Newsweaver Achieves ISO 27001 Certification

Newsweaver announces that it has achieved the internationally recognised ISO 27001 security certification.

Newsweaver revealed that its Information Security Management System (ISMS) has been certified to the ISO 27001:2005 Information Security Standard. This announcement makes Newsweaver one of the only Email Service Providers in Europe to have achieved this prestigious certification.

Sean Griffin, Newsweaver’s Chief Technology Officer, stated: “Newsweaver has always been committed to the protection of customer data. By attaining this standard we have demonstrated the level of importance we place on security and our continued dedication to ensuring the highest levels of security are always maintained”.

To achieve the standard Newsweaver identified any potential risks to their information security and developed, and continue to develop measures to ensure that these risks are addressed and neutralised. The announcement comes after a detailed and thorough audit process conducted by accredited external, independent auditor, Certification Europe. The objective of the standard itself is to provide a model for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining, and improving an Information Security Management System.

Newsweaver founder and CEO Andrew O’Shaughnessy said “Data security is of paramount importance both to us and to our customers. Attaining the highest security accreditation, the ISO 27001, is a fantastic achievement for Newsweaver and shows our continued commitment to security and data protection.”

For more information please contact marketing@newsweaver.com.

About ISO 27001 Information Security Standard

ISO 27001 is an Information Security Management System (ISMS) standard. It was published in 2005 by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). The standard requires companies to put in place and maintain adequate security controls to protect information assets at all times. A rigorous audit must be undergone before a company can achieve IS 27001 certification.

For more information see http://www.27000.org/iso-27001.htm