ISO 27001 Compliance solutions

ISO 27001 compliance can be a technical and logistical challenge for individuals and organizations alike. Our solutions take the guesswork out of compliance and make it easier for you to become ISO 27001 compliant.

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Who needs an ISO 27001?

ISO 27001 applies to all types and sizes of organizations, including public and private companies, government entities, and non-profits. This standard is used to help make the information assets organizations hold more secure.

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What does ISO 27001 stand for?

ISO/IEC 27001 is a security management standard jointly published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).


ISO27001 Controls & Requirements

The ISO 27001 controls (also known as safeguards) are the practices to be implemented to reduce risks to acceptable levels. Controls can be technical, organizational, legal, physical, human, etc. To ensure compliance, companies must list all security controls to be implemented in a document called the Statement of Applicability.

There is 114 Annex A controls divided into 14 different categories. The ISO 27001 Annex A Controls are listed below.

ISO 27001 controls and requirements

ISO 27001 Requirements:

Define a security policy

Define the scope of the ISMS

Conduct a risk assessment

Manage identified risks

Select control objectives and controls to be implemented

Prepare a statement of applicability

ISO 27001 Annex A Controls:

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  • A.5 Information security policies
  • A.6 Organisation of information security
  • A.7 Human resource security
  • A.8 Asset management
  • A.9 Access control
  • A.10 Cryptography
  • A.11 Physical and environmental security
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  • A.12 Operations security
  • A.13 Communications security
  • A.14 System acquisition, development, and maintenance
  • A.15 Supplier relationships
  • A.16 Information security incident management
  • A.17 Information security aspects of business continuity management
  • A.18 Compliance


How NordLayer helps be ISO 27001 compliant

NordLayer provides several services that help organizations take the necessary steps towards compliance.

Implement access control to sensitive data

Implement Access Control to Sensitive Data

Whoever you’re giving access to - enterprise users, third-party administrators, or business associates - the experience should be efficient, seamless, and safe. With NordLayer, all user identities are verified before network access permissions are granted, ensuring data security and compliance with ISO 27001.

Zero Trust security

Identity and Access Management

Secure remote access

Secure Remote Access

Modern organizations need modern security solutions that quickly adapt to the complexities of today’s hybrid working environments and ISO 27001 requirements. Wherever their location, users, devices, apps, and data must have the same advanced level of protection. That’s where NordLayer comes in.

Remote and hybrid work security

Secure Remote Access

Ensure secure access to data in the cloud

Ensure Secure Access to Data in the Cloud

When using any communication service provider (CSP) such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Entra ID, Google Cloud Platform, or others, compliance becomes a shared responsibility between the CSP and the customer. NordLayer helps secure these otherwise vulnerable cloud environment connections.

Cloud and SaaS apps security

Threat prevention

Threat Prevention

Stop threats before they reach your people and respond quickly when things go wrong. NordLayer automatically restricts untrusted websites and users, preventing potentially harmful malware or other cyber threats from infecting your device.

Threat Prevention

Traffic encryption

Traffic encryption

Whenever customer data or other sensitive information is sent between networks, it may be vulnerable to many attacks. NordLayer encrypts this traffic using AES 256-bit encryption, the most optimal solution to avoiding security incidents and personal data breaches.

Activity monitoring and visibility

Activity Monitoring & Visibility

Monitoring and verifying user access and access requests allow businesses to understand who is inside the enterprise network and what data they are attempting to access. This monitoring is crucial to ensure compliance.

We can help you with ISO 27001 Compliance

We Can Help with ISO 27001 Compliance

NordLayers’ information security management systems are certified according to ISO 27001. Contact the professionals at NordLayer for consultation on what solutions are best for your organization. We’ll help you determine what you need to do next to be in compliance with ISO 27001.


NordLayer helps to be regulatory compliant

Achieve regulatory compliance with NordLayer


Frequently Asked Questions

Organizations that want to earn an ISO 27001 certification are required to maintain an information security management system (ISMS) that covers all aspects of the standard. After that, they can request a full audit from a certification body.