BroadSoft Achieves ISO 27001 Certification
Prestigious Internationally Recognized Certification Reaffirms BroadSoft's Commitment to Protecting Data of Customers, Partners and Prospects
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), a global unified communication software as a service (UCaaS) provider, today announced that it has received the prestigious ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 27001:2013 certification for its Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) supporting BroadWorks® -- reaffirming BroadSoft's commitment to protecting the data of customers, partners and prospects. BroadSoft's ISMS was certified by National Quality Assurance (NQA), which is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).
ISO 27001:2013 is the international standard for ISMS, and provides the framework for a technology neutral, vendor-neutral management system that enables an organization to assure itself that its information security measures are effective. This includes the continued accessibility, confidentiality and integrity of its own information and that of its stakeholders as well as legal compliance.
"Service Providers and enterprises rely on BroadWorks for its carrier-grade platform with high standards of reliability and redundancy," said Bob Weidenfeller, vice president, operations, BroadSoft. "As the frequency and complexity of security breaches and attacks intensify, our customers are seeking to strengthen their security posture enterprise-wide. ISO 27001 certification assures them that BroadSoft continues to put in place a systematic approach to managing information so that it remains secure at all times."
Building upon BroadSoft's existing TL 9000 and ISO 9001 certifications for quality management, the ISO 27001 certification for information security management places BroadSoft in select company and at the forefront of industry certification. Beyond these standards, BroadSoft has established various processes and tests to ensure the highest levels of carrier-grade reliability and security that are applied to all portfolio solutions and services.
BroadSoft is the leading provider of cloud software and services that enable mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to offer Unified Communications over their Internet Protocol networks. The Company's core communications platform enables the delivery of a range of enterprise and consumer calling, messaging and collaboration communication services, including private branch exchanges, video calling, text messaging and converged mobile and fixed-line services. For additional information, visit http://www.broadsoft.com.
NQA is a leading global independently accredited certification body (registrar), providing assessments (audits) of organizations to various Management System Standards since 1988. Headquartered in Acton, Massachusetts, NQA, USA was established in 1992 as a joint venture between National Quality Assurance (NQA), Limited (headquartered in London, England) and National Technical Systems, Inc. headquartered in Calabasas, CA.
NQA, USA has expertise in many diverse industries including aerospace, telecommunications, electronics, information technology, professional services, transportation and distribution, automotive, plastics, metal and machinery, foods and supply chain management. This expansive expertise means NQA, USA can offer its clients a single point of contact saving them time, as well as an experienced and competent staff based throughout the US to provide local attention. NQA's worldwide operations are accredited to perform management systems registrations by ANSI - ANAB (American National Standards Institute/Registrar Accreditation Board), UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) and various other regional and industry-specific oversight bodies.