ALAMEDA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 23, 2022–
Wind River®a world leader in providing software for mission-critical intelligent systems, announced that it has reached ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, in recognition of its proven commitment to the highest level of information security management. Following an extensive audit process, the certification was issued by A-LIGN.
The global costs of cybercrime are expected to increase by 15% per year, reaching $10.5 trillion per year by 2025, up from $3 trillion in 2015.1 As a result, businesses increasingly need certification measures additional security measures to protect their sensitive information. ISO 27001 certification ensures that Wind River continues to meet increased security requirements and improve its security posture, giving customers confidence that the company maintains the highest level of security measures.
ISO 27001 is a globally recognized standard imposing numerous controls for the establishment, maintenance and certification of an information security management system (ISMS). Wind River’s ISMS is designed to cover all key areas of a robust information security program, with an emphasis on providing secure product management and services for employees, customers and the partners. Wind River received certification in its first ISO attempt, demonstrating the completeness and rigor of its information security program. To achieve ISO 27001 certification, organizations must demonstrate a systematic and documented approach to protecting and managing sensitive company and customer information, including intellectual property, employee and customer data, financial and information entrusted to them by third parties.
“As a company providing software to critical industries where security is paramount, nothing is more important than protecting the assets and data of our customers, partners and employees,” said Rich Kellen, Chief Security Officer information at Wind River. “Achieving the most widely recognized information security certification is not only an industry differentiator, but also a significant achievement and a testament to our ongoing and long-standing commitment to the highest level of security. “
The scope of ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification covers the ISMS supporting Wind River people, processes and technologies related to the provision of customer support and professional services, product management and information technology services. As security requirements increase, Wind River is rising to help customers overcome their cyber requirements challenges by obtaining security certifications such as ISO 27001, Cyber Essential Plus, NIST SP 800-171 and TISAX.
Wind River helps customers on their journey to a future of intelligent systems.
For 40 years, Wind River has been innovating, from having the first real-time operating system on Mars to play a key role in the world’s first successful 5G data session and building one of the largest Open RAN networks in the world.
About Wind River
Wind River is a global leader in providing software for critical intelligent systems. For 40 years, the company has been an innovator and pioneer, powering billions of devices and systems that demand the highest levels of safety, security and reliability. Wind River’s software and expertise accelerate digital transformation across industries including automotive, aerospace, defense, industrial, medical and telecommunications. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio backed by world-class professional services and support and an extensive partner ecosystem. To learn more, visit Wind River at www.windriver.com.
1 Cybersecurity companies, ” Cybercrime will cost the world $10.5 trillion a year by 2025 ”
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PUBLISHED: 03/23/2022 09:00/DISC: 03/23/2022 09:02
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