The Natural Resources Institute (NRI) of the University of Greenwich, has been awarded the ISO 27001:2013 certificate for its management of information security, marking a significant milestone in the Institute's and the University’s commitment to data security.
Alcumus ISOQAR, a recognised and respected UKAS-accredited certification body, conducted a rigorous assessment process before awarding the certification.
ISO 27001 is a globally recognised standard for managing information security that helps organisations protect their information assets. The certification demonstrates that NRI has established robust information security policies, procedures and controls to safeguard the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of its information assets.
Professor Sheryl Hendriks, Director of the Natural Resources Institute, said: "We are thrilled to have received this prestigious certification which recognises the hard work and dedication of our staff towards ensuring the security of our information assets. The ISO 27001 certification is a testament to our commitment to providing high-quality research and consultancy services to our stakeholders."
NRI is a specialist research, development and education organisation of the University of Greenwich, UK, with a focus on food, agriculture, environment, and sustainable livelihoods. The ISO 27001 certification places NRI in a select group of organisations that have demonstrated their commitment to information security.
Being awarded the ISO 27001 certification is a significant achievement for the Natural Resources Institute, and it reflects the commitment of the Institute and the University to maintaining the highest standards of information security. NRI's stakeholders can have confidence in its ability to manage and protect their sensitive information, ensuring that the Institute continues to be a leading organisation in its field.
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