IMDEX has received recognition for its information security management system and processes, being certified against the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 standard recognised in 161 countries.
The certification demonstrates the company operates an information security management system that is compliant with its mandatory requirements, has systematic processes for managing information security risks, and has implemented controls mandated by the standard, IMDEX said.
The news is of particular importance considering the rising popularity of IMDEX’s cloud connectivity platform, IMDEXHUB-IQ™ – which provides secure access to validated data, seamlessly transmitted from a range of sub-surface instrumentation, analytical instruments and mobile form data inputs.
“With cyber threats recognised by consultancy experts EY as one of the top 10 business risks of 2020, IMDEX’s certification means its clients’ data will be safe from security threats,” the company said.
“IMDEX’s certification through SGS – a globally renowned inspection, verification, testing and certification company – comprises a comprehensive range of activities including:
- “Software development processes;
- “The product development lifecycle for its real-time subsurface intelligent solutions;
- “Manufacturing and deployment of products and technologies;
- “Client support processes; and
- “Information technology systems for supporting these activities and digital functions.”
Commenting on the achievement of ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, IMDEX Chief Operating Officer, Paul House, said: “We know cyber safety is a growing problem globally and IMDEX has worked hard to ensure our information system is secure to provide a solution for our customers.
“It is a significant milestone for our company and provides additional assurance to clients regarding the end-to-end security of their information – for example, ordering and dispatch using our global digital rentals platform, critical data collection and secure transfer with our award-winning cloud solution IMDEXHUB-IQ and ongoing support via our 24/7 Customer Care portal.”
He concluded: “All our stakeholders can be confident we have robust systems and processes in place – which meet the highest industry standards – to protect their data and sensitive information.”
IMDEX’s Chief Information and Transformation Officer, Mathew Regan, added: “The certification demonstrates our company’s commitment to maturing and enhancing our information security posture in line with IMDEX’s growth as a leading global mining-tech company.”