ISO 27001 Certification: What It Is and Why It Matters

When a company becomes ISO 27001 certified, they demonstrate their commitment to quality and excellence while adhering to the strictest security standards in the world. In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of ISO certification and the benefits it offers businesses. We will also take a look at Lane’s journey to becoming ISO 27001 accredited and what that means for our valued customer base.

What Is ISO 27001 & Why Is It So Important for Organizations?

ISO 27001 certification is an internationally recognized security standard that provides a framework for managing information risks, safeguarding information assets while facilitating easier processes to manage, measure, and improve. As a framework of policies and procedures that include all legal, physical, and technical controls involved in an organization’s risk management process, ISO 27001 provides a holistic approach to security. The term “ISO” stands for International Organization of Standardization, and is responsible for creating, setting, and promoting information security standards. To date, ISO 27001 has published more than 22,600 standards and related documents and continues to do so.

So, how does becoming accredited for ISO 27001 contribute to better business practices? To start, ISO 27001 is the only auditable international standard that delineates the requirements of an information security management system (ISMS). ISMS refers to a set of policies, procedures, processes and systems that manage information security risks including cyber attacks, hacks, data leaks, or theft. Lane’s ISMS is proudly ISO 27001 certified, with our integrated messaging system, Passport, delivering the benefits associated with this comprehensive framework. These benefits include:

  • Secure exchange of information
  • Establishing a centrally managed framework
  • Immediate response to evolving security threats
  • Protects confidentiality, availability, and integrity of data

Lane’s Journey to Becoming ISO 27001 Certified

ISO 27001 is one of the fastest-growing information management standards in the world, with the amount of certifications growing at an annual rate of 20%. Clearly, many organizations are conscious of the impact this certification can have on management standards, best practices, and improvement strategies. This is due to the number of advantages that being ISO certified can offer a business’s customer base – such as a quality guarantee at an international level, better quality of services and products that reflect ISO standards, as well as heightened recognition and confidence in your organization amongst your customer base.

Being ISO 27001 certified, Lane has met the rigorous requirements set out by this framework. Our digital faxing and integrated messaging solutions are delivered with the utmost confidence that our customers’ data integrity is never compromised. The ISO certification not only benefits our organization, but also allows Lane to continually improve and update our processes for a better digital faxing experience for our customers. In maintaining our eligibility for this certification, Lane undergoes periodic audits to establish that we are continuing to meet the stringent requirements set forth by ISO. In doing so, we are able to provide the highest quality digital faxing services that our customers have come to expect.

Lane: ISO 27001 Certified & Ready to Deliver Quality Digital Faxing

Achieving ISO certification is no small undertaking, and Lane is proud to have met the demands of this comprehensive framework. As a result of our ISO 27001 certification, customers can be confident in the quality of our integrated messaging system and digital faxing technology. Contact Lane today to learn more about how we can help you streamline your business communications with our ISO certified digital faxing services.

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