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ISO 27001 Audit & Implementation

Achieve ISO 27001 compliance & strengthen your Information Security Management System



What is an ISO 27001 Audit?

An ISO 27001 information security management system is a systematic and proactive approach to effectively managing risks to an organisation's confidential information. Many organisations seek to adopt the ISO 27001 security best practices when faced with the challenges of managing information security risks. ISO 27001 has been designed to help organisations protect sensitive information from unauthorised access.

An ISO 27001 internal Audit is a process used to evaluate an organisation's compliance with the standard. The expert auditor examines your organisation's information security management system (ISMS) to determine whether it meets the compliance requirements. 

An ISMS information security management system audit is typically split into two stages. Stage 1 audit looks more at the documentation and processes etc. Stage 2 ISO 27001 audit focuses on the actual implementation of the ISMS .  

Essentially, our specialist cybersecurity consultants will help you de-mystify compliance requirements and assist you to understand and gain clarity on the grey areas of a particular standard, and how these relate and translate to your business operations. 

ISO 27001 Audit

Benefits of an ISO 27001 Audit

A regular internal ISO 27001 audit is a valuable tool for organisations that want to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of their sensitive information. It also helps you identify potential risks and vulnerabilities and implement appropriate controls to minimise them.

The internationally-recognised standard provides a baseline level of security assurance.

Ensures that your ISMS & cybersecurity-related policies and procedures are effective.

Helps you fulfil legal and regulatory obligations for implementing security compliance.

Demonstrates to customers, partners, & regulators that your business is committed to data protection.

Provides assurance that your organisation's control environment is equipped to handle the ever-changing threat landscape.

Allows you to fulfil current and future contractual obligations for security by seeking formal ISO 27001 Certification.


What Really Happens in an ISO 27001 Audit

CM-Alliance’s  cyber security experts have years of experience in delivering information security services & enabling clients to achieve ISO 27001 compliance and/or certification.  

Some of the facets your Information Security Management System that the auditor looks at include:  

  • Cybersecurity policies, procedures, and controls.
  • ISMS documents review such as the information security policy, risk assessment, and incident response plan.
  • Staff awareness and understanding of their roles and responsibilities.
  • On-site audit of security-related processes and procedures.
  • Implementation of a risk management process, incident management process, and continuous improvement process.

The ISO 27001 audit is followed up with an audit report that summarises the findings of the auditor. This report will include any non-conformities (areas where the organisation's ISMS does not meet the requirements of the standard) and recommendations for improvement based on the ISO 27001 certification audit.

Why Should You Choose US for Your ISO 27001 Audit?

CM-Alliance has a proven track record in helping organisations implement and achieve ISO 27001:2013 certification. We help our customers in readiness for formal certification and in designing pragmatic Information Security Management Systems relevant to the needs of the organisation.

An effective ISMS promotes efficient management of sensitive corporate information, highlighting vulnerabilities to ensure it is adequately protected against potential threats and it encompasses people, process and technology.

Our cybersecurity consultants have many years’ experience delivering information security services. We can help you to comply with the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001:2013, or achieve formal certification against the standard.

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