OLD LYME, Conn., June 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Simpson Healthcare, a leading science-based agency providing the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical diagnostic and device industries with a broad range of services in support of global marketing strategies, today announced that it has successfully ISO/IEC 27001 certification and its ISO/IEC 27701 privacy information management extension.
Scott Algeria, President and CEO of Simpson Healthcare, said, “ISO 27001 and ISO 27701 are widely recognized and recognized industry standards. This is an achievement for Simpson Healthcare and demonstrates our continued commitment to security and privacy.” This provides independent third-party validation that we have appropriate controls in place to mitigate the risks associated with the services we provide to our clients and is essential for our clients to meet their own regulatory obligations. Abdullah AminSVP Engineering + IT Security, said, “These certifications underscore our commitment to data privacy and information security. Our customers know their information is secure and handled appropriately maintaining security and compliance.”
About ISO/IEC 27001
For ISO/IEC 27001 certification, Simpson Healthcare’s Information Security Management System (ISMS) scope includes the people, processes and technology to create and support their products and services. The report provides assurance to customers that Simpson Healthcare adheres to these strict and internationally recognized safety standards.
ISO/IEC 27001:2013 is one of the most widely recognized and internationally accepted information security standards, detailing best practices for information security and privacy management. It identifies the requirements of a comprehensive Information Security Management System (ISMS) and establishes quality standards used to measure an organization’s IT security controls and processes for handling and managing data .
About ISO/IEC 27701
For ISO/IEC 27701 certification, the scope of the Simpson Healthcare Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) includes aligning and integrating privacy best practices into people, processes and technology for the protection and management of personally identifiable information (PII).
ISO/IEC 27701:2019 is designed to complement the widely used ISO/IEC 27001 standard for information security management. It specifies requirements and provides guidance for a confidential information management system (PIMS). ISO/IEC 27701 achieves the integration of security and privacy through a personal data management framework that can be used by both data controllers and data processors, a key distinction for Compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
A-LIGN, an independent and accredited third-party CPA firm, has completed the assessment of Simpson Healthcare’s systems and successfully validated that its controls meet the standards required for ISO/IEC 27001 certification as well as the ISO/IEC 27701 extension .
About Simpson Health
Simpson Healthcare is an established science-based agency that provides the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical diagnostic and device industries with a broad range of services in support of global marketing strategies. The products and services provided increase the value of a company for the benefit of stakeholders, while simultaneously disseminating new biomedical knowledge for the benefit of healthcare providers and their patients.
Simpson’s creative and high-quality strategic solutions are delivered with unparalleled customer service and include brand strategy, KOL development, advisory boards, speaker bureaus, live/virtual speaker training, content development , interactive patient case videos, sales force training and community live events.
Contact: Abdullah AminSVP Engineering + IT Security
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