SAN FRANCISCO and TORONTO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Achievers, providers of the only true cloud Employee Success Platform™, today announced that it is the first rewards and recognition software company in the world to secure and implement three of the most prestigious and internationally recognized information security standards:
CSA STAR Certification
"These certifications are a massive competitive differentiator for us as the only rewards and recognition software provider to achieve all three standards," said Patrick D. Quirk, Achievers President and CEO. "We are proud to be the industry leader in information and data protection that will enable our customers to continue to focus on the important task of driving business excellence within their organizations."
The ISO 27001 is the only internationally accepted security standard for software providers, ensuring security best practices and a managed approach to business information protection including risk, governance and compliance. The CSA STAR Certification is the first comprehensive third party assessment tool for cloud service providers (CSPs) in the world. It builds on the ISO 27001 information security management system standard by giving companies more visibility into the security of specific areas of their business. In applying to become CSA STAR certified Achievers has secured the highest possible GOLD rating across all of the company's controls.
The Safe Harbor certification recognizes security alignment between businesses in the US and the European Union, ensuring that transmission of data and privacy policies follow the same requirements. Safe Harbor allows for the secure and seamless exchange of information internationally – a key differentiator as Achievers continues to expand globally.
Achievers' ISO 27001, STAR and Safe Harbor certifications help affirm that the company provides a consistent, reliable and secure operating environment to support its 200 customers in over 110 countries worldwide.
Achievers delivers the only true cloud-based Employee Success Platform™ that enables remarkable business success. Designed specifically to meet the complex needs of today's changing, modern workplace, it is the most engaging software specifically designed to engage, align and recognize employees. It is software employees love to use every day in over 110 countries. Learn how your company can change the way the world works at www.achievers.com.