Vinciti Networks bags BS7799 Certification

By siliconindia staff writer   |   Friday, 23 July 2004, 07:00 Hrs
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BANGALORE: Vinciti Networks Pvt. Ltd., an end to end IT Infrastructure Support Services and Technical Support Services provider, has announced that it has been certified by British Standards Institution (BSI) to BS 7799-2:2002, the Standard on Information Security Management Systems (ISMS). Vinciti is amongst the first Technical support companies in India to achieve this certification. BS7799 addresses information security management. It aims to protect an organization’s information from a wide range of threats in order to ensure business continuity, maximize ROI and contain residual risks at acceptable levels.

“With BS7799-2: 2002 certification, Vinciti provides additional assurance to customers with respect to information security, data and process confidentiality and risk mitigation. The certification enables our clients to outsource technical support services and remote management services with confidence to Vinciti” said, C. Ram Mohan, COO of Vinciti.

“We handle and have access to critical customer data. It’s our responsibility to protect customer’s IP and we bring stringent measures to confirm to rigorous security standards. Compliance to BS7799 standard is part of our over all security strategy and this provides significant level of assurance to our customers when it comes to information security management” said P.S.Ravindranath-Vice President-Technical.

“We, at BSI, heartily congratulate Vinciti for achieving ISMS Certification. Naturally, it should give greater confidence and assurance to their customers on protection of their information. The Vinciti Management, at the same time, would have greater internal assurance on business continuity and future expansions” said, Dr. Vinod.K.Jain-Managing Director-BSI India Private Limited.

“BS 7799 certification would also increase employee involvement and enhance morale. They could go with greater confidence to the customers in their ISMS consulting”, he added.

Certification to BS 7799-2 involves assessment by BSI in two phases. The Phase 1 involves review of documents and Phase 2 focuses on assessing implementation and effectiveness of Information Security Management System with focus on continual improvement.

The periodic surveillance visits are carried out to assess the continued implementation, effectiveness and improvement in ISMS.

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