ISO 27701 Advisory & Certification

ISO27701 is an international standard for privacy information management. It is an extension of ISO 27001 Information Security Management and ISO 27002 Security Controls. The standard works as a guide providing organizations framework on ways to manage personal information, and assists in achieving compliance with various international data privacy standards globally. Adhering to this standard is considered as following the industry best practice for data privacy. The standard outlines a detailed framework that can be used as a checklist to comply with various international data privacy regulations like the EU GDPR. The standard helps organizations maintain effective privacy and information security program that promotes data privacy, security and risk management. Holding an ISO27701 Certification demonstrates the organization’s focus and commitment towards data privacy and security that is aligned with the compliance requirements of various privacy laws.

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    Our Approach to ISO 27701 Advisory & Certification

    Initial study
    Initial study

    Conduct an initial study of business to understand your card processes, the environment and accordingly consolidate the scope.

    Scope Definition
    Scope Definition

    Understand your business operations, controls, and systems to define the scope (People, Process, and Technology) as applicable.

    Gap Analysis
    Gap Analysis

    Assess your organization vis-à-vis the ISO27701 standard to identify areas that need to be addressed.

    Awareness Training
    Awareness Training

    Conduct a brief Awareness Training program on ISO27701 for your organization.

    Asset Classification
    Asset Classification

    Identify your critical information assets and accordingly classify them for creating a separate Asset inventory.

    Risk Assessment
    Risk Assessment

    Conduct a comprehensive Risk Assessment to identify weak areas and loopholes that could impact the business-critical assets of your organization.

    Risk Treatment
    Risk Treatment

    Our experts rank the risks identified and accordingly help you strategize appropriate Risk Treatment measures.

    Documentation Support
    Documentation Support

    We help in creating documents of policies and procedures with inputs and validation acquired from your team.

    ISMS and Policy Rollout
    ISMS and Policy Rollout

    Our process and Tech team will work in collaboration with your team to help you in the ISMS and related policy rollouts.

    User Training
    User Training

    User Training program for all personnel covered in scope on their specific ISMS responsibilities. Training content shall be provided.

    Pre-Assessment
    Pre-Assessment

    After a reasonable gestation period, a separate team of experts conducts a Pre-assessment of your setup and measures implemented.

    Certification Support
    Certification Support

    Our team will provide you complete support and assistance in helping you achieve certification from external auditors (of your choice) for ISO27701.

    Continual support
    Continual support

    If required we can extend our continual support by offering you Managed Compliance Services to help your organization stay certified.

    ISO 27701 Advisory & Certification

    Why work with VISTA InfoSec?

    Vendor Neutral Company - We believe in being your true consulting / audit partner by not indulging in sales of hardware/software that might create bias.
    Strictly No Outsourcing - We value your trust in us so we do not outsource your critical assignments to another third party.
    Years of Experience – Your organization will benefit from our decade-long years of Industry experience and knowledge.
    Cloud-based portal - We provide a Cloud-based portal with two-factor authentication for reporting and progress tracking.
    Robust Security & Risk Management Solution – Our team provides a comprehensive solution, designed to meet your requirements.
    Reports detailing the analysis finding – We will provide you documents detailing the findings of the analysis and provide relevant recommendations for the same.
    End-to-end support – Our team will hand-hold you at every stage of the certification process including the ISMS documentation as may be required.
    Training videos and materials – We will provide you valuable training videos and materials for the ongoing training of your personnel.
    Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions on ISO 27701 Advisory & Certification

    Any organization dealing with personal data and is required to comply with data privacy laws should go for an ISO27701 Certification.

    An ISO27701 Audit cost for an average-sized company starts at $7500. Pricing for an ISO27701 Audit usually depends on several factors, including the Scope of Audit, Business Applications, Technology Platforms, Number of Locations, and other additional services.

    On average it takes 8-12 weeks to complete an ISO27701 Audit. However, the timeline also greatly depends on the time taken for implementing the remediation suggested in the gap analysis.

    You will receive ISO27701 Audit reports documenting the details of the effectiveness of the Organization’s system and controls. The report will detail information about how your client information is maintained securely with all necessary security and privacy controls in place.

    ISO27001 certification is only valid for 3 years. But, requires yearly compliance audits to be done.

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