Software tools and services used to achieve ISO 27001

With high profile breaches becoming almost a daily occurrence in the media, many organizations are now turning to the ISO 27001 information security standard to help them stay out of the press and prove to their customers that they take security seriously.

Even with a strong management commitment, adoption can be difficult and time-consuming unless smart choices are made.

Many organizations are unsure of what’s available to help them implement and get certified in quick time, so CertiKit summarized the most common areas of the ISO 27001 standard where software tools and services come in handy.

Structure

For those unfamiliar with the way the ISO 27001 standard is structured, it basically consists of two parts. The management system provides the overall structure to define objectives, assess risk and make sure you give security the attention it deserves. The Annex A Controls are a comprehensive set of 114 technical, administrative and procedural best practices which you can use to tighten your security posture.

Infographic

How many of these software tools and services you decide to use depends on your budget, timescales and how secure you want to be. The infographic below will help you to choose wisely in order to achieve ISO 27001.

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