We’ve woven the best ISO 27001 practices into our security fabric, going beyond compliance to deliver peace of mind.

At Forte Group, we understand safeguarding sensitive information is mission-critical, and this is why we place a strong emphasis on security. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through our security practices, from routine checks to achieving and maintaining our ISO 27001 certification, showcasing our dedication to the highest security standards.


About the Author

Lilia Volgina Director of Information Security at Forte GroupLilia Volgina,  Director of Information Security at Forte Group. Lilia oversees that security functions across Forte Group are of the highest standards. She strikes a balance between growing the business and pushing security strategies forward.

 

 

 


Our Security and Compliance Best Practices

We base our Information Security and Compliance program on the SOC 2 and ISO 27001 compliance frameworks. To validate our commitment to data protection, we also subject ourselves to regular external audits.  In addition, we comply with various data privacy laws and regulations that apply to our business and our clients. We ensure that we collect, use, store, and share personal data in a lawful, fair, and transparent manner.

Forte Group is Your Trusted IT Security Partner

Our security compliance team ensures that you have a dedicated IT security partner. This is how we do it:

  • Tailored training initiatives: Our team goes through administrative controls, non-disclosure agreements, and regular security awareness and secure software development training
  • Project-specific security measures: Our services come with security integrated into the scope of a project
  • Holistic security assurance: Physical and digital security measures are maintained to ensure server and data security remains paramount to the project. 

ISO 27001 Certification: Your Data’s Fortress

ISO 27001 is an international standard for information security management systems (ISMS) that provides a systematic framework for organizations to manage and enhance the security of their information assets. It covers critical aspects like data protection, confidentiality, integrity, and availability. This standard is particularly crucial in industries where data security is paramount, such as finance, healthcare, and technology
Our path to getting ISO 27001 certified was marked by meticulous planning, rigorous audits, and a pursuit of excellence. These are some of the steps we took: 

Comprehensive Risk Assessment: We conducted a thorough risk assessment to identify vulnerabilities and potential threats to our data security. This helped us develop robust mitigation strategies.

Consistent Security Policies: We created a set of unified security policies and procedures that could be implemented seamlessly across all our locations and teams.

Employee Training: Every member of our team underwent comprehensive training to ensure a deep understanding of their role in upholding data security.

Ongoing Audits and Reviews: ISO 27001 certification necessitates continuous improvement. We regularly evaluate and fine-tune our security measures to stay ahead of evolving threats.

Forte’s ongoing commitment

The ISO 27001 certification is one more step in the journey to achieving the highest standards in data protection. As we continue to provide top-tier software development and quality assurance services, our commitment to data protection persists through 3rd party audits and ongoing improvements. Choose Forte Group for a partnership that not only meets but exceeds the highest standards of data protection. Your data deserves nothing less.