ISO 27001 Certification in Nigeria
ISO 27001 Certification is a system to demonstrate that an organization is practicing the requirements of Information Security Management System and has obtained ISMS Certification. Integrated Assessment Services (IAS) is one of many ISMS recognized certification bodies in Nigeria. IAS offers ISO 27001 Certification to companies that want to gain control over their Information Security Management System (ISMS).
ISO 27001 Certification is a globally recognized ISMS standard, adopted in over 165 countries and designed to help organizations safeguard information assets by implementing an ISMS.
ISO 27001 Certification is often compulsory for companies doing business internationally. ISMS Certification proves that a company’s ISMS meets industry standards and best practice requirements from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Companies that implement ISMS will receive ISMS Certification, awarded after successful completion of assessment.
How ISO 27001 Certification Works?
Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) is an information risk management framework that ensures the availability, confidentiality and integrity of your company’s information assets. ISMS provides a set of documented procedures for managing information security risks to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your company’s information assets. ISMS is a critical component of ISO 27001 Certification in Nigeria, ISMS Certification helps organizations ensure the availability, confidentiality and integrity of their company’s ISMS. ISMS Certification is typically required for companies to maintain ISO 27001 Compliance.
The ISMS concept has been defined by a number of standards including ISO 27001, ISO 27002 and ISO/IEC 27005. ISMS is an integral part of the larger information security framework which includes all the relevant aspects such as business continuity management ISO 22301. ISMS may be viewed as a subset of the information security management system (ISMS) defined in ISO/IEC 27001. ISMS is relevant to all types of organization and affects different functions such as IS, IT and IS procurement.
How to get ISO 27001 Certification in Nigeria
Integrated Assessment Services (IAS) is one of the leading accredited certification bodies in Nigeria. IAS offers ISO 27001 Certification to companies that want to gain control over their ISMS. ISMS Certification proves that a company’s ISMS meets industry standards and best practice requirements from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ISO/IEC 27001 Certification in Nigeria is awarded after successful completion of ISMS assessment.
Steps involved in obtaining ISO 27001 Certification in Nigeria
Step 1: ISMS Self-Evaluation
The ISMS Manager will complete a self-assessment of the ISMS against ISO/IEC 27001:2013 ISMS Requirements. ISMS Manager can use ISMS Questionnaire to conduct ISMS audit. ISMS questionnaire is a pre-defined set of questions designed to determine whether your ISMS meets ISMS requirements or not.
Step 2: ISMS Gap Analysis Report
After self-examination, the ISMS Manager will prepare an ISMS Gap Analysis report to determine ISMS capabilities gaps. ISMS Manager will use ISMS Gap Analysis Report template to complete ISMS assessment and determine ISMS capability gaps. ISMS Capability Gaps report is a detailed analysis of the ISMS capability gaps in relation with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 requirements.
Step 3: ISMS Training
After preparation of ISMS Gap Analysis report, ISMS Manager will arrange ISMS Training for ISMS Team. ISO 27001 ISMS certification training is designed for ISMS managers to implement company ISMS policies and procedures following the ISO/IEC 27001 standard. ISMS training provides detailed information about ISM best practices, ISO 27000 series standards and information security risk management ISMS. ISMS certificate is awarded after ISMS training completion.
Step 4: ISMS Documentation
After ISMS Team Training, ISMS Manager will provide ISMS Documentation to ISO 27001 certification body for review. The ISMS documentation template is an all-inclusive ISMS manual covering company policies and procedures related to the implementation of ISMS in compliance with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 ISMS requirements. ISMS Documentation is a technical documentation that specifies ISMS framework details for ISMS auditor certification body. ISMS Manual will be included with ISMS audit report in submission to International Accreditation bodies during ISO 27001 Certification in Nigeria process.
Step 5: ISMS Certification
After ISMS documentation review, ISMS Manager request ISMS certification from Integrated Assessment Services. ISMS certificate is awarded after compliance with ISMS requirements in the ISMS manual and successful ISMS assessment by ISMS auditor. ISMS Auditor will conduct on-site ISMS assessment to ensure that company’s ISMS meet ISO/IEC 27001 ISMS requirements. IAS’s auditor is trained ISMS assessor who will review ISMS documentation, perform ISMS site visits and interview ISMS Team members to determine ISMS compliance with ISO/IEC 27001 ISMS Requirements. ISMS assessment report includes detailed information about the company’s ISMS status in relation to ISO/IEC 27001 ISMS requirements. Integrated Assessment Services will review ISMS assessment report and award ISMS certificate if the company’s ISMS meets ISO/IEC 27001 ISMS Requirements.
Step 6: ISMS Post Certification
After ISMS certification, ISMS Manager will continue to update ISMS documentation as per ISO/IEC 27001 ISMS requirements. ISMS Manager will make ISMS policy and ISMS procedure updates after ISO/IEC 27001 ISMS certification to ensure that company’s ISMS continuously meets industry best practice ISO/IEC 27001 ISMS Requirements. IAS will conduct ISMS Surveillance Audit at random time intervals to continue awarding ISO 27001 ISMS Certification. ISMS Surveillance Audit ISMS assessment ensures that ISMS is working according to ISMS requirements in ISMS Manual, company policies and procedures are updated as required.
Integrated Assessment Services is authorized by UQAS for ISO 27001 certification in Nigeria. Contact us to get started with your ISO 27001 certification today.
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