What is the ISO 27001 (ISMS)?

The ISMS is a systematic approach which manages all vital business information and secures it from unauthorised access. The standard helps you in identifying threats to which your information system may be exposed and then guides you to take steps and put appropriate controls in place so as to mitigate the risks involved. Thus, you secure your confidential business data effectively.

With the ISMS in place you show your commitment to a global practice and prove to your suppliers, stakeholders, and customers that security is a paramount element for your business operations.

Sustainable Certification has the expertise needed to ensure every Australian business meets this standard, providing confidence and peace of mind to business partners and potential clients. Speak to us about certification under ISO 27001 and find out how we could help your business access a low-cost solution today.

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ISO 27001 Information Security Certificate

Today’s world is happening more and more often in the digital space. The most modern commodity is information. Regardless of the industry your business is involved in the commonality is the way your information is stored. And not just your business’ information but also the information of your clients. Safeguarding this information should be of the highest priority.

The international community recognises the importance of this and has put in place the ISO 27001 certification to help your business to achieve, and be recognised as understanding its importance, security of your digital information.

ISO 27001 is an international standard for information security management. Information is the lifeblood of most contemporary organisations. It provides intelligence, commercial advantage and future plans that drive success. Most organisations store these highly prized information assets electronically. Therefore, protection of these assets from either deliberate or accidental loss, compromise or destruction is increasingly important. ISO 27001 is a risk-based compliance framework designed to help organisations effectively manage information security.

Many industries and governments have recognised 27001 certification as the blue ribbon level of information security practices and have adopted ISO 27001 certification protocols as the de facto standard of competence. In fact, in some industries 27001 certification is even mandated and compulsory.

It is definitely recognised that ISO 27001 certification builds an international security standard structure that ensures safety and protection of digital information across borders and continents and fosters cross cultural confidence and trust.

Adoption of ISO 27001 provides real credibility that your business understands security and takes security seriously. Information protection, in a world that is more than ever information dense, is vital.

ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation) is the world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards. They recognised the importance of compliance to high standards in ensuring smooth business practices. ISO 27001 certification is an excellent way to let others know that your business prioritises safety of information standards.


The Process



We review your existing management systems in relation to requirements of the relevant standards for certification.


Stage 1 Audit

A review of your management system(s) documentation is undertaken as the first step in the certification process.


Certification Audit

The Certification Audit is conducted on site to verify that you have implemented the management system across your organisation.


Years 2 & 3: Certification Maintenance

We will conduct an annual Surveillance Audit to check the ongoing implementation of management systems across your organisation.

The Benefits

With the ISO 27001 standard, you can

Reduce risks: ISO 27001 identifies all risks to which your information may be exposed to and encourages you to minimize them.

Gain flexibility: The system applies control measures to either selected processes and areas of your business, or all of them, depending on your needs.

Enjoy increased trust: Since your vital data is protected, your stakeholders and customers trust your company more than ever before.

Guarantee: Strong business infrastructure inevitably translates into greater sustainability and progress. The shareholders feel confident about their investment and trust the officials to further their financial objectives.

Implement: The ISO 27001 certification ensures the company’s operations are benchmarked against industry leaders. This translates into higher compliance and control within the organization for augmented business benefits.

Respect & Reputation: Companies that have acquired the ISO 27001 certificate are considered as industry leaders. They are looked up to with respect and reverence, defining the plan of action for other companies.

Maintain a competitive advantage: The ISO 27001 certificate offers a competitive advantage to the company. Being considered as an industry leader,the certification can go a long way in attracting business and maximizing profits.