WatchKeeper Achieves ISO 27001 Certification

Guy Walker
. 2 min read
WatchKeeper are pleased to announce that we have achieved ISO 27001 certification. ISO 27001 is the leading international standard for information security management.
WatchKeeper are pleased to announce that we have achieved ISO 27001 certification. ISO 27001 is the leading international standard for information security management. 
This globally recognised standard outlines how organisations should manage information security. It demonstrates WatchKeeper’s commitment to protecting our own, client, and partner information.
Daniel Whatmuff, WatchKeeper Co-Founder and CTO, commented, “At WatchKeeper we are committed to implementing and maintaining the highest possible information security standards in order to protect our customers’ data.”
“Gaining ISO 27001 involved an external, independent audit of our internal processes and systems to ensure we practice what we preach and we have been successful in demonstrating we meet and exceed the required standard.” 
What is ISO 27001?
ISO 27001 certification is a global standard for information security management systems (ISMS) set out by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). 
According to ISO, it “specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving an information security management system within the context of the organization.”
It ultimately ensures that organisations have and maintain sophisticated security measures to protect their own, client and partner information.
What are the requirements?
Organisations need to be independently audited to become ISO 27001 certified. This involves a comprehensive evaluation of their information management system based on ISO's clause and control expectations. This process includes consideration of 10 broad management system clauses and 114 information security controls. 
These range from consideration of compliance, to human resource security, to cryptography. The full list of requirements for ISO 27001:2013 can be found on the ISO website.
Why does it matter?
In addition to our Cyber Essentials certification, our ISO 27001 certification demonstrates that we have met and exceeded information security best practice. By achieving this standard, it demonstrates a high level of information security and our resilience to any potential data breaches. Clients and partners can be sure their information is safe.
To find out more about WatchKeeper’s certification and compliance standards, visit https://watchkeeper.com or email info@watchkeeper.com.  
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