The ISO standards are a set of procedures or measures for quality and performance management for companies and organizations, established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
These can be applied to any type of activity oriented to the production of goods or services. The regulations range from the minimum content, such as internal guidelines, to specific implementation tools, such as audit systems.
ISO specifies the way in which an organization evaluates its quality standards, delivery times and service categories. There are more than 20 elements in the standards of these ISO standards that are related to the way in which the systems are developed.
Training for companies in terms of customer focus, leadership, staff inclusion, the vision of the processes, continuous improvement of the system for the general management of the organization, facilitation in decision-making and beneficial inter-company relations, are the principles that inculcate these regulations in the performance of companies.
The use of ISO standards offers powerful corporate and marketing tools to organizations of any size and whatever their area is. They can be used to adapt their performance in a timely manner and manage threats, internal or external, while working more effectively and with more accessible methods. They allow demonstrating the quality of what is offered to the client portfolio and guarantee techniques to integrate the best procedures inside and outside the organization.
Besides, the protection of information within the company is considered a crucial requirement to promote and protect the company that takes advantage of the use of the tools provided by ISO standards. The management of ISO / IEC 27001, Information Security, offers the peace of mind to grow, renew and extend your customer platform, with the certainty that all your confidential information will be safe.
The Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) are the most convenient means of reducing computer threats, by ensuring that assets and their commitments are identified and appreciated, the impact that the organization can suffer and are adopted. the most efficient controls and procedures and in accordance with the business strategies.
Something as powerful as information is, must be carefully guarded. With the intention of protecting and ensuring the growth of a company in all its senses, as well as in its innovation, prestigious clientele and future projects.
Next, the benefits of ISO standards regarding the preservation of confidential information:
- Identification of risks and establishment of controls to manage, avoid and / or eliminate them.
- Guaranteed confidentiality, verifying that only those who are authorized to access the information can do so.
- Practicality to adapt the systems to all areas of the company or only to some specifically selected.
- Ensure that all interested parties trust in the protection of data.
- Strongly protects the reputation of the organization.
- Reduce expenses by reducing incidents avoided thanks to the confidentiality of information.
- Demonstrate credibility and trust before clients and partners.
- Diminishes possible legal or security infractions of the company and its personnel.
Digital information is a valuable factor for both small and large companies, and ISO / IEC 27001 offers the same advantages to organizations of any size. The management of Information Security offers small and medium-sized companies the confidence to meet expectations, from legal requirements to new business opportunities. And to the big ones, it offers innovation and security in terms of information protection.
In addition to Information Security Management, QSI America works in the fields of Quality Management, Environmental Management, Food Safety Management, Energy Management, Occupational Health Management and Safety; and Social Responsibility Management. They also provide inspection and certification services for products, processes and services for specialized sectors, such as food, construction, vehicles and others.
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