It’s difficult to keep it a secret when great news is happening! Xopero Software is in the process of certification for compliance with ISO 27001:2017 Standard and has already passed the security audit. The auditor has submitted a recommendation to issue a certificate – so, it’s only a formality left.
In this blog post we’ve decided to put some light on what ISO 270001 standard is and share what this security certification means for us and our customers.
What is ISO 27001?
ISO 27001 is an international standard which regulates the requirements on the way to establish, implement, maintain and continuously improve the Information Security Management System (ISMS). This certification regulates how the company should assess and treat information security risks the organization may face, and defines how it can effect the business.
What does the ISO 27001 certification mean for a company?
Every business is vulnerable to threats – leak of credentials, security gaps, data loss. Security certificates are therefore to guarantee that the company is able to face these challenges. For us and our customers, ISO 27001 certification, right after a positive SOC 2 Type I audit, is a signal that we approach our security processes with great responsibility. Compliance with international security standards means that our organization attaches great importance to information security management and is prepared to react appropriately in the event of threats.
Will it distinguish the company among the competitors? Sure… Because as soon as the company passes the certification it is obliged to follow a comprehensive framework to maintain and develop a secure ISMS, focus and address such categories as Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability.
So, let’s look at 14 controls of the ISO 27001:
- Information Security Policy
- Human Resources Security
- Organization of Information Security
- Access Control
- Operations security
- Physical and Environmental security
- System Acquisition, Development and Industry Standards
- Information Quality Management
- Risk Monitoring and Review
Moreover, compliance with ISO 27001 standard implies that the organization provides security workshops for its team, so that each member of it is aware about the latest cyber security best practices and constantly improves his technical skills.
What are Xopero Software’s customers granted under ISO 27001 Certification?
First of all, it should be noted that the audit gives rise to consistent improvement in the field of information security. We are committed to strict data privacy regulations and it is our responsibility to continue to comply with the standard. Certification is therefore not a moment, but a process thanks to which our customers can be sure that we have developed an authentic protection framework for protecting sensitive information.
Thus, they gain a guarantee that our company is ready to respond to the constantly changing landscape of threats, our data and information processing systems meet strict requirements, and the company operates in accordance with the highest world-class standards.
“With the growth of businesses which use SaaS applications, there are more concerns about data security and the ways to meet high-security requirements. Businesses started to give more importance to security of their critical data. – says Renata Kaczmarek, CISO at Xopero Software – Completing ISO 27001 Certification brings our customers assurance that all their vital data, including source code is always protected according to the international security standards.”
Conclusion – ISO 27001 importance for Xopero Software
Certification for compliance with ISO 27001:2017 is the next stage of Xopero Software’s journey towards global security standards. SOC 2 Type I audit is behind us, but we already have SOC 2 Type II at our fingertips.
We treat our customers’ and our own security as a first priority, and by passing ISO 27001 we just prove that we are ready to correspond and constantly improve our security frameworks on a regular basis.
We also constantly improve the skills and security competencies of our team. Combined with Xopero Software’s 14 years of experience in the industry, we can guarantee our customers not only advanced backup technologies for endpoints, servers, virtual machines, Microsoft 365 and DevOps services, but also a highest-level of our internal systems and processes security.