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BCS Global Achieves The Prestigious ISO/IEC 27001 Certification

February 16, 2012 | Hogan Keyser
bcs_global_logo.jpgThis certification demonstrates BCS Global's commitment to providing a highly secure environment for its own, and its managed customers' information and digital assets

London, United Kingdom - February 15, 2012 -
BCS Global Networks Limited, a leading worldwide provider of managed videoconferencing, telepresence, and visual collaboration services, today announced that it has successfully passed the external audit for ISO/IEC 27001 certification, which is one of the highest internationally accepted standards for information security management.

The certification was granted by Lloyds Register of Quality Assurance (LRQA), a world leader in compliance and standards assurance; after their exhaustive review of BCS Global's Information Security Management System (ISMS) framework, documentation and processes.

The ISO/IEC 27001 audit specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving a documented ISMS. It provides a high level of assurance to BCS Global's customers and suppliers that their information assets, when processed by BCS Global are being treated in accordance with excellent business standards.

This certification is a key indicator that demonstrates BCS Global's world-class standards to protect vital customer data from a wide range of cyber threats and vulnerabilities that can lead to data loss. It provides third-party verification that the company's ISMS conforms to the international standard for information security that helps protect the integrity of customers' information assets. It also verifies that the ISO/IEC 27001 is now an integral component of all business processes within BCS Global's offices and VNOCs in London, Toronto, New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai. In addition, the ISO/IEC 27001 certification also gives BCS Global, its customers, shareholders and partners added confidence that BCS Global subscribes to the best information security practices in the industry.

"We are very proud to earn this accreditation for BCS Global." said Clive Sawkins, CEO of BCS Global. "At BCS Global, customer data security is of vital importance, and this certification further affirms that we have all the necessary measures and internal procedures in place to protect the data and minimize any potential security risks. This certification demonstrates our status as a global company capable of conforming to international standards, and we are pleased that our dedication to excellent customer service and data security has been recognized by ISO."

What is ISO/IEC 27001?
ISO/IEC 27001 requires that management:
  • Systematically examine the organization's information security risks, taking account of the threats, vulnerabilities and impacts;
  • Design and implement a coherent and comprehensive suite of information security controls and/or other forms of risk treatment (such as risk avoidance or risk transfer) to address those risks that are deemed unacceptable; and
  • Adopt an overarching management process to ensure that the information security controls continue to meet the organization's information security needs on an ongoing basis

About BCS Global
BCS Global Networks Limited is a leading worldwide provider of managed videoconferencing, telepresence and visual collaboration services. BCS Global's innovative videoconferencing and telepresence solutions enable realtime, rich interactive video collaboration allowing participants to connect seamlessly their telepresence suites, boardroom systems, desktops, laptops, tablets or smartphones.

The company owns a fully deployed Global B2B Video Exchange and interconnects with various providers globally to provide seamless inter-connectivity and inter-operability for intra and inter-company video collaboration to its users across the world to meet instantaneously regardless of their video system, network provider or type of connection.

BCS Global's managed video services provide a consistent and high quality user experience and can be deployed as a fully managed Cloud-based service, a Customer-hosted service, or a Hybrid of both - using either BCS Global's state-of-the-art video infrastructure or directly through the customer's video infrastructure.

Headquartered in the UK, with offices in New York, Toronto, Shanghai and Hong Kong, BCS Global provides comprehensive managed video services, including a 24x7x365 global live video and audio help-desk support to its customers across the globe in over 85 countries in different industry verticals, and major telecom carriers and their customers globally.

For more information, please visit or connect with BCS Global on YouTube, LinkedIn, and @BCSGlobal on Twitter.

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