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ISO 27001 Consultancy

Bridewell provides a full set of services across the entire ISO 27001 standard. These range from assessment, implementation, certification and ongoing management of the cyber security controls and certification. 

Service Summary

Bridewell are industry experts in implementing ISO 27001 on a national and international scale, whilst also providing an additional full set of cyber security services across the entire ISO 27001 standard. Bridewell delivers services across the entire ISO 27001 lifecycle, ranging from assessment, implementation, certification and ongoing management of the cyber security controls and certification. 

Our methodologies and cyber security experts are underpinned by a flexible commercial approach, which provides cost certainty and our commitment to guaranteed certification. This is validated by our 100% successful certification pass rate - all of our customers to date have passed every time, the first time. We focus on ensuring that ISO 27001 and its controls become a business enabler, providing real cyber security value and ultimately helping manage risk. 

  • Guaranteed Certification - Bridewell’s clients to date have a 100% pass rate for certification across Stage 1 and Stage 2 audits. 

  • Deep Technical Expertise - Bridewell has deep technical expertise across standard IT infrastructure, public and private cloud and Operational Technology (OT) which enables us to effectively implement the required security requirements of ISO 27001 in a way that aligns with the way in which your organisation works.  

  • Extensive Experience Across Sectors - Our approach is underpinned by deep technical expertise across a vast array of technology and industry sectors. 

  • A Strategic, Business Driven Approach - Bridewell is capable of delivering ISO 27001 using a variety of approaches and tooling and will align our strategy with your organisation’s business context. 

 

Key Challenges Addressed

Implementing and achieving ISO 27001 certification requires that all relevant controls are effectively applied, covering the entire scope that has been determined and taking into account an organisation’s operating context, technical environment, business strategy and objectives. For modern organisations, this can include applying security controls across various technical environments such as multiple private clouds, hybrid cloud, DevOps environments and operational technology, which is where Bridewell’s vast expertise in these areas truly enables our clients to deliver effectively. 
 
Being a fully end-to-end provider of cyber security services with deep technical capability, Bridewell can design, implement and manage some of the major controls of ISO 27001 such as 24x7 Managed Detection and Response, operating as an extension of our clients' cyber security team. This helps overcome many of the challenges associated with employee hiring, skill development, management, and retention and is also backed up by our 100% success rate and guaranteed certification commitment.   

Once certification is achieved, organisations may experience additional challenges in maintaining the processes, technical controls and governance put in place, all of which are mandatory to improve cyber security posture and maintain ISO 27001 certification.  Bridewell offers a flexible, tailored service that can be developed to complement existing capabilities and future strategies, enabling you to leverage all of Bridewell’s cyber security capabilities and easily maintain certification moving forward. 

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Key Benefits

Here are just some of the benefits of trusting Bridewell for ISO 27001: 

Guaranteed Certification

We commit contractually to ensuring our clients achieves ISO 27001 certification, which provides your organisation with an outcome-driven approach, cost certainty and positive Return on Investment (RoI).

Access a Vast Cyber Capability

Bridewell has a vast set of capabilities ranging from Consultancy, Penetration Testing and 24x7 Incident Response.  When you engage with us on your ISO 27001 journey, you will be able to instantly tap into a vast cyber security capability as and when required.   This makes the implementation, management and ongoing improvement of ISO 27001 certification much easier. 

Business Focus

Although ISO 27001 is focused around implementing cyber security controls, we pride ourselves on establishing trusted, strategic relationships with our clients and aim to understand your organsiation and ensure what we are delivering is supporting the wider strategy and business goals.

Realise Additional Value

Our consultants will work with you to integrate ISO 27001 into your business, which can help increase cyber resilience over time. 

How it Works

 

Bridewell’s methodology for ISO 27001 has been developed through years of practical experience in the implementation and management of the standard across various industries, technical environments and organisations of different sizes.  

Bridewell’s approach initially seeks to understand your organisational context, the drivers for certification, technology landscape and breaks down the complex aspects of the standard into a clear and concise six phase delivery model, making the process as simple as possible for our clients. The six phases cover everything required to achieve ISO 27001 certification, ranging from scoping, gap analysis through to full certification and ongoing management requirements.  Each phase can be broken out into individual projects, which can be helpful if you have not fully decided to pursue the full certification.   

There are many ways in which ISO 27001 can be delivered, Bridewell aims to focus on ensuring that the standard is integrated into the way your organisation works, is effective, lean and where possible leveraging automation that is natively built within the systems you use.  We also have our own systems that can support various aspects of the standard should that be required.  Bridewell has implemented ISO 27001 in systems from specific security vendor products through to systems such as SharePoint, JIRA and Confluence. For all our clients, we ensure that ISO 27001 certification embeds cyber and information security into the business effectively. We take a business-context driven approach to delivery, that aligns the process to the strategic goals of your organisation. 


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Why Bridewell?

As one of the UK's largest independent cyber security service providers, we're trusted by some of the most highly regulated organisations to protect their data, reputation and business. With our industry-leading certifications and our customer-centric approach, we're optimally positioned to provide end-to-end cyber security services tailored to your business' individual needs.

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FAQs

Here are some commonly asked questions about ISO 27001. If you’d like to learn more speak to one of our team. 

ISO 27001 is an international standard that provides a framework for an information security management system (ISMS). The standard is designed to help organisations implement processes and controls to manage information security risk, which ensures the right governance is in place in relation to cyber and information security.  

ISO 27001 can also help your business attract new customers, as this is often seen as a prerequisite to work with many organisations.  Having ISO 27001 can also provide assurance to your clients that you have taken measures to manage cyber and information security risk, in addition to helping meet legal obligations regarding the protection of personal data.   

To become certified to ISO 27001, an organisation must implement the main clauses of the standard, which focus on identifying the scope of the certification, objectives, risk assessment and a process to govern cyber and information security.  Following a risk assessment, controls to mitigate identified risks should be applied. Annex A of ISO 27001 provides a comprehensive set of controls, which include the development and implementation of policy, procedure and technical controls.  

These controls must be implemented and managed on an ongoing basis.  The certification process requires engaging a Certification Body (CB) and typically one who is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) is recommended.  This will involve a two-stage audit, the first stage focused on documentation and the second focused on the effectiveness of the controls implemented. 

Yes. Bridewell has implemented many cyber and information security programmes into standard Microsoft applications, leveraging some of the modern cloud-based services such as Teams for collaboration across different stakeholders, Planner to develop Kanban-style tasks that are required over an annual period and SharePoint for hosting company policies, procedures, standards and other supporting material. 

Yes. Bridewell’s ISO 27001 consultancy service has helped organisations build many policies, procedures and processes into Confluence and Jira.  We build an Information Security Management (ISMS) in this manner for clients who utilise Jira and Confluence as part of their wider business/IT operations to ensure that the ISMS integrates into the way the business works and is familiar with. We’ve built supporting projects for Cyber Risk, Audit Trackers, and Vulnerability Management, along with associated dashboards for management and reporting. 

Bridewell leverage Azure DevOps heavily for our cloud-based security operations and associated managed services but we have also developed ISMS implementations and management leveraging Azure DevOps to develop Epic’s, use case and work items to build out operational security management activities that can be planned and assigned to team members.

Being able to organize ISMS activities into sprints and have associated dashboards to visualize planned work, enables our clients to have visibility of workloads and ensure key activities do not get missed. We leverage the Wiki function within Azure DevOps projects to provide dynamic policies, procedures and work instructions to support agile organisations that are familiar with the platform. 

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