ISO 27001 is an internationally recognised framework for data governance and security. It provides a standard for organisations to measure themselves against, informing how they protect the data they hold – your data – and is standard in industries like finance, insurance and telecoms.
(Notably, it is not standard for the agricultural sector – read more about that here
The benefits of certification are well established within industry, but why are they important for consumers? Many of whom are not aware of its existance.