ISO 27017 Certification Overview

About ISO 27017

ISO/IEC 27017 is a unique technology standard in that it provides requirements for the customer as well as the cloud service provider. IT Managers and other technical staff responsible for moving organizations to the cloud or expanding a cloud service engagement can reduce risks to their business by ensuring they understand their responsibilities and make more insightful decisions around their choice of providers.

Used with ISO/IEC 27001 series of standards, ISO/IEC 27017 provides enhanced controls for cloud service providers and cloud service customers. Unlike many other technology-related standards, ISO/IEC 27017 clarifies both party’s roles and responsibilities to help make cloud services as safe and secure as the rest of the data included in a certified information management system.

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ISO 27701 Certification Overview

About ISO 27701

ISO/IEC 27701 is a privacy extension to ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management and ISO/IEC 27002 Security Controls. An international management system standard, it provides guidance on the protection of privacy, including how organizations should manage personal information, and assists in demonstrating compliance with privacy regulations around the world.

ISO/IEC 27701 is applicable to all types and sizes of organizations, including public and private companies, government entities and not-for-profit organizations. It provides guidance for organizations who are responsible for PII processing within an information security management system (ISMS), specifically PII controllers (including those who are joint PII controllers) and PII processors.

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ISO 27001 Certification Overview

About ISO 27001

ISO/IEC 27001 provides a model for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining, and improving an Information Security Management System (ISMS). The design and implementation of the ISMS is driven by the organization’s needs and objectives, security requirements, processes employed and its size and structure. The ISMS and its supporting systems are expected to change over time, and it is expected that the implementation will be scaled in accordance with the needs of the organization. E.g. a simple situation requires a simple ISMS solution.

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