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Skyguard Awarded ISO 27001 and Cyber Essentials Accreditations

4 July 2018
 July 4, 2018
ISO27001 and Cyber Essentials Accreditations
Category Lone Worker News

Skyguard have successfully gained accreditation to international information security standard ISO 27001 and government backed IT security scheme, Cyber Essentials.

The awards certify that Skyguard is working to the highest possible standards concerning information security management.

Following a rigorous audit, the company has been approved by QMS International Ltd to the standards of ISO 27001:2013. This shows that the company has successfully implemented a framework of policies, procedures and a series of controls to manage information security risks effectively. Certification also demonstrates that Skyguard follows a strict set of international guidelines in the way data is handled throughout the organisation.

Cyber Essentials further enhances the company’s credentials, as the independently verified scheme requires a company’s IT security measures to adhere to best practice, protecting the company’s service and data from online threats in order to become certified.

On receiving the awards, James Murray, CEO commented,

“With the recent changes to data protection law now that GDPR has come into effect, the way companies manage and use data has never been so important.”

“Being awarded both of these accreditations shows our commitment to information security at every level of the business, so customers can rest assured that the we have the infrastructure and policies in place to ensure their data and personal details are dealt with securely.”