EXTEDO successfully passed the annual audit, and with that, our Information security management system is ISO/IEC 27001 certified! But what is an ISO/IEC 27001 certification, and how do our customers benefit from this accomplishment?  

What is ISO/IEC 27001? 

ISO/IEC 27001 is an international standard for information security management systems developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).  

It establishes a framework for organizations that should be adopted to handle risks connected with information security threats, such as policies, procedures, and employee training. The ISO/IEC 27001 certification is valid for three years.  During those three years, it is expected to regularly check your information security management system (ISMS) performance. At the end of those three years, a recertification audit is needed.  

Benefits of ISO/IEC 27001 for EXTEDO customers 

This certification is associated with a whole range of benefits that our customers can expect. We listed a few of them in the following.  

  • Enhanced Data Security 

By following the guidelines provided, we can better identify security weaknesses and implement control systems and incident response plans. Thanks to the accomplished ISO/IEC 27001 certification, you can be sure your safety expectations will be met.  

  • Supported Regulatory Compliance 

Since ISO/IEC 27001 demonstrates compliance with recognized security standards, it helps to simplify audits and inspections.  

  • Increased Trust and Confidence  

The ISO/IEC 20071 certification has a very high standard in the regulatory environment. By using an appropriately certified vendor, companies and organizations demonstrate that they take data security seriously - an advantage in relationships with regulatory authorities, healthcare providers, patients, and other vital stakeholders.  

  • Improved Services Availability  

A part of ISO/IEC 27001 certification focuses on the availability of services and information. Due to this, customers can expect more reliable services and reduced downtime, leading to an improved overall customer experience.   

  • Reduced risk of Data Breaches  

Finally, due to ISO/IEC 27001 certification, the risk of disruptions in the supply chain, data loss, or compromised systems due to security incidents can be mitigated.  

Such a comprehensive certification makes it necessary to involve the entire organization in the process. EXTEDO also considers it a joint success under the leadership of Birgit Doblhofer, the Vice President in charge, who summarizes this effort as follows: 

As the Vice President of Quality and Processes, I’m honored to announce the accomplishment of the ISO/IEC 27001 certification. This achievement shows the hard work and dedication of the entire team, as well as our commitment to protecting sensitive data. Throughout the implementation process, we have undergone various audits where our team has once again demonstrated their deep understanding of data security. With this achievement, EXTEDO has reached the next major milestone, and I would like to express my gratitude to the entire EXTEDO team, who will continue to strive for excellence in the area of information security as well.” 

With the ISO/IEC certification for EXTEDO’s Information Security Management System, our customers can rely on strengthened data security, streamlined regulatory compliance, and heightened trust from stakeholders. They can anticipate improved service availability, ensuring a seamless experience with a reduced risk of data breaches while safeguarding their sensitive information.  

If you would like to know more about the benefits of choosing EXTEDO as a partner, please contact us any time: info@extedo.com 


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