It is tough to manage personal data in compliance with the evolving regulatory landscape, but it cannot be disregarded. In this day and age, when businesses and personal data are increasingly globalised, regulations exist all over the world to safeguard these rights, and an organisation should be able to show evidence of how it handles the processing of personal data by adopting suitable privacy measures.
The international standard for privacy and information management is ISO/IEC 27701. It is a supplement to ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27002 (Information Security Management). PIMS ISO 27001 also follows suit.
If ISO-27001 is the standard to use while putting in place an information security management system. ISO-27701 aspires to be the standard for building a PIMS (Privacy Information Management System). This is what an ISO 27701 certification aims to validate.
ISO/IEC 27701:2019 outlines the standard and provides suggestions for building a Personal Information Management System (PIMS) within the context of your organisation, as an extension to ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27002 for privacy management. Thus, this ISO 27701 Certification holds value and one can understand why the PIMS Certification services have seen a manifold growth in demand.
By completing our four-day training, you will understand how to apply the principles of ISO/IEC 27701:2019 and analyse the effectiveness of your organization’s PIMS controls. It will assist you in understanding how ISO/IEC 27701 implementation provides the foundation for an effective PIMS and provides recommendations for Personally Identifiable Information (PII) controllers and/or processors processing PII.
There are multiple benefits of ISO 27701 Certification for your organization:
- Assisting with compliance with privacy rules such as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) and local privacy laws and regulations such as India’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA).
- Giving stakeholders and customers confidence that you are adhering to the highest standards in handling PII privacy threats.
- Clearing roles and responsibilities – for PII controllers and PII processors who are accountable and responsible for PII processing.
- Reducing the risks of significant process disruptions and financial damages associated with a breach.