SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's first and most comprehensive employer-funded student loan repayment assistance platform Tuition.io, today announced it has achieved ISO 27001 certification for its information security management system (ISMS). This accreditation covers the full scope of Tuition.io's platform offerings, including the payment and processing of student loans.
ISO 27001 is one of the most widely recognized and internationally accepted information security standards. The certification awarded to Tuition.io by an independent security auditing firm confirms Tuition.io's long-standing dedication to security.
"Security is of utmost importance to us at Tuition.io. Becoming the first in our industry to attain ISO 27001 certification is a clear testament of our continued commitment to the highest level of information security," said CTO Noam Katz. "This is a proactive step we are taking to give comfort to employers and employees that we are maintaining the highest standard of safeguarding their data."
As the most complete student debt relief solution available on the market, Tuition.io empowers employers to better attract, retain and engage their next generation of talent who are saddled with stifling student debt by helping them pay it down. Since its launch in 2013, Tuition.io has dramatically changed the student debt landscape helping tens of thousands of borrowers manage more than $2 billion in outstanding loans. Although Tuition.io has already been using ISO and SOC 2 compliant data centers since inception, this certification reflects the company's continued effort to maximize trust and confidence in its IT infrastructure and security capabilities.
ABOUT TUITION.IO Tuition.io is the nation's leading employee benefit platform empowering employers to better attract, retain and engage their next generation of talent who are saddled with stifling student debt by helping them pay it down. The first company to bring employer student loan contributions to market at scale, the award-winning platform has managed more than $2 billion in outstanding loans on its secure platform. Tuition.io works with companies of all sizes, from Fortune 500 companies such as Fidelity Investments and Staples, to startups including ChowNow and Chegg. Tuition.io is on a mission to provide an impactful solution for employers and employees across the country. For more information visit www.tuition.io or twitter.com/TuitionIO.
Media Contact: Debra Benson Illume PR for Tuition.io [email protected] / 310.595.0646