Date: August, 2023 | Category: Compliance | Author: Hana Trokic
In today’s digital age, information security has become an utmost concern for organizations and their customers. As cyber threats continue to evolve, businesses must prioritize safeguarding sensitive data and ensuring its confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
ISO 27001 is one of the leading international standards for information security and provides a comprehensive framework to achieve these goals.
What is ISO 27001
ISO 27001 outlines the necessary requirements for an information security management system to follow. This comprehensive standard offers valuable guidance to businesses on establishing, implementing, maintaining, and continually enhancing their information security management system.
Achieving compliance with this framework signifies that an organization has implemented a system to effectively manage risks associated with the security of their data, including that of their customers. This system aligns with the best practices and principles outlined in the International Standard, ensuring a systematic and cost-effective approach to safeguarding sensitive information.
ISO 27001 consists of 3 main pillars:
- Confidentiality: Only authorized persons have the right to access information
- Integrity: Only authorized persons can change the information
- Availability: The information must be accessible to authorized persons only, whenever it is needed
The Benefits of ISO 27001 Certification
There are many benefits of being certified. They include:
Instill Trust for Our Customers & Prospects: Demonstrate our commitment to maintaining the highest level of security for our customer’s and prospects’ information, which builds trust and confidence in our ability to protect their data.
Improve Security & Protection of All Data: Ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of both sensitive and non-sensitive data, reducing the risk of data breaches and other security incidents. This leads to a more secure and protected environment, which is critical in today’s interconnected digital world.
Compliance with Regulatory Requirements: Our customers in regulated industries are required to comply with various regulatory requirements related to information security. This framework helps us demonstrate compliance with regulations as their supplier, providing them with confidence that their data is being accordingly.
Reduced Risk of Data Breaches: Data breaches can lead to significant financial and reputational losses for both us and our customers. ISO 27001 provides customers with peace of mind knowing that their data is less likely to be compromised.
Improved Business Continuity: The framework requires us to have a business continuity plan in place, which helps to ensure that critical business functions can continue in the event of a disruption or disaster. This helps customers maintain the continuity of their critical business activities and reduces the risk of disruptions.
Better Communication: ISO 27001 requires us to communicate our information security policies and procedures to all relevant stakeholders, including customers. This helps us improve communication between us and our customers, further promoting transparency and trust.
A Trustworthy Partner
Always adhering to the most recent stringent measures, GlobalVision has always been committed to the protection and integrity of information to ensure that data remains protected for our users, employees, and third parties.
With validated systems, comprehensive internal audits, and multiple verifications during the development and delivery stage, we address data integrity issues and can be counted on by all regulated companies.
This certification provides GlobalVision with yet another affirmation that proves this to be true. For highly regulated companies in the pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, and financial services industries, ISO 27001 certification becomes a crucial factor when considering potential partners or suppliers. GlobalVision’s commitment to security strengthens our position as a market leader for continuing innovation with trust.
More Than Just a Standard
ISO 27001 is more than just a standard; it is also a powerful tool that helps organizations protect their information and build trust with their customers and prospects. By adhering to its three pillars of confidentiality, integrity, and availability, organizations can ensure robust information security, reduced risk of breaches, and enhanced business continuity.
For GlobalVision, this certification is yet another attestation to its commitment to keeping customers first. Whatever their needs be, we strive to go above and beyond to offer the best and more secure services and products to our users.
Embracing this framework not only strengthens information security but also reinforces our commitment to safeguarding the data entrusted in our care.
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