Security and Confidentiality
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Security and Confidentiality
||Security ISO 27001: Intertranslations is one of the few companies in the translation and localization industry to acquire ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certification for its Information Security Management System. The ISO 27001:2005 defines the requirements for the safe management and handling of information, data and documents. See next section for more information.|
||Secure Portals: Intertranslations uses dedicated Vendor and Customer Portals with encryption technology and running on secure servers (ftp), firewall (firewalls), and secure protocols HTTPS (HTTP in SSL). Furthermore the portals incorporate advanced security policies and utilize anti-phishing and intrusion prevention techniques.|
||Confidentiality: Confidentiality Agreements with customers and Non Disclosure Agreements (NDA) with all our employees and translators.|
||Data destroy and disposal methodologies: Intertranslations has invested in infrastructure, practices and methodologies for the disposal and destruction of sensitive customer information (electronic format or paper media). Sole purpose is to prevent unauthorized access to critical customer data when it is no longer needed.|
||CCTV System: Intertranslations has installed CCTV in all areas of the company in order to secure the premises, prevent thefts, protect employees, monitor working practices, settling disputes, etc.|
||Fingerprint Biometric System in place monitoring entering / exiting the premises and offering positive identification of personnel and visitors.|
||Software and technological infrastructure that pinpoints exactly who is responsible and accountable for any action or task.|
||Data loss prevention (DLP) systems in place so no documents/information can be extracted or transferred without authorization or client approval.|
||Security & Confidentiality Audit: Intertranslations are being extensively audited with respect to its security and confidentiality systems and practices, throughout its 16 years of presence, by large multinational corporations seeking complete confidential and secure translation services.|
What exactly is ISO/IEC 27001:2005?
"ISO/IEC 27001:2005 covers all types of organizations (e.g. commercial enterprises, government agencies, non-profit organizations). ISO/IEC 27001:2005 specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving a documented Information Security Management System within the context of the organization's overall business risks. It specifies requirements for the implementation of security controls customized to the needs of individual organizations or parts thereof.
ISO/IEC 27001:2005 is designed to ensure the selection of adequate and proportionate security controls that protect information assets and give confidence to interested parties.
ISO/IEC 27001:2005 is intended to be suitable for several different types of use, including the following:
- use within organizations to formulate security requirements and objectives
- use within organizations as a way to ensure that security risks are cost effectively managed
- use within organizations to ensure compliance with laws and regulations
- use within an organization as a framework process for the implementation and management of controls to ensure that the specific security objectives of an organization are met
- definition of new information security management processes
- identification and clarification of existing information security management processes
- use by the management of organizations to determine the status of information security management activities
- use by the internal and external auditors of organizations to determine the degree of compliance with the policies, directives and standards adopted by an organization
- use by organizations to provide relevant information about information security policies, directives, standards and procedures to trading partners and other organizations with whom they interact for operational or commercial reasons
- implementation of business-enabling information security
- use by organizations to provide relevant information about information security to customers