(PRWEB) October 16, 2012
TaurusQuest’s delivery centers have been recertified for ISO 27001:2005 for information security practices, by TUV of Germany. ISO 27001:2005 is a globally recognized standard for information security management system. TaurusQuest is also accredited with ISO 9001:2008 certification for its quality management system.
The objective of ISO 27001:2005 standard is to establish, implement, maintain, review and constantly improve on the information security management systems. The standard’s scope includes overarching security practices in managing the premises, engaging and managing people, installing and managing IT infrastructure and software system, and classifying, coding and securing client data. The standard envisages a formal Information Security Management System, made up of policies and processes, to be in place to ensure compliance with the standard and a continuing self-audit to ensure compliance. It works on the Deming principle of ‘Plan-Do-Check-Act’ to structure the processes.
TaurusQuest’s certification covers all of its business in finance, accounting and legal domains. As TaurusQuest processes confidential data, stringent security practices are required to be in place to ensure that the information is secure. This recertification provides an assurance to its clients that their data is secure. Continuous improvement practices are put in place to make sure that the information security practices continue to be in compliance with certification standards.
The process of recertification involves the management to constantly examine the information security risks, threats, vulnerabilities and their impact.
“We have always had a robust security infrastructure for the nature of work we do. This ISO 27001:2005 recertification only validates the health and fitness for purpose of our information security management system. Our customers would be very happy to know of our globally recognized certification. It is twice gratifying to know that the certification was issued by TUV of Germany, renown for their rigorous practices of audit ” said Suresh Illath, Senior Vice President, Service Delivery, TaurusQuest.
TaurusQuest Services Private Limited is a provider of outsourced management of business processes in accounting and legal services since 2005. TaurusQuest and its subsidiary DataTracks are leaders in converting financial statements into XBRL and iXBRL formats for regulatory filings worldwide. TaurusQuest has two delivery centers in Chennai and offices in New York and London. TaurusQuest is certified ISO 27001:2005 by TUV of Germany and continues to hold the certification after recently clearing the second surveillance audit.