KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd. (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT) a global IT consulting organisation has been conferred with the prestigious International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 27001 certification. ISO 27001 is the formal standard of certification of Information Security Management Systems. These are the frameworks to design, implement, manage, maintain and enforce information security processes and controls systematically and consistently throughout the organization.
The entire audit for this certification was conducted by INTERTEK Quality Registrar, a business unit of Intertek Group Plc UK. Issued on December 2006, this certification shall be valid for till Dec 2008. Intertek Inc. audited the organization and awarded ISO27001 certification for Offshore Development Centers in Pune and Bangalore for all Business and enabling functions. KPIT Cummins was evaluated for the effectiveness in implementation of information security policies and procedures to protect customers and organization’s confidential information and Intellectual Property. Regular Internal Audits & Surveillance audits by ISO every 9 months will ensure that the effectiveness is sustained with in the organisation.
Commenting on the achievement, Mr. Girish Wardadkar, President and Executive Director, KPIT Cummins, said, “We are happy to cross this milestone and pleased at the accreditation; it is awarded to those companies who comply with the highest levels of security compliance. Given that we operate in the knowledge domain, our clients have stringent security and business continuity requirements, secure physical and logical access to customers’ information, high availability of infrastructure and continuous performance monitoring of implemented controls. It is vital that we create complete customer experiences through high quality standards and transparent practices. With this certification, we have achieved industry endorsement of existing security practices; adding extra value to our image as a trusted partner of first choice.”
KPIT Cummins has identified all the information assets across the organization and done risk assessment and implemented risk treatment plans; both at physical & tacit IPR / data protection levels. The organization has invested in the implementation of controls to safeguard, monitor & comply with the information security requirements: a dedicated Information Security Forum (ISF) drives this initiative across the organization & is currently focused on creating security awareness in all the employees.
About KPIT Cummins
KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd (kpitcummins.com) established in 1992, is a global IT consulting and engineering partner of first choice for its customers across the globe. With a major presence in IT for Manufacturing, Advanced Technology Solutions (Automotive and Semiconductor Solutions) and Diversified Financial Services verticals, the company has grown at a fast pace of 66% CAGR over the past three years. KPIT Cummins endeavours to be a leader in 3rd party solutions and services for Automotive Electronics & Semiconductor industries. Citigroup-IMA recently identified KPIT Cummins among the top 100 transitioning medium enterprises in India (June ‘06). Among the Fastest 50 companies in India & Fastest 500 companies in Asia-Pacific - Deloitte Consulting (Nov ‘06)