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ISO/IEC 27001:2022

Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection — Information security management systems — Requirements

In today's digital age, information security is paramount to the success of any business. ISO 27001 is one of the most popular international standards for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS). It provides a framework for organizations to manage and protect their sensitive information assets from threats such as cyber-attacks, data breaches, and theft.

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Understanding ISO 27001

The Importance of Information Security

In today's digital world, information is a valuable asset that needs to be protected. Organizations hold a vast amount of sensitive data, including financial records, customer details, and intellectual property. Hence, it is essential to have a robust information security management system (ISMS) to safeguard against cyber-attacks, data breaches, and other security incidents.

The Basics of ISO 27001

ISO 27001 is an international standard that provides a framework for implementing and maintaining an ISMS. This standard outlines a systematic approach to managing and protecting sensitive information through risk assessment, implementation of security controls, and continuous improvement.

Key Components of ISO 27001

The essential components of ISO 27001 include policy and objectives, risk assessment and management, security controls, internal audit, and management review. It is crucial to have a holistic and systematic approach to information security management, ensuring that all aspects of the organization are covered.

Why is ISO 27001 Important for Your Business?


Protecting Your Business From Cyber Threats

The implementation of ISO 27001 helps protect your business from cyber threats and data breaches that can lead to significant financial losses, reputational damage, and legal consequences. Having an ISMS in place ensures that sensitive information is managed and protected appropriately.

Compliance With Data Protection Regulations

ISO 27001 compliance ensures that your organization complies with data protection regulations such as GDPR, HIPAA, and CCPA. This compliance helps to avoid costly fines, penalties, and legal actions resulting from non-compliance.

Building Trust With Customers and Stakeholders

Implementing ISO 27001 helps build trust with customers and other stakeholders who entrust your organization with sensitive data. Certification to this standard demonstrates that your organization takes information security seriously and has implemented appropriate measures to protect sensitive information.

How to Implement ISO 27001: A Step-by-Step Guide

Scoping the Implementation Project

The first step in implementing ISO 27001 is to define the objectives and scope of the implementation project. This involves identifying the assets that need protection, the people involved, and the boundaries of the ISMS.

Risk Assessment and Management

The second step is to conduct a risk assessment to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities. This involves assessing the likelihood and impact of each risk and defining appropriate controls to mitigate the risks.

Implementing Security Controls

The third step involves implementing security controls to mitigate identified risks. These controls can include technical measures such as firewalls and encryption, as well as organizational and administrative measures such as policies and procedures.

Internal Auditing and Management Review

The final step involves conducting periodic internal audits to ensure that the ISMS is functioning effectively and efficiently. Management review provides a strategic overview of the ISMS and ensures that it aligns with the organization's objectives.

ISO 27001 Certification: What You Need to Know

The Certification Process

The certification process involves a third-party audit to ensure that your organization's ISMS meets the requirements of ISO 27001. The certification body will review your organization's policies, procedures, and controls to determine compliance.

Choosing a Certification Body

Choosing the right certification body is critical. The certification body's reputation, experience, and expertise play a significant role in the certification process. It is crucial to select a certification body that has a solid track record and is accredited by a recognized accreditation body.

Preparing for the Certification Audit

Preparation is key to a successful certification audit. Before the audit, it is recommended to conduct a pre-audit to identify any gaps in the ISMS and implement corrective actions. Communication and collaboration with the certification body are also essential to ensure a smooth certification process.

Common Misconceptions About ISO 27001

Myth: ISO 27001 is Only for Large Corporations

Contrary to popular belief, ISO 27001 is not only for large corporations. Small and medium-sized businesses can also benefit from implementing the standard to improve their information security management. In fact, ISO 27001 is particularly useful for smaller organizations that lack the resources to have an in-house information security team. The standard provides a clear framework for managing information security risks and can be customized to fit the needs of any organization.

