Yes we did it. It has been a journey and a long preparation process, however we are very pleased to announce that IQ in IT has been awarded the ISO 27001:2013 this month in recognition of the Organisation’s Information Security Management System (ISMS) covering Cloud ISP Hosting Services. Our Certificate number is 77311/A/0001/UK/En.
What does this mean?
The ISO 27001 certification is an international standard for quality in IT Security which focuses on Information Security Management System (ISMS). It is the most important quality assessment for hosting services. The scope covers all corporate and client information that is relevant to the provision of hosting services such as websites and cloud computing.
Certification means a third party accredited independent auditor has assessed our processes and controls and therefore confirms that we are operating in line with the complete ISO 27001 certification standard.
One of the key traits of ISO 27001 is to ensure that the appropriate management support and systems are in place, ensuring ongoing internal improvements providing visibility of risks, vulnerabilities and threats throughout our organisation.This is critical for a successful management and a smooth operation which will help us managing and protecting our valuable data and information.
This requires us to continuously comply with:
Evaluating our security risks taking into account the impact of company threats and vulnerabilities
Creating and implementing a comprehensive infrastructure of security controls and other forms of risk management to address company and security risks
Implementing an effective management process to ensure that the security controls meet our security needs
What does this mean to our clients?
We give our clients even more certainty, security and best practice in completing our ISO 27001 which is the most important assessment for hosting services and IT security
Should you have any questions please feel free and contact us on 0330 122 5226 or send us an email to [email protected]