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Utilismart awarded ISO 27001 certification demonstrating world-class information security
LONDON, ON, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ -Utilismart Corporation, a world leading provider of energy management and settlement solutions for electric, water and gas utilities, has announced it successfully attained the International Organization for Standardization certification for Information Security Management (ISO 27001). This accreditation verifies that the ISO information security standard is now an integral component of all business processes within Utilismart.
The ISO 27001 standard, is one of the most comprehensive certifications available to ensure information security controls are in place. This standard also helps the organization to identify, prevent and defend against potential security vulnerabilities. ISO 27001 certification provides assurance the organization will continue to meet and improve security needs on a proactive basis. "Utilismart was positioned by having a portion of the ISO 27001 requirements met within our existing ISMS framework. With Eosensa's assistance, our team was able to remediate any gaps in our existing security posture within a compressed timeframe to prepare for the final audit." said Miro Karlicic, Manager of Technology Development and Support at Utilismart.
"Utilismart's management team commitment to its customers and this project was vital to the successful result; allowing our respective teams to prepare for and pass the certification audit with no issues." - Benjamin A. Boi-Doku, Practice Leader at Eosensa.
"Protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of sensitive data in our ever changing technological environment has never been so critical to business operations. Being regarded as a leader in proactively protecting our client's data is what Utilismart strives for, and we are extremely proud to say that our security measures are world-class" - John Avdoulos, President, Utilismart.
The achievement of the ISO 27001 certification is a significant step for Utilismart as it begins to expand its services to new clients and markets.
Headquartered in London, Ontario, Canada, Utilismart Corporation is a leading provider of energy and settlement management services to electric, water and gas utilities, commercial, industrial and large use consumers in the Ontario electricity marketplace. Utilismart also provides data collection, storage, and delivery services for utilities residential smart metering and AMI deployments. Utilismart's service offerings are not restricted by geography, as demonstrated by a customer base that includes customers located throughout North America and the Caribbean.
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