In the world, where the leading companies that lead the businesses are not safe then definitely the safety of every company cannot be guaranteed. But what can be done is to apply safety measures to make the networks from attacks and be vigilant against all cyber threats.
A latest security standard seems to be the best possible solution in this regard as it looks after the overall network of the firm without leaving any things susceptible.
Study about the implementation of the safety standard:-
A study was organized in the last year of about 250 IT professionals in the world who had implemented, implementing and were planning to implement the ISMS (international security management system) that complies with the ISO 27001.
The main cause for it:-
This report suggested that the main cause for the implementation of this safety standard for 69% of the professionals was the need of improved information safety. According to 56% they wanted a competitive advantage. 56% were in the favor of regulatory compliance.
According to Alan Carder:-
According to Alan Calder who founded the IT governance;
“Information safety teams need to emphasize more than ever the value and benefits that this standard brings to an organization’s information safety. Although justifying the return on investment (ROI) can be a challenging task for information safety teams, improved security posture, competitive advantage, client and stakeholder credibility, and legal and regulatory compliance are pertinent and convincing arguments for the board to support an ISO 27001 implementation project.”
Worth of this standard:-
A large number or respondents reported about the regular and random requests from the clients about the safety standard. This fact is enough to prove the worth of this standard and the role it plays in the customer and supply chain demands. It also assists businesses in seeking new opportunities
Adding more Alan Carder said that the ever growing attacks on businesses whether small or large have made this standard an integral part or requirement for contract.
Those organizations that are certified with this standard show the clients how they exercised the best and effective practices for the processes of information security and how the ever evolving threats were managed and warded off.
The above mentioned survey also showed that the companies that employed a permanent ISMS manager were 16%. The organizations that handed these responsibilities to the IT manager were 19%, 18% they were managed by the CISOs, CIO at 6%. 15% of the organizations gave the responsibilities to compliance or risk managers.