Did you know IT Governance led the world’s first ISO 27001 certification project?

Most of our clients will know that IT Governance is one of the world’s foremost ISO 27001 solution providers, but not many know that two of its directors led the world’s first successful implementation of BS 7799, the forerunner to what is now ISO/IEC 27001.

Since then, these two directors, Alan Calder (IT Governance’s founder and executive chairman) and Steve Watkins (also chair of the ISO/IEC 27001 User Group and an ISMS Technical Assessor for UKAS, the official UK accreditation body) have been active in developing the business into a global enterprise.

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Apart from co-writing the hugely popular IT Governance: An International Guide to Data Security and ISO27001/ISO27002, which is also the textbook for the Open University’s post-graduate information security course, Alan and Steve have also written numerous books and guides, and are active in the development of IT Governance’s range of information security toolkits, consultancy services and the risk assessment software vsRisk™.

Having helped over 400 companies to successfully implement ISO 27001 since the inception of the Standard, IT Governance has built up a strong global information/ cyber security presence, delivering pragmatic and cost-effective advice tailored to meet any organisation’s specific needs or budget.

Organisations that engage with an IT Governance consultant get to benefit from a unique nine-step ISO 27001 implementation methodology, and a fuss-free and transparent approach.

Thousands of companies have already used IT Governance’s wide range of products, tools, training courses and software to help them with their implementation projects.

Today, IT Governance Ltd encompasses various companies, including IT Governance Publishing (a publisher of books and toolkits) and Vigilant Software (developer of compliance software tools), in addition to offering a range of security and compliance consultancy services, PCI DSS consultancy and audits, penetration testing services, public training courses and staff awareness e-learning courses.

Small organisations benefit from our popular FastTrack consultancy service designed to help them reach ISO 27001 certification readiness in just three months.

IT Governance offers both flexible, cost-effective consultancy packages and a comprehensive range of bespoke ISO 27001 consultancy services that will help you implement an ISO 27001-compliant information security management system (ISMS) quickly and without the hassle, no matter where your business is located.

Take advantage of our expertise by getting in touch with a member of our consultancy team now. Call us on + 44 845 070 1750 or email us at servicecentre@itgovernance.co.uk .