ISO 27001 Asset Register Template

Download our free ISO 27001 asset register template, sent straight to your email!


What is an ISO 27001 asset register?

An ISO 27001 asset register is a document that records and maintains an in inventory of all the information assets in your organisation. Your asset register will track all your information assets, including hardware, software, data, networks and other resources crucial to your organisation.

Your asset register will track your assets’ ID, type, name, descriptions, owner, information classification and much more as you’ll see in the template.

How do I use the asset register template?

You’ll be pleased to know that the asset register template is very easy to use. We’ve even created a handy, short video to help you get started.

What is an ISO 27001 asset register?

The purpose of an asset register in ISO 27001 is to help your organisation manage and protect their information assets. An up-to-date ISO 27001 compatible asset register will allow your organisation to undertake risk assessments and delegate tasks to ensure each asset is safely managed and risks are suitably controlled.

An up-to-date asset register compliant with ISO 27001 can provide a number of benefits to your organisation:

  • Provides complete transparency of all asset data
  • Ensures all assets remain compliant with regulatory standards
  • Provides an accurate audit trail
  • Helps you to track and identify assets
  • Allows you to know the status, procurement date, location, price, depreciation, and current value of each asset
  • Keeps financial data precise and up-to-date


Not having an up-to-date asset register in ISO 27001 can have several consequences for your organisation, including:

  • Being non-compliant with regulatory standards
  • Being unable to provide an accurate audit trail
  • Being unable to track and identify assets
  • Being unable to prevent assets from being lost or stolen with accurate location data
  • Being unable to calculate accurate asset depreciation and tax reports, which can affect financial data accuracy