Myth: ISO 27001 is Too Expensive to Implement

While implementing ISO 27001 does require an investment of time and resources, it is not necessarily expensive. The cost of implementing the standard can vary depending on the size and complexity of the organization, but the benefits of improving information security management can outweigh the costs. In addition, ISO 27001 can help organizations identify cost-saving opportunities by streamlining their information security processes and reducing the likelihood of costly security incidents.

Myth: ISO 27001 is a One-Time Project

ISO 27001 is not a one-time project, but rather a continuous process of improving information security management. Organizations need to regularly review and update their information security policies, procedures, and controls to ensure they remain effective and relevant. Implementing ISO 27001 is only the first step in a journey towards continual improvement and maintaining compliance with the standard.

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Workshop Structure

  • 1st Session: 3rd week of October
  • 2nd Session: 4th week of October
  • 3rd Session: To be arranged individually
  • Online workshop via Zoom
  • Fees include Workshop & Certification

Benefits of ISO 27001 Certification

Improved Information Security

The primary benefit of ISO 27001 certification is improved information security management. By implementing the standard, organizations can identify and manage information security risks and implement controls to protect their assets from threats. This can help prevent data breaches, cyber-attacks, and other security incidents that can harm an organization's reputation, finances, and operations.

Compliance With Industry Standards

ISO 27001 is an internationally recognized information security standard that is widely adopted by organizations in various industries. By obtaining certification, organizations can demonstrate their commitment to information security and compliance with industry standards. This can help build trust with customers, partners, and other stakeholders.

Competitive Advantage

ISO 27001 certification can also provide a competitive advantage for organizations in the marketplace. Customers and partners are increasingly concerned about information security and may require their vendors and suppliers to have ISO 27001 certification. By obtaining certification, organizations can differentiate themselves from their competitors and potentially win new business.

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Who can obtain ISO 27001 certification?

Any organization, regardless of size or industry, can obtain ISO 27001 certification as long as it has implemented and maintained an effective Information Security Management System (ISMS) that complies with the standard's requirements.

How much does it cost to implement and obtain ISO 27001 certification?

The cost of implementing and obtaining certification varies depending on the size and complexity of the organization and the level of support required from external consultants. However, it is generally agreed that the cost of obtaining certification is far less than the cost of a data breach.

Is ISO 27001 a one-time project?

No. ISO 27001 is a continuous improvement process that requires regular monitoring and review of the ISMS to ensure it remains effective and relevant to the organization's changing needs and evolving cyber threats.

How long does it take to obtain ISO 27001 certification?

The time it takes to obtain certification depends on several factors, including the size and complexity of the organization, the level of preparedness, and the certification body's availability. However, on average, the process can take anywhere from six months to two years.

The highlights of this course:

First Session
  •  ​Scope
  • Normative references
  • ​Terms and definitions
  • Context of the organization
  • Leadership
Second Session
Third Session
Fee Include:

Maryam Alaboud, Translator - KSA

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حصلت على شهادة الآيزو 17100 في جودة خدمات الترجمة للأفراد
كل الشكر لكل من ساندني وشجعني وعلى رأسهم الدكتور الفاضل Dr. Mohamed-Ali Ibrahim، أشكر له مهنيته وتفانيه وحرصه الشديد على أن تسير جلسات التقييم بالشكل الاحترافي الأمثل.

Thank God first and foremost,

I got the ISO 17100 Certificate in the quality of translation services for individuals

All thanks to all those who supported me and encouraged me, led by Dr. Mohamed-Ali Ibrahim, I thank him for his professionalism, dedication, and  .keenness that the evaluation sessions go in such a professional way.

Maha Alfaleh

Felwa Almazyad
Translator at SDAIA | سدايا

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Special thanks to Dr. Mohamed-Ali Ibrahim for his support and guidance during the journey.


