Based in Vienna, Austria, Frequentis has just received ISO 27001 certification. The high-tech company offers control centre solutions, with a core business of air traffic control management. The company employs around 850 staff and has regioinal offices in 50 countries. Frequentis is active in safety and security related markets and so protection of customer data has always been at the forefront of the company. Achieving ISO 27001 standard has now expanded the company’s certification of its long-standing integrated management system.
Customers of Frequentis include public safety, transport and emergency services such as police, fire and medical, therefore it is extremely important for Frequentis to maintain a high level of information security.
ISO 27001 is the international best practise for an Information Security Management System (ISMS) and helps businesses and organisations develop a best in class ISMS. ISO 27001 sets out specific requirements, all of which must be followed, and against which an organisations ISMS can be audited and certified.
For those of you who are new to ISO 27001, the standard is recognised throughout the world and helps organisations achieve a secure and safe ISMS. Introducing ISO27001 (Introduction to ISO/IEC 27001) is a straightforward, practical overview of ISO/IEC 27001, its benefits and how to implement it. It’s the ideal starter package for any individual or organisation that wants to know more about the mission-critical ISO27001. This special kit contains four complementary texts from Alan Calder or Steve Watkins, who are widely acknowledged as experts in the practical implementation of this international best-practice standard, including: An Introduction to Information Security and ISO27001, The Case for ISO27001, ISO27001/ISO27002 Pocket Guide and Nine Steps to Success: an ISO27001 Implementation Overview.