Why ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Matters to Your Organization

Posted by Susan Sison on Jan 5, 2017 11:17:41 AM

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In today’s fast-paced world, it’s never been more important to be proactive in protecting your information assets. Criminals and shadowy international actors have shown an unprecedented ability to attack and potentially compromise sensitive information.

A significant data breach could happen in minutes, costing you millions of dollars – and your hard-earned reputation.

When your company needs technology solutions, it’s essential you work with a team that is fully committed to excellence. That means continuously updating strategies and skills. The latest security threats can change from one week to the next, demanding vision and flexibility.

At NCA, we’re proud to maintain the world-renowned ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification. ISO/IEC 27001:2013 represents the top international standard for developing and maintaining information security management systems at the strategic level.

Why ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Matters to Your Organization

Odds are good you’ve never heard of this certification before now. So, why worry about it?

Adversaries like hackers, competitors, and hostile agencies no doubt hope you haven’t heard of ISO/IEC 27001:2013. That’s because it’s a huge step forward in data security architecture, synthesizing global best practices that have evolved since 1999.

Only the most knowledgeable and effective enterprises around the world qualify to reach this standard. It provides guidance on all aspects of developing a comprehensive information security management system and strategy.

Leaving nothing to chance or guesswork, it provides knowledge including:

  • NCA bsi certificationEvaluating and mitigating both known and emerging security risks;
  • Keeping pace with vulnerabilities and potential business impacts;
  • Selecting and tailoring information security controls to needs;
  • Compliance assessment, auditing, and “lessons learned” standards.

ISO/IEC 27001:2013 is so powerful, using it can often help you meet the compliance standards of your own industry or jurisdiction. Why? Quite simply, it is the gold standard. It provides depth and scope while still allowing you the flexibility to address your unique needs.

NCA Offers ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and Much More

This standard has been a long time in the making – but so has NCA.

Founded in 1992, the professionals at NCA have demonstrated a focus on exceptional technical skill, customer service, and bottom-line business value. Our brand has evolved and developed from the days of dial-up networking to today’s Internet of Things.

ISO/IEC 27001:2013 represents another step in that journey and part of our pledge to go beyond the norm on every project. To find out more about what we can do, contact us today. We look forward to helping you.

 

Network Computing Architects, Inc. is a premier provider of high quality sustainable and secure networking, information security solutions and unified communications. We partner with our clients to provide answers to business initiatives where leading technologies converge.

NCA achieved ISO 27001:2005 certification in December 2007 and is currently ISO 27001:2013 certified. The scope of NCA's ISMS is client confidential information within NCA Professional Services Practice.