Becomes the first company from the consumer tech support industry to achieve the highest industry certification for information security management
New Delhi, India, January 5, 2015: iYogi, a global provider of software and tech support services has become the first consumer services company from India to achieve the ISO 27001:2013 certification for Information Security and Data Protection by the British Standards Institute (BSI) Group. The certification recognizes iYogi for its robust and sophisticated data security processes, specifically aimed at securing customer information from identity theft, and safeguarding their privacy.
Vishal Dhar, Co-Founder and President Marketing iYogi said, “Data trafficking has emerged as a real threat to consumer privacy, and we are extremely vigilant when it comes to information security. The ISO 27001:2103 certification is granted basis a rigorous audit of people, processes and IT systems, and it is a proud moment for us.”
Venkataram Arabolu, Managing Director, BSI Group India, added, “Information technology has become more pervasive, underpinning and supporting almost every aspect of the organization. Organizations depend on their IT infrastructure for survival. Achieving certification to the Information Security global standard means that iYogi employs best practices in securing customer information, which in today’s world is most critical.”
Vinayak Godse, Director, Data Protection, DSCI, Nasscom, said, “High standards for data protection play a very important role in the success of the industry. To create a cyber- secure environment, it is imperative for organizations, to invest in regular audits of their data security and privacy practices, as cyber security is an ever evolving environment. We congratulate iYogi on being the first in the consumer tech support industry to achieve this certification, and would urge other players to follow their lead."
Published in September 2013, the latest ISO 27001:2013 standard is the recognized international benchmark for information security management, outlining the process to implement and uphold an independently assessed and certified information security management system (ISMS).
iYogi is a global on-demand software and tech support for consumers and small businesses in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Spain and India. The company recently launched an Enterprise SaaS solution, Digital Service Cloud that provides global Telcos; OEMs; and Managed Service Providers with customized or platform services and solutions to deliver transformational customer experiences. iYogi was recognized as one of the ‘most innovative’ companies by Inc. Magazine’s ‘Innovative 100’ Awards in 2013.
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