, you can be confident that you are receiving value for money, and that the data you provide is safe.