[md]**Internationally recognized standards for information security governance demonstrates Achievers ongoing commitment to the security of global customers**
San Francisco and Toronto – April 24, 2014 – Achievers, providers of the only true cloud Employee Success PlatformTM, today announced that it is the first rewards and recognition software company in the world to achieve both the ISO 27001 and CSA STAR certifications.
“These certifications are a massive competitive differentiator for us as the only rewards and recognition software provider to implement and be certified against both standards,” said Patrick D. Quirk, Achievers President and CEO. “We are proud to be the industry leader in information and data protection that will enable our customers to continue to focus on the important task of driving business excellence within their organizations.”
The ISO 27001 is the most recognized internationally accepted security standard, ensuring security best practices and a managed approach to business information protection including risk, governance and compliance. The CSA STAR Certification is the first comprehensive third party security assessment tool for cloud service providers (CSPs). It builds on the ISO 27001 information security management system (ISMS) standard by giving companies more visibility into the security of specific areas of their business.
Achievers’ ISO 27001 and CSA STAR certifications help affirm that the company provides a consistent, reliable and secure operating environment to support its 200 customers in over 110 countries worldwide.