Fast track your ISO 27001 Certification with Carbide

The route to ISO 27001 can be lengthy, but Carbide’s customized Implementation Plan includes practical, technical recommendations and automated workflows, saving you countless hours of project management time and research.

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What you’ll get:

  • A live view of the Carbide Platform and all included features and frameworks
  • Details on how Carbide can fast track your timelines and build structure around your initiative
  • Insights into how your current controls address the needs of auditors, regulators, board members, and potential customers

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Everything you need for ISO 27001 Certification

Carbide eliminates hundreds of hours of manual work that go into achieving and maintaining your ISO 27001 certification. We build a compliance-focused security program designed with quick accreditation in mind. From gap analysis and planning through to evidence collection and the audit, we’ll ensure your program has every consideration covered.

 Everything you need for ISO 27001 Certification

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  • Design & Review

    Design & Review

    The Carbide Platform’s auto-generated, custom-tailored policies and associated tasks are designed to help you protect the Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability of your data as required by ISO 27001.

  • Implement


    Develop the more than two dozen company-specific policies and procedures required by ISO 27001 and are designed to protect data’s CIA Triad of Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability.

  • Validate


    Whether you conduct an internal audit or hire a certified external auditor, Carbide’s reporting and audit capabilities simplify evidence collection and provide auditors direct read-only access to your policies, reports, and controls.

  • Evolve


    Streamline your path to ISO 27001 compliance with a platform that identifies with a glance outstanding items, tardy task owners, policy acceptance rates, and next steps to achieving ISO 27001 compliance.

Frameworks and Regulations We Support

Frequently Asked Questions

What is ISO 27001?

ISO 27001 is a set of standards to handle information security and ensure data protection. As an Information Security Management System (ISMS) it is used internationally to offer a system of requirements for categorizing information to protect and to identify the methods to protect it. Officially known as ISO/IEC 27001, it was developed by the International Organization for Standardization and the International Electrotechnical Commission.

What is the difference between ISO 27001 and ISO 27002?

ISO 27001 is a security framework that lays out a set of requirements that must be met for businesses to achieve certification. Meanwhile, ISO 27002 is a supporting document that provides additional details and advice for meeting those certification requirements. There are no audits or certifications for ISO 27002, as it is a supporting document.

How much does ISO 27001 cost?

ISO 27001 can be rather affordable, both for implementation and certification. Using an information security management platform like Carbide can dramatically reduce the time and resources needed to achieve and maintain certification. For certification, the cost will depend on your readiness matched against ISO 27001’s control requirements and will rely primarily on the results of an internal audit. Ultimately costs will vary depending on your existing security posture, ISMS scope, and any external resources needed.

Who uses the ISO 27001 framework?

ISO 27001 is a globally recognized security framework for building and maintaining an Information Security Management System meant to protect information and prevent privacy risks in your organization. Organizations use ISO 27001 to ensure and demonstrate data security, as well as mitigate risks and prevent data breaches. It can also be used to meet compliance requirements of data protection regulations.

How many controls are in ISO 27001?

There are 14 groups of 114 controls to Annex A, which can be mapped to meet the objectives and requirements of the organization. These controls are all in the Carbide platform, complete with compliant policies that are automatically customized for your organization and an Implementation Plan that guides you through required action items.

Does my business need an audit to be ISO 27001 certified?

Businesses may opt to “self-certify” compliance with ISO 27001, though this does not provide the external validation of certification. To be ISO 27001 certified requires two stages of audits: the first stage is a preliminary review of documentation, while the second stage is the “full” audit that determines if you are up to standard and ready for certification.

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