Third-party accreditation validates Information Security Management System
ClearStar, a provider of Human Capital IntegritySM technology-based services specializing in background and medical screening, is pleased to announce that it has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 accreditation, which certifies that the company’s information security, cybersecurity, and privacy protection systems and policies comply with international standards of best practice.
Ken Dawson, CIO/CISO of ClearStar, said: “We have always taken a very serious approach to ensuring the security of the information entrusted to us by our clients. With our comprehensive security management program, we are committed to implementing industry-leading policies and procedures as well as cutting-edge technology measures. We are proud to have these efforts recognized through this accreditation.”
ISO/IEC 27001:2013 is an information security standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the world’s largest developer of voluntary international standards, and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). ClearStar’s certification was issued on successful completion of a formal audit process by A-LIGN, an independent and accredited certification body, which confirmed that the company’s IT security systems, policies, and procedures met rigorous international standards in ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data.
“Maintaining the integrity of data relating to the individual is at our very core and this certification attests to our ability to deliver that,” added Robert J. Vale, Jr., CEO of ClearStar. “This internationally-recognized certification, which complements our NAPBS accreditation, provides further assurance to our clients and partners that measures to maintain the security of their data and information are embedded in all areas of our organization.”
ClearStar, Inc. is a leading provider of Human Capital IntegritySM technology-based services specializing in background and medical screening. It provides employment intelligence direct to employers and via channel partners/consumer reporting agencies (“CRAs”) to support better recruitment and other decisions affecting employees by increasing the quality, reliability, and visibility of information.
A seven-time Inc. 5000 honoree and founding member of the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA, formerly NAPBS), ClearStar has provided innovative technology solutions to businesses in the human capital management industry from its corporate offices in Alpharetta, Georgia since 1995. For more information about ClearStar, please visit: www.clearstar.net.