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Go it alone

Because you have to create each document yourself, and try to figure out every step yourself, this is definitely the most labor- and time-intensive method. Lots of organizations try this first, but only a very few actually manage to become certified. Oftentimes, after several months (or even years) have gone by, these organizations find that they wasted countless hours and large sums of money without any results.

 

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Bring in a consultant

It’s true that a consultant can lead you through the whole process, but after that comes a huge bill. But, if money isn’t a concern and you want to go this route, be sure and use our ISO 27001 / ISO 22301 consultant checklist to fully vet the consultant you select (consultants’ knowledge and experience can vary greatly).

 

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Do it yourself with professional guidance

Do it yourself with professional guidance – This is the way 27001Academy does things. We give you everything you need: documentation templates, professional advice, online tutorials, and expert guidance. This way, you can get your ISO 27001 and/or ISO 22301 certification.

 

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Examine Your Options

In this step, you’ll look at each of your implementation choices. You basically have three ways for your business to become certified in ISO 27001 or ISO 22301:

  • Go it alone – Because you have to create each document yourself, and try to figure out every step yourself, this is definitely the most labor- and time-intensive method. Lots of organizations try this first, but only a very few actually manage to become certified. Oftentimes, after several months (or even years) have gone by, these organizations find that they wasted countless hours and large sums of money without any results.
  • Bring in a consultant – It’s true that a consultant can lead you through the whole process, but after that comes a huge bill. But, if money isn’t a concern and you want to go this route, be sure and use our ISO 27001 / ISO 22301 consultant checklist to fully vet the consultant you select(consultants’ knowledge and experience can vary greatly).
  • Do it yourself with professional guidance – This is the way 27001Academy does things. We give you everything you need: documentation templates, professional advice, online tutorials, and expert guidance. This way, you can get your ISO 27001 and/or ISO 22301 certification without a consultant.

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We have ISO 27001 & ISO 22301 consultants ready to talk to you about where your organization is and what actions to take next. We know how complicated things can get, and we’re here to provide guidance you can rely on.

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