MET and METCLOUD Achieves ISO 27001 Certification

We are pleased to announce that MET and our METCLOUD platform have achieved ISO 27001 certification for Information Security.

ISO27001 and UKAS Badge
ISO27001 and UKAS Badge

This is an internationally recognised standard, that complements our existing security credentials and further demonstrates our commitment to provide an excellent service to our customers.

Protecting the Information life-cycle within a business can be a complex and daunting task, standards and frameworks can assist by providing the structure and best practice guidance for your efforts.

Implementing an ISMS certified to ISO 27001 can help your organisation to:

  • Protect and enhance your reputation
    As the quantity and sophistication of cyber threats is on the rise, it is important for your organisation to take steps to protect itself and its customers. ISO 27001 certified ISMS will help to protect your business against such threats and help to avoid reputational damage.
  • Avoid financial loss associated with data breaches
    GDPR introduced stricter and more substantial fines for company data breaches, meaning the importance of compliance is not just reputational.
  • Comply with business, legal, contractual and regulatory requirements
    ISO 27001 is designed to ensure that your businesses has the right security controls to protect its information, whilst keeping in line with strict regulatory requirements such as GDPR and other cyber security laws.
  • Reduce the need for frequent audits
    ISO 27001 demonstrates to your customers that your business takes security seriously,  therefore negating the need for repeated customer audits and reducing the number of external customer audit days.
  • Win new business and retain customers
    Being ISO 27001 certified shows that you have excellent security practices, giving you a proven marketing edge against your competitors. This positive perception of your company will help you to generate new business and improve working relationships with current customers too.
  • Raise the bar for SMEs
    Some of the most highly regarded companies in the world are ISO 27001 certified, including  Microsoft, Verizon, Apple, Google, Intel, and Amazon. Whether you have three employees or thousands, ISO 27001 helps to set you aside from your competitors. When considering acquiring the certification, it isn’t about the size of the company, it’s about how important you consider your customer’s data.
Are you serious about Cyber Security? Do you have a structured approach to addressing Security issues?

We can help you manage your own Information Security initiatives and projects, read about how we did it here: Case Study 

If you need advice and support with your information security, please get in touch with us via email or phone/Skype 0121 227 0730.