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How to handle user access management in an ISO 27001 project through Conformio

Just like your need to implement access control to your sensitive information throughout the company, you also need to control access to the information related to your ISO 27001 project. In such a project, there are several people with different needs, lots of tasks and activities, and many types of information shared. It can easily become a mess, and information that should be kept only by a few people ends up becoming common knowledge, causing the system to be burdened…

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What features can you test in the Conformio ISO 27001 free trial?

Conformio is an ISO 27001 compliance software that can help you easily implement, operate, and manage an ISO 27001 Information Security Management System (ISMS). However, we understand that it is better to let you use it and feel how Conformio works rather than simply tell you about it. See in this article what you can test for free from the Conformio ISMS software, so you can make your buying decision based on what you can actually achieve with this solution….

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How to automate the creation of the Statement of Applicability

If you’re starting to implement ISO 27001, you’re probably looking for a way to make your job easier, and the best approach would be automating repeatable activities and the creation of reports. In this article, we’ll show you how the creation of the Statement of Applicability, one of the central documents of an ISMS compliant with ISO 27001, can be automated, based on information previously gathered during the start of the implementation, and how this is done on the Conformio…

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Characteristics of online tools for ISO 27001 security incidents

Unfortunately, security incidents cannot be avoided – no matter how hard you try, something will always happen that will damage your information. ISO 27001, a leading information security standard, requires you to record all the security incidents – but why is this needed, and what is the best way to do it? If you are looking for some helpful ISO 27001 incident managements tools, here is the answer. ISO 27001 requirements regarding security incidents ISO 27001 defines a security incident…

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How to manage your ISO 27001 implementation through project management tool

Managing an ISO 27001 project without any guidance is like putting together a big jigsaw puzzle with a thousand pieces, but without the big picture in front of you. You will waste a lot of time you usually don’t have, trying to find and fit the right pieces together and, as a fact – delays will happen. What you really need in this situation is a guide. Traditionally, you would hire a consultant to help you by paving the way…

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Collaboration in ISO 27001 implementation and maintenance – How to replace a bunch of emails

From the first email that was sent back in 1971 until the present time, emailing has become a standard part of our everyday activities. But, in the age of instant messaging, smart notifications, and cloud technology, organizations are starting to feel the constraints of email communication. Nearly half of our workday is spent on reading, searching, and writing emails, so naturally, productivity and collaboration suffer. How can we deal with that? In this article, we are exploring the capabilities of…

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What kind of ISO 27001 software will be the easiest for employees to use?

Let’s face it, picking the right tool for your organization usually comes down to price and available features. If the tool is cheaper and offers plenty of nice-looking features and reports, it is quickly promoted as the top choice. Unfortunately, organizations rarely consider the time and resources they should invest while setting up and implementing the ISO 27001 software tool, much less maintenance and upgrade costs. Sometimes, those hidden set-up, implementation, maintenance, and upgrade costs exceed expectations and can turn…

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How online software helps gain employee buy-in when implementing ISO 27001

Getting employee buy-in for implementing any management system can be difficult; in general, people don’t like change in their workplace. This quickly becomes apparent if you are trying to implement an Information Security Management System using ISO 27001:2013. So, if you want to successfully make changes in how your employees work, it helps to understand what can cause poor employee buy-in, and to consider tools that can make it easier. What are the issues that cause poor employee buy-in? Change…

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Enable confidentiality in handling ISO 27001 documentation

Managing ISO 27001 documentation in the cloud has been adopted by organizations looking for an efficient way to connect relevant people from different offices and help them address all the document management challenges an ISO 27001 project can set before them. One of those challenges relates to the confidentiality of the documents your team is working on. Working on ISO 27001 documentation requires a different level of access and permissions throughout the implementation project. Some documents might be available for…

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How to use a SaaS for managing ISO 27001 implementation activities

Managing an ISO 27001 project can be tricky. Nearly all ISO 27001 projects are under heavy limitation of resources and approved quite late, and therefore burdened by impossible deadlines. The project manager usually doesn’t understand the complexities of the project itself, so there is a steep learning curve before he can even start delivering results. On top of that, there is a huge amount of rules, documentation, tasks, and communication that must be handled throughout the project, which can be…

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