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iConcept Achieves ISO/IEC 27001:2005 Certification to Strengthen Information Security

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SOURCE iConcept Software Services Pvt Ltd

HYDERABAD, India, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

iConcept Software Services, a Hyderabad-based IT solution provider, has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certification strengthening the information security. iConcept has been awarded ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certificate following an assessment performed by TÜV SÜD, a global inspection and certification body that expertizes in consulting and certifying for information & data security, for the scope of, 'Information Security Management systems for Software Development Services, Deployment, Maintenance and Support.' iConcept is the first company to get ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certification with NABCB accreditation in India.

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The purpose of an Information security management system is to secure an organization's information assets by identifying, assessing and managing risk factors which are presented by threats and vulnerabilities. This is achieved by identifying all assets of the organization, labelling them and further computing CIAL (Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability, and Likelihood) values and performing the risk assessment. The assets with high risk are treated based on the defined risk assessment procedure.

The implementation of best practices in data security will make the solutions further trustworthy and help the clients in many ways. This will -

  1. protect organization's critical information against disclosure, loss, improper use, unauthorized change and theft;
  2. assure business continuity;
  3.  assure business partners, customers, suppliers that their confidential information is secure and remain confidential;
  4. maintain reputation and trust building a culture of information security; and
  5. promise a secure exchange of information.

Mr. Gangadhar G., the CTO of iConcept said: "Being awarded, the certificate recognizes that iConcept has correctly documented policies and procedures for Information security and risk management for environment and systems. We have moved to a secure location which has best facilities of physical, environmental and logical securities. We have procured software which monitors the systems continuously and diagnose a threat immediately, so that our quick response team can react accordingly."

About iConcept Software Services Pvt. Ltd.: iConcept is a global technology company that specializes in providing real time customer intelligence solutions, with domain expertise in Agri, CPG, Healthcare and Pharma industries. Founded in 2004, iConcept is headquartered in Hyderabad, India. iConcept's turnkey solutions spanning Mobile Querying, Anti-counterfeit, RFID, QR codes, and Loyalty Programs. The comprehensive product portfolio encompasses a unique GIS-based non-captive CRM, SCM and BI solutions that seamlessly integrate with standards ERP systems, enabling its customers to stay ahead of competition.

About TÜV SÜD: Headquartered in Munich, Germany, and founded in 1866, TÜV SÜD is one of the world's leading technical service organizations. TÜV SÜD is dedicated to adding tangible economic value to its customers. The company partners with its customers with early consultation and continuous guidance to make sustainable progress a reality by auditing & system certification, inspection, knowledge services, testing & product certification, and training.

About NABCB: The National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB) provides accreditation to Certification and Inspection Bodies based on assessment of their competence as per the Board's criteria and in accordance with International Standards and Guidelines. NABCB is internationally recognized and represents the interests of the Indian industry at international forums through membership and active participation with the objective of becoming a signatory to international Multilateral / Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MLA / MRA).

For Further Information Contact:

Partha Pratim Mallik 

Email: partha.pratimmallik@conceptglobal.com

Phone: +91-9704770809

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