Monday, October 20, 2008

NCR Facility Attains ISO/IEC 27001 Certification

NCR Corp. announced its eCommerce Managed Hosting Services facility has achieved ISO/IEC 27001 certification recognizing the data center for meeting the International Standards Organization's exacting specifications for information security management. According to company officials, NCR's eCommerce Managed Hosting Services provides maximum secure protection of customer data for businesses running applications over the Internet."The ISO/IEC 27001 certification helps facilitate NCR's international expansion strategy to provide businesses in Europe and Asia Pacific with hosting solutions that deliver value for existing customer applications and help drive future capabilities including self-service and mobile transactions," said Chris Shea, NCR vice president, WCS Global Services Operations. "This certification explicitly underscores our ability to securely manage a customer's confidential data, provide highly compliant hosting services and address additional industry specific certifications and requirements."

The eight-month ISO/IEC 27001 certification process involved process documentation and numerous site audits by ISO inspection teams and BSI Management Systems, a management systems certification body.

"BSI was enthusiastic about the commitment and resources NCR implemented to ensure compliance with the rigorous ISO/IEC 27001 certification requirements," said Todd VanderVen, president of BSI Management Systems America. "With high standards of security, availability and risk management practices in place, NCR is well-positioned to provide customers with information security management processes and has established a structured framework to promote continuous improvement in meeting the specific needs of its diverse customers."


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