Xperience Group’s dedicated cloud division, The Cloud Simplified, has achieved the internationally recognised ISO 27001:2013 certification, highlighting their best practice in information security management. For customers across the Group, this announcement verifies the company’s commitment to data protection in line with the highest global security standards.
Richard Kennedy, Director of Cloud and Infrastructure at Xperience Group, comments, “The security of customer data has always been our top priority and achieving this certification validates our position as a trusted and quality provider of cloud services. We can now give customers confidence that our security practices remain up-to-date in today’s dynamic technology landscape, addressing the ever-changing threat scenarios.”
ISO 27001 certification validates The Cloud Simplified’s ‘best in class’ capabilities to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of business critical information against cyber crime, theft, misuse of information and network breaches. With over two-thirds of businesses experiencing a cyber-security breach in the last 12 months, according to itPRO, this announcement is significant for the company’s customers, assuring them of resilience and excellence of service.
The criteria set, for companies aiming to achieve the certification, include effective implementation and maintenance of security management systems as well as establishing an internal auditing program to continually improve the system, in line with the requirements of the ISO 27001 standards. Consequently, all data stored on The Cloud Simplified platform, including financial information, intellectual property, employee details or information entrusted by third parties, is subject to regular world-class security checks, ensuring high-level of security.
In addition to ISO 27001:2013 certification, The Cloud Simplified’s two world-class datacentres hold an extensive list of other ISO certifications, including ISO 9001, ISO 2000, ISO 27001, ISO 14001 and ISO 50001. The certifications ensure further physical and environmental security, preventing unauthorised access, compromise and damage to information and computing facilities.
ISO27001 is an international specification that sets out requirements to organisations throughout the world to develop and maintain an information security management system. The accreditation is constantly reviewed to ensure the organisation is fully committed to maintain the high standard security practices at all times.
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