Visit by GES achieves ISO 27001 data security certification

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Visit by GES achieves ISO 27001 data security certification

GES, a global full-service provider for live events, has secured ISO 27001 certification, recognising its achievements in data security.

The standard was awarded to its Event Intelligence division and Visit by GES platform.

Certification to ISO 27001 requires a rigorous information security management system (ISMS) which is compliant to the 114 requirements.

In addition, qualifying companies must also meet certain security regulations and ensure suitable information security training has been given to staff.

David Cunningham, Managing Director, GES Event Intelligence said: “We are extremely proud of this accreditation. We strive to deliver optimal solutions to our clients, empowering them to better plan, monitor and measure outcomes from exhibitions.

“That said, those solutions must also be robust, scalable and standard compliant. Knowing that we are ISO 27001 certified, our clients can be confident that we are taking every possible step to properly manage and safeguard their data.”

Carl Cheung, Compliance Manager, GES Event Intelligence explained: “Achieving ISO 27001 accreditation was a rigorous process which took over a year to complete.  The project was broken down into various stages, and all required input from a wide range of GES departments including Event Intelligence. After much hard work and determination, we are delighted to achieve ISO 27001 certification.”

Stuart Wood is a news reporter across the Mash Media editorial portfolio. He writes for CMW alongside sister publications Conference News, Exhibition News, Access All Areas and Exhibition World.

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