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This webinar presented by SGS provides an overview of information security concepts for data protection “confidentiality – integrity – availability” and how evolving technology creates more vulnerabilities for companies and its customers.


Oct 17, 2018, 12:00


Oct 17, 2018, 13:00



An Information Security Management System (ISMS) is a systematic approach to managing sensitive company information so that it remains secure. It includes people, processes and IT systems by applying a risk management process. These policies and procedures help mitigate risks such as cyber hacks and information theft. Using the best information security practices, this standard can be applied to all sized companies in any industry to keep information assets secure. Implementing an ISMS brings on many business benefits. It reduces security breach investigation time and increases protection of information assets. By following this international standard, companies increase their information security awareness and increases confidence with customers and other interested parties.


The objective of this webinar (45-minute presentation / 15-minute Q&A) is to demonstrate how can you protect and safeguard your valuable and sensitive data from unauthorized elements and cyber-attacks by implementing ISO 27001. To provide organizations with industry recognized practices and structured management system strategies/ approach of plan-do-check-act aimed at securing commercially sensitive information asset and your organization’s market reputation.


• Requirements of ISO 27001 Information Security Management System (ISMS)
• How to adapt and respond to dynamic security threats and vulnerabilities
• Benefits of ISMS
• Information security risks and opportunities
• Potential consequences and how to mitigate them
• Conclusion
• Q&A


Why do we need to secure our information assets and data? What are the drivers for implementing information security management system -  economical impacts, improved profile and credibility; competitive advantage in the market place; reduced threat from the “security image” of competitors; valuable input from third-party auditors; employee pride and motivation; reduced risk of non-tariff barriers; meeting present or future anticipated demands of customers; potentially lower levels of regulatory reporting.

A recent survey found that organizations with compliant security policies & internal education program experience 1/3 less data breaches. If an organization experiences a data breach, it can take them months, or even years, to recover. Some companies fail to recover at all. The security of information systems and business-critical information needs constant managing to ensure your operational continuity and data protection. ISO 27001 Information Security Management Systems certification allows you to stand out from the competition through strong information security measurement. Meets regulatory obligations, regarding requirements for GDPR Article 32 Technical & Organizational measures. Demonstrate the integrity of data and systems, by assessing risks & minimizing the impact(s). Transforms an organization's culture internally & externally, reducing risk of fraud, data loss & disclosure. Opens new business opportunities with security conscious customers, which require their suppliers to hold ISO 27001 certification. Improves employee ethics; Strengthens the notions of confidentiality, integrity & availability.


Viq Mohammed - SGS Product Manager–Energy & Information Security

Oscar Tejada - SGS Management Systems Lead Auditor


Language: English
Cost: No Charge 



Wednesday, October 17,  2018

2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (New York)
1:00 pm GMT Summer Time (London)
12:00 pm Europe Summer Time (Paris)
11:00 am Pacific Daylight Time (San Francisco) 

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