Hickey Smith Achieves Successful ISO 27001 Information Security Certification for the Third Consecutive Year
PASADENA, CA, July 14, 2017 — Hickey Smith LLP, announced today it has achieved ISO 27001 certification for information security management for the third consecutive year, demonstrating the firm’s unwavering commitment to information security, integrity, and privacy.
ISO 27001 is an internationally accepted set of standards for information security management that helps organizations keep information assets secure. To maintain the certification, Hickey Smith underwent a stringent evaluation process and will continue to perform annual audits to ensure compliance and to assess initiatives for continued improvement. Hickey Smith is an established, worldwide leader in technology-driven, innovative legal services.
David M. Hickey, managing partner for Hickey Smith, said, “We recognize that the ability to prevent security breaches and protect data from being compromised is of critical importance. This certification emphasizes the extensive measures we have implemented to protect our clients’ confidential data and is a part of our long-term commitment to security best practices.”
According to Chief Information Security Officer and Managing Director, IT Antonella Commiato, “We review our environment on an ongoing basis to identify and address data potential security risks, continuously enhance our security measures, and ensure the confidentiality that our clients expect from Hickey Smith. The annual ISO audit process gives us an opportunity to promote our continual commitment to raise the bar on security.”
Though ISO 27001 certification is not yet required for law firms, Hickey Smith is dedicated to protecting sensitive and confidential information. The firm recognizes that ISO 27001 certification dramatically increases the ability to detect and stop a security breach, and ultimately mitigates risk for the firm and its clients.
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