In the days of data breaches and growing public awareness of data protection, startups should take information security seriously. Most startups also need to generate revenue quickly, so securing growth and revenue are their main objectives since everything centers around the idea of bringing a product to the market and gaining market shares. In this article, you will learn why you should invest in ISO 27001 for startups, and how the implementation can provide your company with the competitive edge you have been looking for.
Being advanced in information security
Startups want to reach positive cash flow as soon as possible in order to survive, so they might go after specific clients that require ISO 27001 as a condition to start working with a new supplier. The fastest way for startups to generate revenue and quickly build up loyal customers is to specialize. By narrowing down on a niche and provide laser-focused services, startups improve their chances of survival and growth. Whatever niche you choose, one thing is certain – to be more attractive to clients, you need to be advanced with information security. Some corporations even make it mandatory for suppliers and B2B contractors to be certified according to ISO standards, with ISO 27001 being one of the most important.
Apart from above requirement, an ISO 27001 certification offers a competitive advantage that can influence the decision. Corporations and consumers alike are increasingly aware of data protection and information security. An ISO 27001 certification can make or break the survival and success of a startup. Besides this, every startup should consider investing in ISO 27001 as the following benefits prove.
What do startups get with ISO 27001?
There are four important aspects for a startup to consider when it comes to the benefits of ISO 27001 implementation and certification.
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from The ISO 27001 & ISO 22301 Blog – 27001Academy authored by The ISO 27001 & ISO 22301 Blog – 27001Academy. Read the original post at: https://advisera.com/27001academy/blog/2019/05/21/iso-27001-for-startups-why-invest-in-security/