OGT Receives ISO/IEC 27001:2005 Accreditation

14-Sep-2010 - United Kingdom

Oxford Gene Technology (OGT) announced that it has been certified compliant with ISO/IEC 27001:2005, an international information security management standard. Extending to all data generation and security procedures, including OGT’s CytoSure™ and Genefficiency™ services, biomarker discovery solutions, and the development of CytoSure Interpret software, this certification acknowledges that data confidentiality, availability and integrity is carefully managed and controlled.

Dr Mike Evans, OGT’s CEO, commented: “Being one of only 448 companies within the UK to be compliant with ISO/IEC 27001:2005 demonstrates our ongoing commitment to information security and confidentiality. It also emphasises the dedication and reliability of our team to provide high-quality products and services, while protecting the integrity and confidentiality of all information and data.”

The ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certification was awarded following an assessment by the British Standards Institution (BSI).

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