Equiniti Gains Two ISO Accreditations For Its KYC Solutions

Tue 28 Aug 2018

Equiniti KYC Solutions, a division of [FTSE 250 administrative outsourcer] Equiniti Group, announces that it has been awarded two ISO standard certificates for its information security and management systems.

The certificates - ISO27001 and ISO9001 – are internationally recognized accreditations that require the company’s systems and processes to pass the rigorous standards set by the testing agency.

Equiniti’s ISO27001 certificate validates that Equiniti KYC Solutions has implemented comprehensive information security practices to protect its users, their information and their record data in accordance with internationally recognized standards.

The ISO9001 certificate demonstrates Equiniti KYC Solutions’ ability to consistently provide solutions that meet customer and regulatory requirements.

Commenting on the awards, Sian Jones, Managing Director of Equiniti’s KYC Solutions business, said:

“Our ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 27001:2013 certifications testify to our uncompromising commitment to quality and information security across our business. We have always been proud of the high-quality standards and control within our business; obtaining these formal certifications provides independent verification of what we do and is a further signal to our clients that we are a KYC partner you can trust and rely on.”

Robert Soetens, Director of Technology, added:

“I am proud to be part of the business that has now achieved these certifications. Our determined focus and constant drive towards quality and information security, and the accompanying management systems, has led to these accreditations.”

Jones, concluded:

“Equiniti KYC Solutions is committed to upholding the highest standards of security and quality management for the technology, processes and people powering our KYC solutions.”

ENDS

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Notes to Editor:

ISO27001 – one of the most widely recognized and internationally accepted information security standards; one of the few standards that uses a top-down, risk-based approach to evaluation. It describes best practices for an information security management system.

ISO9001 – international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system.

About Equiniti

Equiniti Group is a multinational specialist outsourcer delivering technology-enabled solutions to some of the worlds best-known brands and the UK’s largest public-sector organisations.

It is the UK’s leading provider of share registration, employee share plans, and associated investor services, and also has market leading positions in pension administration and software, and employee benefit schemes.

Equiniti’s services, which are delivered by over 4,300 employees, benefit 28 million people in the UK and 120 countries around the world.

As a digital solutions provider, Equiniti helps public and private sector organisations future-proof their solutions. For example, Equiniti deploys one of Europe’s largest complaint handling systems to over 70,000 users and has more than 1,000 consultants working on-site in some of the largest financial institutions across the UK.

Equiniti also monitors over £35 billion in lending activity and holds compliant marketing data for over 44 million individuals in over 22 million households in the UK.