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S2S continue to comply with ISO 27001 standards as we surpass remote audit
The threat of COVID-19 to companies and their employees has sparked new ways to conduct business operations. Instead of our normal routine visit with BSI auditors, our processes were virtually inspected using online collaboration software, Microsoft Teams.
The Information Security Management audit was a success. We are pleased to announce we passed with flying colours and continue to be certified against ISO 27001 information security standards.
What reassurance does ISO 27001 provide?
‘ISO 27001 monitors a framework of policies and procedures that includes all legal, physical and technical controls involved in an organisation’s information risk management processes’. – Defined by BSI
The ISO 27001 audit determines whether a company’s internal policies follow the latest data security standards. This standard reviews our data handling process for the wiping and destruction of electronic media on-site to ensure we keep customer data protected at all costs.
Furthermore, the standard highlights if we are compliant with information security laws and aspects of GDPR. Being certified shows we keep sensitive information safe and minimise security breach risks.
Clients can feel reassured that IT recycling firms who establish the accreditation take the information security element of asset disposal seriously.
Who are BSI Group?
Publishing over 3,100 standards each year, BSI works to assess businesses via frequent audits. These audits seek to assess a company and it’s operations to ensure they are working to meet national standards. By evaluating services against their processes, the BSI Group determines whether an organisation is following best practice for information security.
‘BSI is appointed by the UK Government as the national standards body’. ‘Our role as the UK NSB is to help improve the quality and safety of products, services, and systems’. – BSIGroup
The body serves to ensure clients and customers are getting the best quality of services and products. As a client, always ensure your ITAD company has met these standards to be sure your assets are handled correctly and safely.
Furthermore, the standard highlights if we are compliant with information security laws and aspects of GDPR. Being certified shows we keep sensitive information safe and eliminate security breach risks.
Clients can feel reassured that IT recycling companies, such as S2S, who maintain the 27001 standard take the information security element of asset disposal seriously.
You can download a full version of our BSI ISO 27001 certificate here.