ISO 27001 Consultants

ISO 27001 is the internationally recognised standard
for Information Security Management.

Our ISO 27001 Consultants can support you through
the implementation & certification process.

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Key Themes of
Information Security Management

Risk Assessment & Risk Treatment

The ISO 27001 standard takes a risk management approach to information security and therefore requires the organisation to define a risk assessment methodology.

Generally we would help you align this to ISO 31000, the standard for risk management.

After assessing the threats to information assets, the 2022 edition of the standard provides 93 possible controls to apply, within Annex A.

Four Control Categories

ISO 27001:2022 organises controls in to four core areas:

Organisational Controls
People Controls
Physical Controls
Technological Controls

Our ISO 27001 consultants are there to help you implement all the applicable controls to suit your organisation.

ISO 27002:2022 & Attributes

Annex A of the standard is derived from ISO 27002. Although compliance with this standard is not mandatory, our consultants have full knowledge of the additional guidance to ensure they can give you the most comprehensive advice and best practices.

In addition, ISO 27002 provides themes and attributes against each control, which enables better management.

Asset Management & Human Resources

Some of the controls in Annex A refer to the acceptable use of assets, classification of information and human resource processes such as screening and disciplinary policies.

We can help you define your organisation’s approach to these controls based on your existing arrangements.

Supplier Relationships

Another section of Annex A focuses on the organisation’s relationships with its suppliers, in particular those who have access to the organisation’s information.

We will help consider the risks associated with your suppliers and ensure suitable policies and procedures are in place to manage those risks.

Legal Compliance

ISO 27001 also requires consideration of legal and other requirements placed on the organisation, and this is becoming more relevant as Data Protection Laws are evolving across Europe, America and the world.

Our legal compliance audit can help you identify the legislation that’s applicable to your organisation, and measure how effectively you are meeting those obligations.

Network & Operational Controls

The organisation’s operational controls, in relation to information security, are also considered which includes Information Backup, Protection from Malware, User Logging & Monitoring.

In addition network controls including security of network services, segregation and information transfer are also considered.

Information Security Objectives & Continual Improvement

As with all management system standards, ISO 27001 looks for continual improvement of the system by setting measurable, achievable objectives which can be driven from the vulnerabilities identified in the risk assessment or more general business strategy.

External ISO 27001 Certification

Having your Information Security Management System certified by an external UKAS accredited assessment body publicly demonstrates your commitment to protecting your customers’ data and can give you a significant advantage when tendering for contracts.

We can help you choose a certification body and guide you through the process. 
Find out more About the ISO 27001 Certification Process.

ISO 27001 Consultants – How we can help

Assent Risk Management has ISO 27001 consultants who can help you implement an Information Security Management System and achieve certification.

We will work with you to build a Management System that fits with your organisation, building on the good work you are already doing, and support improvements.

It’s Not All Paper Work

We are experienced in implementing Information Security Management Systems and can keep the paperwork to a minimum, ensuring you get maximum benefit from the ISO 27001 standard.

Add-Ons for ISO 27001

You might also consider these standards in relation to ISO 27001:

ISO 27701

Privacy Information Management

ISO 27017

Cloud Security Controls

ISO 27018

Protection of PII in Public Clouds

ISO 22301

Business Continuity Management


Trust Services Criteria

ISO 20000

I.T Service Desk Management

ISO 31000

Risk Management Principles

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