ISO/IEC Certifications

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

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Demonstrate the Maturity of Your ISMS

ISO 27001 is an internationally accepted standard for helping your organization manage the security of your services, data, intellectual property or any information entrusted to you by a third party. Obtaining a certification to ISO standards is a valuable way to differentiate your organization as it demonstrates your compliance with industry standards and your commitment to keeping information secure.

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

BARR's ISO Services

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)

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

ISO Resources



Everything You Need to Know About ISO 27701

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What to Expect During Your Audit—HITRUST, SOC 1 & 2, and ISO 27001

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