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achelos certified according to ISO 9001 and ISO 27001
DQS confirms high quality and information security
Paderborn, November18, 2019 – achelos GmbH is certified according to ISO 9001 and ISO 27001. The Paderborn-based software development and consulting company thus confirms its quality and performance capability and the effectiveness of its quality and information security management system. The certification was carried out by the independent certification body DQS GmbH from Frankfurt am Main, which is accredited by the German Accreditation Body (DAkkS).
In a period of about one and a half years achelos has repositioned itself altogether. The IT security experts have created a new corporate organization that efficiently links the IT infrastructure and business processes with the requirements of the ISO standards and firmly anchors them in the corporate goals. The result is now reflected in the successful initial certification according to ISO 9001 and ISO 27001.
"The successful ISO certifications are another milestone in the positive development of achelos. We see the result as a team effort and a reward for our efforts to raise the quality and safety level of achelos to an even higher level. Quality and safety are part of the DNA of achelos and ensure the long-term success of our company," says Kathrin Asmuth, managing partner of achelos. "With the ISO certifications we give all our business partners an important signal and show our high quality standard," Asmuth continues.
ISO 9001 achelos confirms an effective quality management system (QMS)
achelos has further optimized its processes and structures in order to measurably increase the quality of the company and to make the processes in the company transparent for all employees. The central cornerstones of achelos' quality policy are the team's expert knowledge, the reliability of products, solutions and services as well as a high degree of transparency, which creates business relationships based on trust and partnership.
"achelos is therefore well positioned to react flexibly to the demands of the market. Customers benefit from a high-performance portfolio and comprehensive services," Asmuth continues.
Nationally and internationally, ISO 9001 is the most widespread and most important standard in quality management (QM). The certification according to ISO 9001 confirms the achelos high-quality and systematic business processes, customer orientation, responsible management, employee orientation, relevant decision making and continuous improvement.
ISO 27001 confirms the information security of achelos
The DQS has confirmed achelos the tested data protection standard according to ISO 27001 and the successful introduction, application and security of an information security management system (ISMS).
For companies, ISO 27001 certification is the highest international standard for the certification of information security management systems. Currently, only 1200 companies in Germany are ISO 27001 certified. It offers a systematically structured approach to protect the integrity of operational data and its confidentiality and requires not only a careful risk assessment throughout the company, but also a strict inspection of the ISMS by an independent testing agency. The DQS has assessed and checked the ISMS of achelos with regard to the processing of information according to given standards. The successful certification has already been achieved by achelos in the first audit.