STEP 1 – PREPARATION You’ll need to buy a copy of the standard from ISO – this includes all of the requirements you must adhere to – as part of the standard requirements. Your dedicated Assessor will get in touch to set the scene and get you thinking about how best to get prepared so you can complete certification in record time and start reaping the rewards.
ISO 27001 Certification Summary
- DEMONSTRATES COMMITMENT TO INFORMATION SECURITY
- SUITS ORGANISATIONS OF ALL SIZES AND SECTORS
- PROVEN TO HELP WIN AND RETAIN BUSINESS
As industry leaders, you can trust us to take you through the process in the best way possible, just like we do for thousands of clients each year. Our UKAS accreditation ensures quality throughout, many clients tell us this is a key reason why they choose us. So you know you’re getting a fair deal, our award-winning approach includes a Fixed Fee Guarantee and Price Match Promise. As champions of small businesses, we also spread the cost over interest-free staged payments – just another reason why 99% of our clients recommend us.
- Proving to clients you keep their information secure
- Achieving operational excellence
- Minimising risks to potential data security breaches
- Protecting your reputation
- Reducing errors and costs
- Increasing business profitability
- Engaging your staff
- Demonstrating credibility and trust
STEP 2 – FIRST ASSESSMENT There is no pressure for the first ‘Stage 1 Assessment’; you will be surprised what you already have in place prior to us visiting. Whilst we’re not permitted to provide consultancy – so that we maintain impartiality – the unique template toolkit we have developed makes certification achievable with no previous experience.
STEP 3 – SECOND ASSESSMENT When you are ready, your Assessor will visit you again for a ‘Stage 2 Assessment’, you’ll be told the result on the day. Once our compliance team have reviewed your report, we will confirm your certification. You will then be sent your certificate, alongside those all-important logos. Our marketing team is always on hand to help you spread the news about your success.
STEP 4 – ANNUAL ASSESSMENT ISO 27001 is so respected because of its requirement for continuous enhancement, this involves a commitment to being assessed every 12-months. We will contact you to arrange a quotation in plenty of time for you to decide. For those with current certification, we’re pleased to offer our Transfer Switching service.
WHAT WILL IT COST? The cost of certification is ultimately decided by factors such as the organisation’s size, its industry and the number of branch locations. Regardless of the organisation’s size, we will always quote a guaranteed Fixed Fee for certification, you will know all the costs upfront and there’s no hidden fees. We will never ask you to sign a long-term contract. Also, to smooth cash-flow, we provide a 3 interest-free payment structure.
WHAT’S INCLUDED? To enable you to immediately reap the rewards, we will provide you with a Letter of Commitment once you start the process. You will meet your Assessor who, together with your Account Manager, will be with you throughout the entire process. With our free toolkits and online training, our approach has allowed 1,000s to achieve hassle-free certification in just a few months.
Positive Images (UK) Ltd
- Existing procedures put to the test against ISO standards
- ISO 27001 process greatly enhances existing data security controls
- ISO certifications help to attract new clients and business
- Now meeting tender requirements as a direct result
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- Provides evidence of complying with the IT security elements of GDPR
- Allows for wider availability within public sector organisations
- Manages the risk of storing valuable digital information
"The entire certification journey to implement ISO 27001 was simple and easy to navigate. We were able to move seamlessly through each stage. Overall, implementing ISO 27001 has been a positive experience that has benefited our business."Read More Download
You don’t have to use a consultant to achieve certification. In fact, most of our clients don’t use one. But if you’d like to use a consultant, that’s ok too! If you need help in locating an ISO consultant we’d be happy to help, just give us a call on 0800 404 7007
Yes, and you don’t have to wait until renewal date, you can transfer at any time. Please be aware that you will be required to start the process from the beginning, ensuring you are meeting UKAS’ standards.
Providing that you have an annual surveillance audit, your certificate will last for 3 years from the start date. If you do not have an annual audit your certificate will not be valid.
No, but you’ll need a designated representative or co-ordinator who’ll take responsibility in your organisation.
Don’t worry. Our ongoing commitment to you is to make sure you don’t forget it! We’ll be keeping in touch with you to make sure that everything is going well after certification. Then we’ll be in touch 3 months before your audit is due to arrange a visit date.
We are allowed to provide:
- Generic templates from our extensive toolkit.
- Training – either in-house or on our regular courses. We have a list of available dates and venues throughout the UK right here.
- Advice and guidance from our Assessors throughout the entire process.
- A Gap Analysis service designed to show you what needs to be done to get you to become an ISO certified company.
This is dependent on the structure of the organisation. Sometimes you’ll only need to protect the aspect of your business which protects client data.
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