Aires Becomes One of the First Companies in the U.S. to Achieve ANAB-accredited ISO 27701 Certification
Aires is pleased to announce the company has become one of the first organizations certified in the United States to the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB)-accredited ISO 27701 standard for Privacy Information Management Systems. Audits were successfully completed by A-LIGN, a leading security, privacy, and compliance provider specializing in mitigating cybersecurity risks by assessing organizations with multiple compliance standards.
“A robust Privacy Information Management System has significant advantages. It provides the necessary evidence that privacy requirements are satisfied, demonstrates trustworthiness to our clients, and assists in complying with regulations such as GDPR and CCPA,” said Aires President Jeff Wangler.
ISO 27701 is the first certifiable international privacy standard. It provides a certification path for organizations to demonstrate adherence to privacy requirements and controls. To receive certification, Aires underwent a series of initial audits conducted by A-LIGN and received their certification on March 24, 2020. To maintain this standard, Aires will undergo annual surveillance audits to ensure ongoing conformity.
Aires Executive Vice President Joleen Lauffer stated, “Becoming ISO 27701 certified demonstrates our ongoing commitment to privacy and security standards. It complements our ISO 27001 data security compliance and ensures our clients and their employees the highest level of personal information protection.”
“Aires’ IT team worked diligently to secure this recently accredited standard, and we are proud to become one of the first ANAB-accredited ISO 27701 organizations worldwide,” said Aires Vice President of Product and Technology Rakesh Thapar. “A debt of gratitude is owed to both our hard-working team members and our partners at A-LIGN.”
A-LIGN is one of only a few globally recognized cybersecurity and privacy solutions providers that offer a single-provider approach for organizations. A-LIGN is a HITRUST CSF Assessor firm, Qualified Security Assessor Company, accredited ISO 27001, ISO 27701, ISO 22301 and ISO 9001 Certification Body, accredited FedRAMP 3PAO and licensed CPA firm. With the ability to work with small businesses to the largest of global enterprises, A-LIGN’s experts deliver custom solutions to clients that allow them to demonstrate trust and respect to their stakeholders through high-quality and innovative cybersecurity solutions. For more information, visit www.A-LIGN.com.
Aires delivers best-in-class global and domestic relocation solutions and mobility program management. Having been recognized by The Forum for Expatriate Management, the Better Business Bureau, and the Stevie Awards for organic growth methodology, excellent client/vendor partnerships, and leading-edge proprietary technology, Aires focuses on people, process, and technology to deliver world-class service. The company has also achieved ISO 9001, ISO 14001, FIDI-FAIM, C-TPAT, and Privacy Shield certifications and registrations. Clients are assured a focus on quality and customer service excellence when partnering with Aires. For more information, please visit www.aires.com.