Clicktools Awarded ISO 27001 Security Certification
POOLE, UK February 1, 2012 – Clicktools announced today that the third party audited review of Clicktools security standards has resulted in ISO 27001 accreditation. This internationally recognized security standard highlights the company’s strict adherence to explicit security policies and requirements as they relate to information security.
“As the SaaS market matures, customers are rightly asking providers the same security questions as they do of their own IT systems. Our ability to confidently answer these questions is the foundation of our business,” said Andrew Chapman, Clicktools Technology Director.
Clicktools customers can be confident that their online and offline data will be protected. Gaining this certification helps Clicktools to prove to its customers that they take the security of customer data very seriously and are doing everything they can to protect it. Clicktools is one of the few plug and play survey apps to receive this certification, which requires an on-going demonstrated effort to follow guidelines for information security.
“The ISO accreditation confirms Clicktools’ continued efforts to offer world-class customer
service, systems, technology and security by adhering to internationally recognized standards. As Clicktools continues to provide web-based, plug-n-play technology for surveys, scripts and forms, it is our ongoing goal to reinforce these standards of excellence in security,” stated Clicktools CEO, David Jackson.
The third party review included a complete examination of the organization’s data security risks, the design and implementation of information security controls, and the adoption of management processes for ensuring information security controls ongoing.
Clicktools’ plug-n-play, SaaS solution makes it easy to create surveys, dynamic sales scripts and interactive web forms to collect important information across the customer journey and integrate those insights into an organization’s CRM. Clicktools has received the salesforce.com AppExchange Customer Choice Award for Surveys for the last four years and is currently used by over 400 organizations. Clicktools is privately owned with headquarters in the UK and an office in Phoenix, AZ. For more information, visit http://www.clicktools.com.
About ISO 27001
ISO/IEC 27001, part of the growing ISO/IEC 27000 family of standards, is an Information Security Management System (ISMS) standard published in October 2005 by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). Its full name is ISO/IEC 27001:2005 – Information technology — Security techniques — Information security management systems — Requirements.