Everbridge confirms Best Practice for information security management systems with ISO 27001 certification

Everbridge – the specialist in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running – has received ISO 27001 certification, the international standard outlining Best Practices for information security management systems. Compliance with this standard demonstrates the company’s global commitment to a repeatable, continuously improving and risk-based security programme.

Everbridge’s information security management system was inspected by Coalfire ISO, a certification body for management systems accredited through the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB).

The Everbridge suite of products that are ISO-certified include Mass Notification, Safety Connection, Crisis Management, Visual Command Centre, IT Alerting, SMARTweather and ThreatView, as wellas Everbridge’s mobile apps both in Europe and the US.

Established by ISO, the 27001 standard requires the certification of an organiSation’s information security management controls for areas such as data security and business continuity. The certification extends to every level of an organisation’s IT infrastructure stack, including asset management, access control, Human Resources security and application security.

“The primary job of Everbridge’s security team is to create products and services that are resilient and assured,” said Scott Burnett, senior vice-president of operations at Everbridge. “In doing so, we can be sure that our business operations are equally secure. We’ve invested in the rigorous ISO 27001 certification process to provide additional transparency for our customers and demonstrate the highest standards for safeguarding data.”

Burnett went on to state: “Leveraging the ISO framework for our security implementation has provided Everbridge with a common language as we continue to deploy controls and procedures throughout our organisation. With our ISO 27001 certification, we’re demonstrating to our customers that we’ve applied appropriate controls throughout both our corporate and production environments.”

Everbridge helps to ensure that its customers operate in a secure environment that complies with a wide array of industry security standards and regulations including SSAE 18/ISAE-3402 SOC 2 and SOC 3, the General Data Protection Regulation and the US Privacy Shield. Everbridge is part of a group of cloud and SaaS providers that have achieved FedRAMP authorisation, adhering to all 325 security controls.

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Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014 and as Editor of The Paper (Pro-Activ Publications' dedicated business newspaper for security professionals) in September 2015. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk Xtra at Pro-Activ Publications in May 2018.

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