The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published the results of their 2016 survey last week and there are big rises in the number of certifications for both ISO 22301 and ISO 27001.
By the end of 2016 there were a total of 3853 organizations globally certified to ISO 22301, a rise of 23% from 2015. As in previous years, the top three countries were as follows:
- India – 1607 certificates
- UK – 574 certificates
- Japan – 226 certificates
Meanwhile the number of organizations certified to ISO 22301 rose 21% to 33290. Remarkably, nearly 40% of these (13 889) certificates have been issued in Japan.