Software Concepts Int’l LLC Attains ISO 27001

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December 1, 2020

Integris is pleased to announce that Software Concepts International, LLC (SCI), has achieved ISO 27001 certification.

The ISO 27001 certification has been verified by CIRQ and accredited by ANAB (ANSI National Accreditation Board). Accredited certification to ISO 27001 involves undertaking regular reviews and internal audits to ensure the continual improvement of the Information Security Management System (ISMS).To achieve certification, SCI partnered with Security7 Network’s Security Advisory Services (SAS) practice. Together they worked to establish the formality and completeness of SCI’s ISMS, a framework of policies, documentation, and controls that manage information security and risks systematically across the entire enterprise.

ISO 27001 is one of the most widely recognized and internationally accepted information security standards in the world, specifying the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and continually improving an ISMS within the context of the organization.

The scope of SCI’s certification covers the management of information security for the processes necessary to deliver Open VMS managed services, CHARON emulation support, Database Administration Managed Services, and Consulting Services to its clients.

To achieve ISO 27001 certification, SCI engaged in an in-depth risk assessment, a comprehensive review of all information security policies, procedures, and controls. As a further step in the validation, the company’s ISMS was assessed via a review of its documentation, practices, and controls by a certified third-party auditor.

“Our customers rely on our services to safeguard their critical OpenVMS infrastructure and data,” said Bryan Holland, SCI’s CEO. “This certification demonstrates SCI’s commitment to placing security and process control at the heart of all of our services and products, giving our customers the highest degree of confidence in the management of their mission-critical systems.”

About ISO 27001

ISO 27001 provides requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining, and continually improving an information security management system. The information security management system preserves the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information by applying a risk management process and gives confidence to interested parties that risks are adequately managed.

The information security management system is integrated with the organization’s processes and overall management structure, and that information security is considered in the design of processes, information systems, and controls. It is expected that an information security management system implementation will be scaled in accordance with the needs of the organization.

Internal and external parties can use this International Standard to assess the organization’s ability to meet information security requirements. ISO 27001 can be mapped to other information security schemes such as SOC 2 and CMMC.

About Software Concepts International, LLC.

Headquartered in Nashua, NH, Software Concepts International, LLC (SCI) is the world’s leading service provider for OpenVMS computer environments, including OpenVMS system management, Oracle Rdb and Oracle CODASYL DBMS database administration, consulting and migration services, and OpenVMS platform virtualization. SCI manages and monitors its client’s global systems and databases with mission-critical processes from their command center in Nashua, NH.

SCI clients include many of the world’s largest and most recognized names in semiconductor, financial, insurance, aerospace, healthcare, food services, manufacturing, and software development. For more information, please visit www.sciinc.com

About Integris

Integris is an internet-working and security systems integrator specializing in the installation and remote management of networks for organizations throughout the United States and across the world. Our core competencies include implementing security frameworks, designing highly reliable systems that scale with your business objectives, and meeting your security requirements. For more information, please visit www.security7.net

Carl Keyser is the Content Manager at Integris.

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