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Significance of Cybersecurity Certifications

Information, like other important business resources, brings added value to the organization and therefore it should be properly protected. However, in today’s technology-dependent world, the risk of data security breaches is increasing. One incident can destroy a company’s image, affect business continuity and income, and endanger the customer base.

Large organizations have long been the targets of regular attacks, but SMEs are equally at risk. This results in stricter regulation and high expectations of data security from stakeholders. The organization must demonstrate to customers, consumers, shareholders, authorities and society that the company’s information assets are confidential, intact and available to those who need them. That’s why more and more organizations are seeing the value of a structured approach to information security, such as ISO 27001 and GDPR certifications for managing the information security of control and management systems.

ISO 27001 – Information security management system certification

ISO 27001 is an international standard that defines the requirements of an information security management system. Most information security standards and models are based on the ISO 27001 standard. By implementing ISO 27001, you can apply rigorous information security methodologies, reducing risks and safeguarding against security breaches.

ISO 27001 Key Benefits

  • Identify information security risks and implement appropriate organizational controls with ISO 27001
  • Implement a comprehensive information security policy specific to your business context and stakeholder needs
  • Safeguard your reputation by protecting customer information and reducing the risk of information security breaches
  • Assure customers, regulatory bodies and stakeholders of your information security processes by certifying to ISO 27001 with Bureau Veritas

How can we help to improve your company’s cybersecurity?

Bureau Veritas can help you to certify against ISO 27001 standard. We offer certification services in all of the Nordic countries.

In Finland, FINAS has granted Bureau Veritas Certification accreditation to certify information security management systems against the ISO 27001 standard. ISO 27001 audits can be carried out by domestic auditors and a certification decision can be made at Bureau Veritas Certification’s Finnish unit.

Furthermore, one of the best ways for an organization to improve its security posture is by enhancing employees’ technical knowledge. Bureau Veritas can offer a broad range of training programs, with a dedicated focus on cybersecurity. You can find our upcoming trainings here: Bureau Veritas training

By Pekka Virta, Lead Auditor of Information Security Certifications, Bureau Veritas