KKLegal announces that it has extended its ISO certification under the prestigious ISO/IEC 27001 standard. ISO 27001 Standard is the world’s highest accreditation for information protection and security. Both are critical in a law firm’s operations.
In a highly competitive landscape, ISO/IEC 27001 accreditation is awarded only to firms whose business processes conform to the strict international standards and following vigorous auditing. ISO 27001 the is the only auditable international benchmark for information security management.
KKLegal ISO 27001 complements the ISO 9001 award that the firm has achieved many years ago. The Firm’s ISO program was further assessed to comply with the GDPR requirements and the rigorous cybersecurity practices recommended by the US Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the European Banking Authority’s (EBA) guidelines to IT outsourcing.
“Information is the core asset we are dealing with. Protecting it should be the norm, not the exception. The GDPR frenzy should have opened everybody’s eyes to the underlying risks to our prosperity. We at KKLegal take each client’s business very seriously and their protection too” said Evangelos Katsikis, KKLegal managing partner. “We are committed to the highest standards of information security to protect the sensitive information our clients have entrusted to us”.
ISO 27001 is the globally recognized specification for an information security management system (ISMS). An ISMS is a framework of policies and procedures that includes all legal, physical and technical controls involved in an organisation’s information risk management processes, including but not limited to information security policies; access control; physical and environmental security; cryptography; assets management; communications security; supplier relationships; business continuity management and measures.