ShoreGroup Receives ISO 27001 Certification for Managed Service Security

Certification gives customers the assurance that ShoreGroup’s information security management systems have the necessary controls to protect their information assets.

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ShoreGroup Receives ISO 27001 Certification

ShoreGroup Receives ISO 27001 Certification

Attaining both ISO 27001 and Type 2 SSAE 16 credentials places ShoreGroup in an exclusive position within the managed services business.

New York, NY (PRWEB) June 09, 2014

ShoreGroup today announced that it has received its ISO 27001 (ISO/IEC 27001) Certification for managed service security. The ISO 27001 Certification, published by the International Organization for Standardization, is the leading international standard for measuring information security management systems (ISMS). The certification was granted by BrightLine CPAs and Associates, an ANAB accredited Certification Body based in the United States.

Today, ShoreGroup’s managed services are relied upon by a number of the world’s largest financial institutions, service providers, government agencies, leading IT manufacturers, global service integrators, and major enterprises that have the most demanding security requirements in the IT industry. ShoreGroup’s innovative and highly scalable service model consists of its patented CaseSentry® management and services automation platform deployed within the customer’s private cloud. This eliminates the pitfalls of traditional remote network and applications management methods as no sensitive data ever leaves the customer’s environment. In addition, ShoreGroup’s ShorePatrol® managed service follows strict policies and controls that protect customer data through a multi-tiered approach that is proven to adhere to the most stringent customer security mandates. The ISO 27001 Certification involved an independent evaluation of all facets of ShoreGroup’s managed services practice, and provides customers with the assurance that ShoreGroup’s services have met the rigorous demands of the ISO 27001 audit.

“In today’s world, security is of paramount concern for companies that want to take advantage of the many benefits that managed services offer,” said Robert Bojanek, ShoreGroup’s Executive Vice President. “Our CaseSentry management platform and ShorePatrol managed services were designed to operate in the most highly-secure environments, and we’ve proven our commitment to evolve in the ever-changing security landscape. Achieving ISO 27001 certification provides our global clients and channel partners with an independent validation that ShoreGroup’s security process and controls meet the stringent requirements necessary to protect their vital information assets.”

“ISO 27001 and Type 2 SSAE 16 are the two key security credentials in the industry,” said Robert Veghte Kennedy, ShoreGroup’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “ShoreGroup attaining both certifications places us in an exclusive position within the managed service business. It further demonstrates ShoreGroup’s continued commitment to maintaining the most secure service environment for our clients while delivering the highest level of customer service.”

About ShoreGroup

ShoreGroup is the globally recognized managed services company helping customers achieve their strategic goals by empowering IT operations. Our service approach enables customers to leverage ShoreGroup's expert knowledge and comprehensive patented management technology to create and ensure the optimal success of their vital unified communications, collaboration, contact center, virtualized data center and network assets.

Our customers are major enterprises, cloud and hosted solution providers, medium to large businesses and government agencies that rely on ShoreGroup's service solutions to realize their business objectives for reduced IT operational costs, service assurance, improved availability and performance, and increased customer satisfaction. ShoreGroup's innovative services are delivered directly or through leading channel partners who recognize that ShoreGroup has the best in class service and management technology in the industry.

Additional information about ShoreGroup’s products and services can be found at http://www.shoregroup.com.

About BrightLine

BrightLine CPAs & Associates, Inc. is a leading provider of attestation and compliance services. As the only firm in the world that can provide complementary services for SSAE 16, SOC 2/3, ISO 27001, PCI and FedRAMP, BrightLine is renowned for expertise tempered by practical experience and professionals that provide superior client service balanced by steadfast independence. BrightLine’s approach builds successful, long-term relationships and allows clients to achieve multiple compliance objectives using a single third party assessor.

June 9, 2014

FOR: ShoreGroup, Inc.
CONTACT: Glenn Yeeles

ShoreGroup, Inc.
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