28th March, 2017
For immediate release
Commissum Press Release – Security Consultant Jon Prince Achieves ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Status
Jon Prince, Security Consultant at Commissum, has recently passed his ISO 27001 Lead Auditor course, bolstering the cybersecurity company’s consultancy capabilities.
ISO 27001 is the internationally recognised standard for managing information security in an organisation. Adherence to the standards demonstrates that an organisation has appropriate risk management processes and rigorous controls in place to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of its critical information assets.
Uptake of the standard is on the rise globally, with more and more organisations opting for it to demonstrate their commitment to information security.
Reaching the level required for ISO 27001 includes implementing an Information Security Management System (ISMS), which must stand up to scrutiny through regular auditing by an independent, accredited organisation to ensure its ongoing security.
The Lead Auditor qualification is the culmination of a week-long course, with rigorous assessment to ensure candidates have reached the required standard. When asked how he found the course, Jon said, “There was a lot of material to cover over the duration of the course. Everything was really well taught, and the feeling when I passed was awesome!”.
“The support of the Commissum team was instrumental in my passing the course. The management team was always there with plenty of motivational support, as were the rest of the team who managed to work wonders with my schedule and ensure that I had nothing to focus on that week apart from studying.” Jon continued. “The course helped to verify a lot of my prior knowledge of 27001, however I also learned a lot which I’m looking forward to putting into practice in the field.”
Chief Operating Officer, Jay George, was delighted on hearing that Jon had passed: “This is a significant milestone for our team and Jon as an individual. It’s testament to the opportunities for development provided through our internal training procedures – allowing colleagues to gain experience in the role while tangibly increasing their skillset – as well as to the talent of every member of our team. Congratulations, Jon.”
With Jon now an ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, Commissum’s entire consultancy team have now achieved the standard.
“In terms of service delivery, having a full team of ISO 27001 Lead Auditors increases our bandwidth for helping our clients implement and maintain improved information security at their organisation. If you’re looking to implement an ISMS at your organisation to reach ISO 27001, please get in touch.” – Jay George, COO at Commissum
As a growing company, Commissum are always on the lookout for new talent. If you’d like to join our expanding team of information security professionals, working in an environment focussed on professional development as well as providing the best service to the client, keep an eye out on our careers portal for upcoming vacancies, or email your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.