ISO/IEC Certifications

Certify your organization to ISO 27001, ISO 27017, ISO 27018, and ISO 27701 standards

Demonstrate the Maturity of Your Information Security Management System

As an accredited certification body, BARR can help you obtain an ISO 27001 certification to demonstrate your compliance and your commitment to keeping information secure. As an internationally recognized standard, obtaining an ISO certification can help you manage the security of your services, data, intellectual property or any information entrusted to you by a third party—and BARR experts will be there to simplify every step of the process.

BARR's ISO Services

Let us help you improve your Information Security Management System (ISMS) with the following:

ISO 27001

This is specifically focused on the ISMS following ISO 27002 control implementation guidance.

ISO 27017

This leverages ISO 27002 with an enhanced focus on cloud security.

ISO 27018

The international standards focused on protection of personal data in the cloud. This also leverages ISO 27002, but applies these controls and more to public cloud Personally Identifiable Information (PII).

ISO 27701

ISO 27701, also known as the Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) framework, is the data privacy extension of ISO 27001. It outlines controls and processes to manage data privacy and protect PII.

Our Proven Process

At BARR, we are committed to guiding you through every stage of your ISO 27001 certification from kickoff to final deliverable and everything in between.

  • About us
  • About you
  • Solutions
  • Proposal
ISMS Implementation and Internal Audit
  • Third-party assistance (optional)

ISO Stage 1
  • Discuss Stage 1 audit
  • Select dates to walk through required documents
  • BARR to review and confirm documentation requirements
Closing Meeting
  • Review findings
  • Discuss next steps
  • Review remediation steps for identified findings

ISO Stage 2
  • Discuss Stage 2 audit
  • Select dates to walk through clauses 4-10 and Annex A controls
  • Review documentation
  • Audit clauses 4-10 and Annex A controls
Closing Meeting
  • Review nonconformities
  • Discuss next steps
  • BARR to communicate certification decision
  • Develop and execute corrective action plan
  • BARR to validate nonconformity remediation

  • Draft report
  • Quality review
  • Issue report
Celebrate & Optimize
  • Debrief
  • Rate engagement
  • Improve security
  • Next steps (includes annual surveillance)

ISO Frequently Asked Questions

The time it takes to obtain ISO 27001 certification can vary depending on the size and complexity of the organization, its current level of information security maturity, and the resources allocated to the certification process. Generally, organizations can expect the certification process to take anywhere from several months to over a year.

Certification to ISO 27001 is a multi-step process, which includes two stages of the audit process. Learn more about what to expect during your ISO 27001 audit.

The initial ISO 27001 certification issued is valid for three years from the issuance date. At least annually, surveillance audits are conducted to help ensure your organization complies with ISO 27001.

As an internationally recognized standard for information security management systems, ISO 27001 offers numerous benefits to organizations. Obtaining certification for ISO 27001 gives organizations a systematic approach to managing sensitive company information, ensuring its confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Undergoing an ISO 27001 audit demonstrates an organization’s commitment to security best practices, enhancing trust among stakeholders and customers.

Why BARR for Certification to ISO standards

BARR specialists have deep experience in conducting ISO 27001 certification audits over information security management systems (ISMS
Trusted advisor to some of the fastest growing cloud service providers (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) in the country
Serving the most regulated industries including technology, financial services, healthcare and government
40% of BARR’s reports are delivered early
Competitive, fixed rates to accommodate growing enterprises
We put you and your business first, providing unparalleled communication and accessibility at all times

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