ISO/IEC 27001 is a widely known standard that defines requirements for an information security management system (ISMS), together with more than a dozen standards in the ISO/IEC 27000 family. Their use enables organizations of all types to manage the security of assets such as financial information, intellectual property, employee details or information entrusted by third parties.
TOP-IX has certified the compliance with the standard of its Internet Exchange, or interconnection activity, through a verification process that was conducted by CSQA involving the company staff engaged in this process.
TOP-IX’s business is evolving in line with market trends where many of the networks involved go beyond the “classical” Internet Service Providers but also belong to businesses and players in the financial world.
The certification states that data management in TOP-IX is carried out to the highest standards, ensuring that current clients and Consortium members as well as new parties can find a reliable partner in TOP-IX.
The issue of information security, along its three main axes, confidentiality, integrity and availability, is at the heart of the cybersecurity discussions that have become more and more relevant in the European arena in the last decade.