SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- FiREapps, the leader in Corporate Currency Analytics, recently earned the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, confirming their commitment to information and data security.
The certification validates that FiREapps has adopted a rigorous set of criteria aimed at providing stringent security over its information assets.
To obtain certification to ISO/IEC 27001, companies are required to implement and maintain a strong information security management system (ISMS) adhering to a set of processes created to mitigate the risks associated with information and data assets. FiREapps selected British Standards Institution, (BSI) to conduct an independent audit for its certification. BSI developed the first standard for information security, BS 7799, which formed the basis for what became the internationally-recognized standard for information security, ISO/IEC 27001.
"Securing information assets is vital for an organization to thrive," said Todd VanderVen, President, BSI Americas. "By achieving certification, FiREapps has demonstrated its commitment to their clients and partners to protect their information so that it remains confidential, going above and beyond what's required for information protection and promoting a standard of excellence."
The certification to ISO/IEC 27001:2013 is subject to annual audits to confirm continued conformance and is valid for three years.
FiREapps is the leading provider of Corporate Currency Analytics and management technologies. Established in 2000, FiREapps developed the first solution to automate foreign exchange exposure management for multinational companies. Through a combination of software solutions and expert analysis, FiREapps helps companies to ensure they're accurately measuring and managing their FX exposures. Numerous companies rely on FiREapps to give them unmatched data insights, help them reduce risk and increase efficiency every day.
FiREapps is headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., with offices in Portland, London and Frankfurt. For more information, visit www.fireapps.com.
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