International Systems Research Acquires ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27018 Certification
February 28th, 2018
TOKYO – February 28th, 2018 – International Systems Research Co. (ISR), a certified Google Cloud Premier Partner and cloud security solutions provider, today announced that its Operations Department in Japan was granted the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001* and 27018** certification.
When it comes to cloud service platform design, construction, and operations, ISR considers cloud security as top priority and has been providing CloudGate Service***, a cloud-based authentication service, since 2008. As a result of this continuous effort, the ISR Operations Department passed the reviews and acquired the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and ISO/IEC 27018:2014 certifications within only 10 months.
“All of the members in ISR are proud of this recognition and ISR will continually provide secure cloud service platform design, construction and operation services to our customers with the highest quality and reliability as the ISO certification assures,” said Satori Ohtani, Director of Operations.
|Category||ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (JIS Q 27001:2014)|
Number for the Certifications
|IS 676799 : ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (JIS Q 27001:2014)|
|PII 681411 : ISO/IEC 27018:2014|
|Date of Initial Registration||February 1st, 2018|
|Examining Institutes’s Name||BSI Group Japan K.K.|
Cloud Service Platform Design, Construction, and Operation for Customers
Statement of Applicability, issued on 29/Nov/2017, Version 2
Operation Department, International Systems Research Co.
*About ISO/IEC 27001:2013
ISO/IEC 27001:2013 is an international standard for ISMS (Information Security Management System). It specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving an information security management system within the context of the organization. It also includes requirements for the assessment and treatment of information security risks tailored to the needs of the organization.
**About ISO/IEC 27018:2014
ISO/IEC 27018:2014 is an international standard that establishes code of practice for protection of personally identifiable information (PII) in public clouds acting as PII processors. In particular, ISO/IEC 27018:2014 specifies guidelines based on ISO/IEC 27002, a well-used international standards on information security management, taking into consideration the regulatory requirements for the protection of PII which might be applicable within the context of the information security risk environment(s) of a provider of public cloud services.
CloudGate is an SSO solution that offers high-level security allowing for improved user flexibility and productivity. This service provides various access restrictions and strong authentication mechanisms to secure access to multiple cloud services such as G Suite, Salesforce, and Dropbox. Trusted by over 1,500 organizations and 700,000 users (as in January, 2018), CloudGate is currently one of the leading SSO solutions in the Japanese market. The service enforces strong authentication that goes beyond username and password, and allows organizations to use offerings such as FIDO U2F authentication and fingerprint authentication to further secure their access to the cloud.
****All product names, company names, and organization names appeared are registered trademark.
ISR, established in 1993 in Tokyo, has been a certified Google Enterprise Partner since 2008 and became the first Google Cloud Premier Partner of The Technology Track in Japan in 2017. It has been developing the CloudGate authentication service for G Suite since 2008 and has grown along with the G Suite ecosystem reaching 700,000 users in 1,500 Japanese and international companies at the end of January 2018. The company is built on customer satisfaction, and as such will continue providing high quality products and services based directly on clients’ needs.
ISR Japan Office