NEW DELHI, India, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Reassurance of Best Practices in Information Security at Birlasoft
Birlasoft, the global IT services arm of CK Birla group, has achieved yet another milestone in the journey of operational excellence by joining the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001:2005 certified club of global organizations. The certification has been awarded to Global Development Centres and all business enabling support offices at Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore in India after a detailed audit conducted by BSI India Ltd, a part of British Standards Group.
ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certified organizations adhere to global information security standards in providing core business services extended to clients along with operations supported by various internal functional/technical groups and departments. Securing the ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certification reconfirms Birlasoft as a secure, trustworthy and well managed business partner, providing assurance of information security management capabilities to its stakeholders.
In the times when information security and data protection are major concerns for global organization, this certification endorses Birlasoft's commitment to deliver secure services built to the highest global standards to its customers.
"It has been our constant endeavor to adopt industry best practices in the area of information security," said Preeti Das, CEO, Birlasoft. "The ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certification is an important milestone towards making Birlasoft a safe destination for solutions and services outsourcing. We are committed to deliver enhanced value through best-in-class information security processes to our customers. This is in sync with IT security consulting services offered to our clients."
Birlasoft, part of 150 year old multi-billion dollar CK Birla Group, enables clients in Manufacturing, Banking & Financial Services, Insurance, Media & Healthcare industry, to become competitive in their business by providing value-based information technology services, in onshore, offshore and near-shore models. Birlasoft's portfolio of services includes Enterprise Application Services, Custom Application Services and Specialized services like Testing, Analytics and Mobility. Birlasoft's robust delivery processes embrace digitized project management methodologies, embedded within proven practices of Six Sigma, SEI CMMI Level 5 and a secure services framework. Birlasoft has presence across US, UK, Europe, APAC including India. For further information, visit http://www.birlasoft.com.
About ISO/IEC 27001:2005 Standard
ISO/IEC 27001 and its related code of practice, ISO/IEC 27002, provide internationally-accepted, standardized criteria for implementing an effective information security management system. The basis for this standard is that information is an organization's most valuable asset, and as such, information must be managed and protected from internal and external threats. ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27002 provide strategic and tactical direction for assessing, measuring, and preventing threats, and propose a range of security controls focused on safeguarding information assets.
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