Schools and universities rely heavily on the availability of e-learning content, authoring tools and learning management systems. At the same time, commercial and non-profit organizations are using e-learning as a way of keeping the knowledge of their workers up-to-date.
The protection of sensitive data, such as student records and grades, impose strict requirements to providers of e-learning technology.
Advantages of ISO 27001 certification
If you are a provider of such services, achieving external certification will provide certainty to your clients that information security is on top of mind in all processes of the organization. Not only in the design and development of services and products, but also the hiring and screening of employees that perform these services.
In the last decade, ISO 27001 has developed itself into a globally recognized baseline for information security. Compliance is often requested during (government) tenders and procurement. Advertising your organization has achieved ISO 27001 certification has also proven to be a commercial advantage.
Advantages of Instant 27001
Implementing ISO 27001, or any of the above mentioned standards, can seem a daunting task at first. The ISO documentation is designed to be generic and does not provide guidelines or samples.
As a result, it is tempting to resort to commercially available template sets. Most of these kits are designed to be applicable to all kinds of organizations, verticals and regions and as a result, contain too much bloat.
Instant 27001 is developed as a lean and mean approach towards ISO 27001. The supplied sample content is written with IT service providers in mind, so it requires very little imagination to make the necessary modifications (if at all necessary).
E-learning organizations Instant 27001 has helped include: