ISO 27001: Our commitment to security

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What it means to gain the ISO 27001 certification

1. Proactive approach to security

ISO 27001-certified organisations must demonstrate a proactive approach to securing data and information systems. At Netier, we follow a systematic approach that equips us to identify, assess, and address potential risks before they arise.

2. Alignment with regulatory compliance

Adhering to industry-specific regulations is non-negotiable for our clients. ISO 27001 aligns our security practices with international standards. Our clients also must align with frameworks such as the Essential Eight or Defence Industry Security Program (DISP). ISO 27001 takes a risk-based approach to security compliance which complements control-driven security standards such as the Essential Eight, NIST and PCI-DSS.

3. Credibility and dedication to security

Trust is perhaps our greatest currency as a Technology Services Provider. Achieving ISO 27001 certification is a testament to our dedication to information security. It is a powerful differentiator, setting us apart from competitors and reassuring our clients that their data is safe.

The tangible benefits to our customers

1. Data protection

Clients entrust us with their most sensitive information, and we take on the duty of preventing potential breaches. ISO 27001 demonstrates that we have comprehensive policies and procedures to protect client data from unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

2. Operational resilience

A security breach not only creates financial and reputational damages but also impacts operations. ISO 27001 signifies that we have built a resilient information security management system, ensuring that we continue to provide uninterrupted services to our clients even in the face of unforeseen challenges.

3. Cost savings through risk management

In FY2023, Australian small businesses lost $46,000 on average to cyber breaches. By systematically identifying and addressing potential security risks, we mitigate the likelihood of a breach and its associated costs. This proactive approach safeguards our clients’ interests and contributes to cost savings in the long run.https://www.cyber.gov.au/about-us/reports-and-statistics/asd-cyber-threat-report-july-2022-june-2023

4. Transparent communication

ISO 27001 emphasises clear and transparent communication around information security. From our policies and procedures to our incident response plans, we ensure that our clients are well informed about the measures we have in place to protect their data. This transparency fosters a sense of partnership and trust, assuring clients that their concerns are not only heard but actively addressed.

5. Vendor management assurance

Our clients often work with several vendors and service providers. ISO 27001 certification does not just benefit us; its advantages extend to our clients’ ecosystems. Our adherence to international information security standards assures our clients that we have systems to minimise the risks associated with third-party vulnerabilities.

The bottom line

For us at Netier, ISO 27001 is not just a certification; it’s a commitment to excellence in information security. It reflects our ongoing dedication to handling your data securely and responsibly. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about our security practices.

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