We are pleased to announce that Welch Consulting has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification. This certification means that our Information Security Management System (ISMS) meets a comprehensive and strict set of requirements in order to keep our information assets secure. By seeking and obtaining this certification, we are committing to continuously review and enhance our data security policies to ensure that we are following industry best practices.

This accomplishment is indicative of the commitment made by our management, economists, consultants, IT professionals, and support staff to data security and the level and breadth of the processes that we have in place to ensure the confidentiality and security of our clients’ data.

”We undertook the rigorous and exhaustive certification process because protecting and securing our clients’ data is our highest priority. Our clients can be assured that their data will be handled with the utmost confidentiality and integrity,” said Douglas Owens, Chief Privacy Officer and Managing Director.

Chief Security Officer and Director of IT, Brenden Brassard said, “Developing and implementing policies, processes, and systems that conform to the highest information management standards demonstrates our commitment to data security. This certification provides our clients with an assurance that Welch strives to reduce the risk of security issues and provides a safe data processing environment.”

ISO standards are developed by experts from all over the world, and certification is achieved through an accredited and independent certification body. To learn more about the ISO/IEC 27001 standard, visit the ISO Information Security Management standards page.

If you have any questions or would like more information about Welch Consulting’s experience and practice areas, please contact us.