NPD’s Global Data Processing Systems Meet the International Standard for Information Security
PORT WASHINGTON, NEW YORK, February 18, 2013 – The NPD Group, Inc., a global information company, has successfully passed the external audit for ISO 27001 certification. The firm was assessed and approved by the certification company QAS international.
The ISO 27001 is the international standard which defines requirements for an Information Security Management System (ISMS), including data centers and all available applications, IT systems, processes and services provided by the organization’s employees and contractors.
NPD’s certification verifies that the ISO information security standard is now an integral component of all business processes within NPD’s global data centers.
“We are pleased to achieve this milestone,” said Avi Halutz, Chief Information Officer for NPD. “We have built our data processing systems to the highest operational standard , and we place a premium on security. We know this is critical to our clients and business partners, and we are committed to delivering quality information as well as protecting confidentiality.”