July 18, 2002
Digex customers with robust security methodologies and protection. To receive this certification, Digex had to undergo rigorous evaluations in ten key areas.
This certificate is inclusive of Digex's security policies, the security of the organisation, asset classification and personnel security, physical and environmental security, systems and network security, access controls, systems development and maintenance, business continuity planning and compliance, escalation processes and procedures.
Nick Moy, managing director of BSI Management Systems, said: "In achieving this important certification, Digex has demonstrated its commitment to information security. Registration to BS 7799 shows that Digex has world-class standards for safeguarding the security of its customers businesses."
Pamela Fusco, chief security officer, Digex, comments: “To have achieved this accolade in the UK emphasises Digex's distinction and pledge to implement secure designs and practices for our customers and their end users world-wide. The BS 7799 is widely regarded as the ultimate industry benchmark in the UK for ensuring the establishment of information security and we are exceptionally pleased to have achieved these standards."
Digex is a leading provider of managed services. Digex customers, from mainstream enterprise corporations to Internet-based businesses, leverage Digex's services to deploy secure, scaleable, high performance e-Enablement, Commerce and Enterprise IT business solutions. Additional information on Digex is available at www.digex.com.
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