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    ISO/IEC 27701:2019
    Extension to ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27002 for privacy information management

    What is ISO/IEC 27701:2019?

    Why does an Organisation need ISO/IEC 27701:2019?

    What are the Benefits of Implementing ISO/IEC 27701:2019?

    How do I Implement ISO/IEC 27701:2019 in an Organisation?

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    What is ISO/IEC 27701:2019?

    ISO/IEC 27701:2019 is a privacy extension to the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management and ISO/IEC 27002:2013 Security Controls Standards. It provides guidance on the protection of privacy, including how organizations should manage personal information, and assists in demonstrating compliance with privacy regulations around the world.

    ISO/IEC 27701:2019 indicates the requirements and provides guidance for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and continually improving a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS). It specifies PIMS-related requirements and provides guidance for PII controllers and PII processors holding responsibility and accountability for PII processing.

    Why does an Organisation need ISO/IEC 27701:2019?

    This Standard is relevant to all types and sizes of organizations, including public and private companies, government entities, and not-for-profit organizations. It will provide guidance for organizations who are responsible for Personally Identifiable Information (PII) processing within an information security management system (ISMS). Organizations which fulfil with the requirements of the Standard will generate documented evidence of how they handle the dispensation of personal information. It will promote relationships with all interested parties.

    Where organizations fail to protect people’s personal information, that breach of trust is likely to have significant, long-term, negative reputational impacts. As such, the introduction of ISO/IEC 27701 seems very timely and necessary. This Standard builds on existing framework, provide a robust and relatively forthright way of developing an internationally recognized approach to managing personal data.

    What are the Benefits of Implementing ISO/IEC 27701:2019?

    • It will clarify roles and responsibilities,
    • Supports compliance with privacy regulations,
    • Provides transparency in interested parties,
    • Builds trust in managing any personal information kept,
    • Assist with effective business agreements,
    • Can be easily integrated with ISO/IEC 27001:2013
    • Strategic governance, and
    • Privacy compliance.

    How do I implement ISO/IEC 27701:2019 in an organisation?

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    Why Choose WWISE to assist your organisation?

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