The ISO 27001 roadmap will help you understand what an Information Security Management System is and guide you, step by step, from preparation through certification.

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Have no fear – our roadmap will guide you, step by step, through the entire certification process.

Becoming certified is a process made up of things you already know – and things you may already be doing!

STEP 1: CONTEXT

Overall Goal:

Outline the business drivers, stakeholders, requirements, interfaces and dependencies for the scope of the information security program.

Deliverables:

  • Information Security Context Assessment

  • Information Security Scope Statement

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STEP 2: LEADERSHIP

Overall Goal:

Establish leadership commitment, vision, roles and responsibilities for information security management.

Deliverables:

  • Information Security Management Charter

  • Information Security Policy

  • Information Security RACI Chart

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STEP 3: PLANNING

Overall Goal:

Document the risk management process, risk assessment results, risk treatment decisions, selection of controls, objectives and treatment plans.

Deliverables:

  • Information Security Risk Management Process

  • Information Security Risk Assessment and Treatment Spreadsheets

  • Information Security Controls Gap Assessment

  • Preliminary Statement of Applicability

  • Information Security Management Plan

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STEP 4: SUPPORT

Overall Goal:

Document the resources, competencies, awareness, communication and document management needed to support the information security management plan.

Deliverables:

  • ISMS Budget Review

  • ISMS Competencies Assessment

  • ISMS Awareness Review

  • ISMS Communication Plan

  • ISMS Document Management Standard

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STEP 5: OPERATION

Overall Goal:

Document operational planning as well as control of planned changes, information security risk assessment and risk treatment.

Deliverables:

  • ISMS Manual

  • Information Security Policies

  • Updated Information Security Plan

  • Updated Information Security Risk Assessment and Treatment Spreadsheets

  • Final Statement of Applicability

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STEP 6: PERFORMANCE

Overall Goal:

Document monitoring, measurement, analysis, evaluation, internal audit and management review of the implemented information security program.

Deliverables:

  • Information Security Metrics

  • Internal Audit Program

  • Internal Audit Agenda

  • Internal Audit Report

  • Information Security Management Review Agenda & Meeting Minutes

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STEP 7: IMPROVEMENT

Overall Goal:

Document corrective actions for nonconformities and continual improvements for the adequacy and effectiveness of the information security program.

Deliverables:

  • Corrective Action Plan(s)

  • Continual Improvement Plan(s)

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CERTIFICATION

Overall Goal:

Prepare recommendations for people and documentation to be available for the certification audits.

Deliverables:

  • Recommendations for Certification Audit Preparation

  • Corrective Action Plans for Certification Audit Findings

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