Polycom gets ISO 27001 certification

Polycom, Inc., a global leader in helping organizations achieve new levels of teamwork, efficiency and productivity, has achieved the ISO/IEC 27001: 2013 certification for its Information Security Management System (ISMS), the company said.

The ISO/IEC 27001 is the most widely accepted international standard for information security best practices and helps organizations implement a systematic and proactive approach to managing security risks. The ISO/IEC 27001 certification was awarded to Polycom by an independent and accredited certification body on successful completion of a formal compliance audit of Polycom´s ISMS.

The compliance audit is a rigorous process which includes a thorough review and test of Polycom´s ISMS, which holds important employee and customer data, in adherence to the strict ISO/IEC 27001: 2013 standard requirements. The tests validated Polycom´s effective implementation of administrative, technical, and physical security controls that assist in maintaining confidentiality, integrity, and availability of customer information, confidential data, and intellectual property. The audit also ensured the effectiveness of applicable controls in Polycom´s Product Development Process.

Polycom helps organizations unleash the power of human collaboration. More than 400,000 companies and institutions worldwide defy distance with secure video, voice and content solutions from Polycom to increase productivity, speed time to market, provide better customer service, expand education and save lives. Polycom and its global partner ecosystem provide flexible collaboration solutions for any environment that deliver the best user experience, the broadest multi-vendor interoperability and unmatched investment protection.