ISO 27001 certification for Tata Comm

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SINGAPORE: Tata Communications, a leading provider of the new world of communications, announced that it has achieved the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001 certification for its Security Service Operations Centre located in Chennai, India.


ISO develops and publishes standards that establish best practices across a variety of industries. The ISO 27001 certification is an endorsement of Tata Communications’ commitment to deliver managed and monitored security solutions built to the highest international standards.

Adam Rice, vice president, Security Operations, Tata Communications, said: “Achieving and maintaining operational excellence is a strategic imperative for Tata Communications Managed Security Services and ISO certification is an early milestone towards achieving that objective. As a company, we are wholly committed to reducing operational risk and maximizing the trust and confidence our customers have in our global IT infrastructure security capabilities.”

Using state-of-the-art technology, processes and tools, Tata Communications’ global support team of industry veterans manage and monitor both premise-based and network-based security solutions 24x7x365. Backed by aggressive, performance-based Service Level Agreements (SLAs), Tata Communications’ Managed Security Services support over a dozen leading vendors and technologies and offer customers a consistent service delivery model across all global regions.

From vulnerability and threat protection to identity and access management solutions, global enterprises look to Tata Communications to help satisfy their key governance and compliance requirements while reducing complexity and cost.

Agatha Poon, senior analyst,  Enterprise Research team, Yankee Group, said: “The completion of security audits such as ISO 27001 Information Security certification is one way for customers to evaluate competitive offerings. For service providers that are looking for high quality partners, the level of accreditation obtained with leading vendors and standards organisations could be a critical selection criterion for a strategic partner.”