What is ISO/IEC 27001?

ISO/IEC 27001 is an international standard for improving the cyber resilience of information systems.

Though ISO/IEC 27001 certification is optional, it’s highly recommended because it demonstrates an organization’s exemplary cybersecurity practices.

Key takeaways

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    Organizations that don’t wish to pursue ISO 27001 certification can still apply the framework to improve their security posture
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    ISO 27001 is industry agnostic, any business can improve its cybersecurity with the framework.
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    ISO/IEC 27001 compliance could assist with GDPR compliance.
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