NEW YORK (PRWEB) DECEMBER 07, 2017
Fareportal, a leading global travel technology company, is proud to announce that it’s locations in India are now ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified.
The ISO/IEC 27001:2013 is an internationally recognized accreditation for Information Security Management Systems to ensure that strict security measures are in place within an organization to protect the privacy of customer data. Fareportal joins a small group of online travel companies to be certified as compliant with this standard. The evaluation for this well-respected certification was performed by external auditor, British Standards Institution (BSI).
"Being leaders in the travel industry, it is important for Fareportal to have the best information security policies and practices in place,” said Ankur Ahuja, Vice President of Information Security (CISO) at Fareportal. “By benchmarking security posture against recognized standards, like the ISO/IEC 27001:2013, Fareportal reflects its deep commitment to maintain customer's data confidentiality which enhances the customer experience while booking with Fareportal.”
Continual advancement of security measures for online travel companies is critical in order to protect sensitive customer and partner information. The ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification provides assurance to stakeholders that Fareportal is taking a systematic approach to managing sensitive company information.
Ahuja added: “This certification further helps Fareportal to gain competitive advantage and prevent ongoing and evolving cyber threats."
“Our security teams in India worked hard to prepare for these audits and we are very proud to have passed the rigorous evaluation the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 has set forth,” said Sam S. Jain, Founder and CEO at Fareportal. “This certification ensures that our locations are operating in accordance with global standards and that we are keeping our customer’s data secure worldwide.”
Fareportal is a travel technology company powering a next generation travel concierge service. Utilizing its innovative technology and company owned and operated global contact centers, Fareportal has built strong industry partnerships providing customers access to over 450 airlines, 1 million hotels, and hundreds of car rental companies around the globe. With a portfolio of consumer travel brands including CheapOair and OneTravel. Fareportal enables consumers to book online, on mobile apps for iOS and Android, by phone, or live chat. Fareportal provides its airline partners with access to a broad customer base that books high-yielding international travel and add-on ancillaries.