Why are so many organisations getting certified to ISO 27001?

What do Microsoft, Verizon, Apple, Google, Intel, and Amazon have in common?

As well as all being Fortune 500 companies, they are all ISO 27001 certified. With a global growth rate of 20%, ISO 27001 has become the de facto standard for information security management system (ISMS) certifications.

Why are so many organisations getting certified to ISO 27001?

Data breaches and cyber attacks are, unfortunately, becoming a regular occurrence.

Millions of Americans have been victims – the United States alone accounted for 47% of the world’s data breaches in 2017.

With the global cost of data breaches set to rise to €2.1 trillion by 2019, it’s a threat that organisations can no longer afford to ignore.

Cyber risk management can help mitigate breaches. ISO 27001 sets out a best-practice approach to cyber risk management that can be adopted by all businesses, large or small.

Getting certified

We at IT Governance are global experts in ISO 27001. Our team led the world’s first successful certification to the Standard, and we have helped more than 400 clients achieve ISO 27001 certification.

Our implementation tools, training, and resources can help you too.

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