CSC Achieves ISO 27001 Certification in the Washington, DC Area
News Release -- December 01, 2011
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Dec. 1 – CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced that the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Information Technology Infrastructure Program (ITIP), which CSC operates, achieved a globally recognized International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001:2005 certification from Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance.
The certification confirms that TSA’s ITIP program is meeting a recognized benchmark and standard for security. This standard recognizes CSC’s capability to manage information security related to the provision of secure and resilient IT infrastructure and facility management. The ISO 27001 brings with it several benefits, such as lower expenses, improved security, clearer definitions of department roles and standardized procedures.
“This certification represents the highest level of standards for security information management and is respected and recognized across the global information technology industry,” said Mike Gaffney, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector Civil Group. “This accomplishment demonstrates our commitment to quality of service through delivering IT services in a secure manner and our ability to support government agencies as they continue to expand into new technologies such as cloud computing.”
CSC currently provides IT infrastructure services support for TSA, a component of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Specifically, the ITIP services support IT security, solutions delivery, business activities and operational effectiveness for TSA throughout its global IT infrastructure.
The ISO 27001 standard provides IT-related security management system controls that help satisfy the requirements of many regulatory standards. ISO 27001 recognizes that an organization conforms to acceptable standards of quality at every stage of its product or service through a series of documented, repeatable processes.
About CSC’s North American Public Sector
As a go-to partner for critical national programs, CSC offers thought leadership, specialized skills and innovative services in critical areas for government clients. Leveraging a global footprint in both private and public sectors, and experience gained from serving almost every U.S. government agency, CSC’s North American Public Sector (NPS) brings innovative ideas and proven best practices to help the U.S. government meet mission-critical requirements. For more information about CSC’s government solutions, visit www.csc.com/government.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has approximately 97,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.2 billion for the 12 months ended September 30, 2011. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.csc.com.