Verne Global Receives Industry Certification ISO 27001 for Information Security Management
Press Release2013, January 29th
Certification assures the highest levels of data protection from data centre campus in Iceland
KEFLAVIK, Iceland – Verne Global, an innovative, UK-based developer of power conscious data centre campuses, today announced that they have received the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001 certification standard for information security. The prestigious certificate demonstrates Verne Global’s commitment to addressing proper control and implementation of information from its data centre campus in Keflavik, Iceland. The ISO 27001 standard recognizes Verne Global’s concentrated effort to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data, as well as maintaining a focus on the security of all vital information assets, all of which are critical for ensuring campus security and continuing customer confidence.
“Receiving the ISO 27001 certification provides assurance for clients, employees, partners and investors that necessary steps are in place ensuring their critical and confidential data is secure and that pertinent laws and regulations are being observed,” said Tate Cantrell, chief technology officer for Verne Global. “The ability to protect data from attack is critical in the data centre industry. Verne continues to drive efficiency and security measures into the business operations while providing customers with a best-of-breed infrastructure.”
The standard demonstrates a commitment to self-improvement through risk assessment and identification of appropriate controls. This ISO 27001 certificate outlines specific requirements for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring and improving an Information Security Management System (ISMS) aimed at removing the threat of cyber attacks and increasing business continuity. Specific objectives and controls such as physical and environmental security, security policy, compliance, access control, organisational security and communications and operations management are part of the certification.