What is Information Security Management System (ISMS)

An ISMS is a systematic approach to managing sensitive company information so that it remains secure. It includes people, processes and IT systems by applying a risk management process.

It can help small, medium and large businesses in any sector keep information assets secure.

Why is ISMS important?

ISMS ensure that a business’ security risks are managed cost-effectively, adherence to the recognised standards. An ISMS is an invaluable for monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving a business information assets and will indisputably give partner businesses and customers higher confidence in the way they interact with your business. 

How does ISMS help businesses?

Comply with legal requirements

  • Helps you to meet all legislative requirements for your products and services.
  • Ensures that you communicate all legal requirements to your employees and other stakeholders.

Achieve marketing advantage & Improvement

  • It requires you to constantly look for opportunities for improvement as well as assess risks for your business.

Lower costs

  • It prevents security incidents from happening – and every incident, large or small, costs money.

Better organisation & Client Expectation

  • Increases the quality control of information security processes and procedures and reduces the level of risk.
  • ISMS help you to measure and increase internal and external customer satisfaction.

System Components:

  • Context of the Organisation
  • Leadership
  • Planning
  • Support
  • Operation
  • Performance evaluation
  • Improvement

Benefits:

  • Credibility, trust and confidence of your customer
  • Greater awareness of security
  • Securing confidentiality, integrity and availability.
  • Prompt detection of data leakage and fast reaction
  • Decrease costs and reduce risk
  • Prevention of confidentiality breaches
  • Provides a significant competitive advantage, and can effectively be a license to trade with companies in certain regulated sectors
  • Compliance with legislation – ISO 27001 Certification and meeting international benchmarks of security

Call us today to discuss how Anitech consulting can help your business with your ISO 27001 Information Security Management system goals.

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