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ISO 27001 : 2022 ISMS

Information Security Management System

What is ISO 27001 ISMS Certification?

ISO 27001 ISMS Certification refers to the process by which an organization demonstrates compliance with the requirements of ISO 27001, the international standard for information security management systems (ISMS).

Here’s an overview of what the certification entails:

  1. Establishment of an ISMS: The organization develops, implements, maintains, and continually improves an ISMS based on the framework provided by ISO 27001.

  2. Compliance with ISO 27001 Requirements: The ISMS is designed to address the requirements specified in ISO 27001, which include establishing policies, procedures, and controls to manage information security risks effectively.

  3. Internal Audits: The organization conducts internal audits to assess the performance and effectiveness of the ISMS, identifying areas for improvement and corrective actions.

  4. Management Review: Management reviews the ISMS at planned intervals to ensure its continued suitability, adequacy, and effectiveness in meeting organizational objectives and compliance with ISO 27001 requirements.

  5. Risk Assessment and Treatment: The organization identifies and assesses information security risks, determines appropriate risk treatment measures, and implements controls to mitigate or manage these risks.

  6. Documentation: The organization maintains documented information related to the ISMS, including policies, procedures, risk assessments, and records of incidents and corrective actions.

  7. Certification Audit: The organization engages an accredited certification body to conduct a certification audit. During this audit, the certification body evaluates the organization’s ISMS against the requirements of ISO 27001 to determine compliance.

  8. Corrective Actions: If any non-conformities are identified during the certification audit, the organization takes corrective actions to address them and ensures that the ISMS meets the necessary requirements.

  9. Certification: If the ISMS is found to be in compliance with ISO 27001 requirements, the certification body issues an ISO 27001 certificate to the organization, demonstrating its commitment to information security management.

ISO 27001 certification provides assurance to stakeholders, customers, and partners that the organization has implemented a robust information security management system and is committed to protecting sensitive information. It also enhances the organization’s credibility, competitiveness, and ability to comply with legal and regulatory requirements related to information security.

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Benefits of ISO 27001 ISMS Certification

Enhanced Information Security

ISO 27001 certification demonstrates that the organization has implemented a comprehensive framework for managing information security risks. This leads to improved protection of sensitive information, including customer data, intellectual property, and financial information, against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

Compliance with Legal and Regulatory Requirements

ISO 27001 provides a structured approach to compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and contractual requirements related to information security. Certification helps organizations demonstrate due diligence and meet the expectations of regulators, customers, and other stakeholders.

Improved Business Continuity

By identifying and addressing information security risks, ISO 27001 helps organizations enhance their resilience to potential threats and disruptions. This includes measures to prevent, mitigate, and recover from security incidents, ensuring the continuity of critical business operations.

Enhanced Stakeholder Confidence

ISO 27001 certification demonstrates the organization's commitment to protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets. It instills confidence among customers, partners, investors, and other stakeholders, enhancing trust and credibility in the organization's ability to manage sensitive information securely.

Competitive Advantage

ISO 27001 certification can provide a competitive edge in the marketplace by differentiating the organization as a trusted and reliable partner for secure information handling. It may open new business opportunities, attract customers who prioritize information security, and strengthen relationships with existing clients.

Cost Savings

Implementing ISO 27001 can lead to cost savings by reducing the likelihood and impact of security incidents, such as data breaches, cyber attacks, and compliance violations. This includes avoiding financial penalties, legal fees, reputational damage, and loss of business due to security incidents.

Who can get 27001 ISMS 13485 Certification?

Any organization, regardless of its size, type, or industry, can apply for ISO 27001 certification if it wants to demonstrate its commitment to information security management. This includes:

Private Sector Companies

Businesses of all sizes, from small startups to multinational corporations, can pursue ISO 27001 certification to enhance their information security posture and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Public Sector Organizations

Government agencies, public institutions, and non-profit organizations may seek ISO 27001 certification to protect sensitive government data, public records, and other critical information assets.

Service Providers

Companies that provide IT services, cloud computing, managed security services, consulting, or other types of services where the security of customer data is paramount can benefit from ISO 27001 certification to build trust and credibility with clients.


Organizations involved in manufacturing, production, and distribution can apply ISO 27001 to safeguard their intellectual property, trade secrets, and proprietary information, as well as to ensure the security of supply chain processes.

Healthcare Providers

Hospitals, clinics, healthcare organizations, and medical device manufacturers can pursue ISO 27001 certification to protect patient confidentiality, comply with healthcare regulations such as HIPAA, and mitigate the risks of data breaches and cyber attacks.

Financial Institutions

Banks, insurance companies, investment firms, and other financial institutions can use ISO 27001 to strengthen the security of customer financial data, comply with industry regulations like PCI DSS, and protect against fraud and cyber threats.

Educational Institutions

Schools, colleges, universities, and educational service providers may adopt ISO 27001 to safeguard student records, research data, and other sensitive information, as well as to meet regulatory requirements and maintain academic integrity.

Professional Services Firms

Legal firms, accounting firms, consulting firms, and other professional services providers can pursue ISO 27001 certification to protect client confidentiality, ensure data privacy compliance, and mitigate the risks associated with handling sensitive information.

Validity of ISO 27001 Certification

ISO 27001 certification is typically valid for a period of 3 Years.

Document required for ISO 27001 : ISMS

The extent of Documented Information differs as per:

Role of Shamkris and Process of ISO 27001 : ISMS Certification

Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to effective system implementation in the organization. A simple and practical method of system implementation helps organizations increase business efficiency and sustainability. Shamkris supports 100% documentation to obtain a certificate of success in addition to enhanced performance.

The implementation process is described below:

Time Frame



Day 1

GAP Analysis
Certification Body
Cost Estimates

Week 1

Developing Documents

Week 4

Implementing Management System

Week 8

Internal Audit

Week 10

Self Certification/NoBo
N-C Closing

Week 12

Self Certification/NoBo

Year on Year

Yearly Compliance

Who can issue the ISO 27001 Certification?

Approved Agency
Approved CB


 ISO 27001 is an information security management system (ISMS) standard published in October 2005 by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The certification ensures that effective security controls and policies are in place.

ISO 27001 helps organizations protect sensitive information, reduce the risk of security breaches, comply with legal and regulatory requirements, and enhance stakeholder trust and confidence in their ability to manage information security risks effectively.

ISO 27001:2013 is the internationally recognized specification for an Information Security Management System (ISMS), and it is one of the most popular standards for information security. The most recent version of the standard is ISO / IEC 27001:2013 and implements improvements made in 2017 as well.

The ISO 27001 standard entails legal requirements that ensure organizations keep information assets secure.

Part of the ISO 27000 series of information security standards, ISO 27001 is a framework that helps organizations “establish, implement, operate, monitor, review, maintain and continually improve an ISMS”.

Software development companies, cloud companies, and IT support companies are only some of those that implement ISO 27001 – most commonly, they do it because they want to get new clients by proving to them with a certificate that they are able to safeguard their information in the best possible way.

ISO 27001 certification demonstrates an organization’s commitment to information security, enhances its reputation and credibility, improves its ability to comply with legal and regulatory requirements, reduces the risk of security incidents, and provides a competitive advantage in the marketplace.