Aura AlMutlaq
Riyadh - KSA

Dear Dr. Mohamed-Ali Ibrahim
I am very honored to have this golden opportunity with you, this course was extremely enriching and has widened my view on many aspects.
My utmost gratitude,

Maintaining ISO 27001 Compliance: Best Practices and Tips

Establishing a Culture of Information Security

Maintaining ISO 27001 compliance requires establishing a culture of information security within an organization. All employees need to understand the importance of information security and their role in protecting the organization's assets. This can be achieved through regular training and awareness programs that focus on information security best practices and the consequences of non-compliance.

Regular Internal Audits and Reviews

Organizations need to regularly conduct internal audits and reviews to ensure they remain compliant with ISO 27001. This can help identify areas for improvement and ensure that information security policies, procedures, and controls remain effective and relevant. Internal audits should be conducted by qualified and independent auditors to ensure objectivity and impartiality.

Continuous Improvement and Adaptation

Continuous improvement and adaptation are key to maintaining ISO 27001 compliance. Organizations need to continuously monitor and assess their information security risks and make necessary changes to their policies, procedures, and controls. This can help ensure that the organization remains protected from emerging threats and that their information security management system remains effective and relevant over time.In conclusion, ISO 27001 provides a comprehensive framework for managing and protecting sensitive information assets from ever-increasing cyber threats. It not only helps businesses comply with data protection regulations but also builds trust with customers and stakeholders while providing a competitive edge. While implementing and obtaining certification can be a time-consuming process, the long-term benefits outweigh the short-term costs. By following best practices and maintaining compliance, businesses can stay ahead of evolving threats and protect their valuable information assets.

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About Your Instructor


د. محمد علي إبراهيم

Top Skills  

Quality & Risk Management,
      Intercultural Skills,
Management Consulting
Master in Translation Studies
Master in Interpretation
Ph.D. in Quality & Risk Management
English, Arabic, German

- Austrian State Award
- International German Award
- SABRE International Award (PR Oscar)
-Best Practice Award, Vienna-Austria
-Top Expert 2021 and 2022 in Quality Management (Erfolg 2021 and 2022)

Publications المؤلفات
25 books (on Amazon) about Business Administration, Quality Management, and Translation Science.
The most important literature on the platform AMAZON

The Senior Lead Auditor of ATC AUSTRIA

CEO of IQC-Vienna, International Qualification & Certification, Vienna, Austria

Dr. Mohamed-Ali Ibrahim is an accredited Lead Auditor for the following Standards: ISO/IEC 27001:2022 Information security management systems, ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems, the International PR Standard CMS

ISO HR Standards: ISO 10667-1:2020 / ISO 10667-2:2020 / ISO 24179:2020 / ISO 30401:2018 / ISO 30405:2016 / ISO 30406:2017 / ISO 30407:2017 / ISO 30408:2016 / ISO 30409:2016 / ISO 30410:2018 / ISO 30411:2018 / ISO 30414:2018 / 30423:2021

ISO Standards in the Education: ISO 29991:2014 / ISO 29993:2017 / ISO 29994:2017 / ISO 21001:2018

Plus the following 10 further ISO Standards in the Translation/Localization/MPE industry: ( ISO 21989, ISO 20228, ISO 2603, ISO 24019, ISO 18841, ISO 21720, ISO 20771, ISO 22259, ISO 11669, ISO 23155).

The expertise includes Consultation, Training, and Certification.


A former member of the Standards Committee at the Austrian Quality Authority and participated in developing the European Norm EN15038 for the field of translation
which became the basis for ISO17100:2015

Conducted +750 different Quality Audits (Pre-Audits, Initial Audits, Surveillance Audits, and Recertification Audits) worldwide.


Key-note speaker at international sector conferences. Trainer, Coach, Consultant, and Lead Auditor since 1998.


Master in Translation Studies from Karl-Franzens University, Graz, Austria


Master in Interpretation from Karl-Franzens University, Graz, Austria


Ph.D. in Quality & Risk Management in healthcare institutions