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WISeKey renews its ISO 27001 vscertification and WebTrust accreditation, demonstrating its reliability and commitment to complying with the most demanding safety standards and industry best practices
The ISO 27001 standard has rigorous requirements to establish, implement, maintain, and continuously improve a company’s Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Geneva, Switzerland – November 4, 2021 – WISeKey International Holding Ltd. (“WISeKey”) (SIX: WIHN, NASDAQ: WKEY), a leading global cybersecurity, AI, blockchain and IoT company, announces that it has successfully renewed its compliance with the international ISO 27001 certification for information security.
WISeKey provides a scalable end-to-end security framework to protect ecosystems and IoT devices from root to chip. Based on secure semiconductors and taking advantage of PKI technology, it will protect the device and its data at rest or in transit. The security accreditation of these products and services is essential to ensure their reliability.
ISO 27001 structures how companies should manage the risks associated with information security threats, including policies, procedures and staff training. ISO 27001 includes a risk assessment process, organizational structure, information classification, access control mechanisms, physical and technical safeguards, information security policies, procedures, oversight guidelines and report.
The scope of the surveillance audit has been confirmed and covers the evaluation of the WISeKey Semiconductor Management System incorporating the requirements of ISO 27001: 2013. The audit report says “[…] It is impressive to note that all employees in each of the areas audited provided excellent insight into information security awareness within their business operations and work environment. Information security policies appear to be very well understood and there have been no issues with compliance with these policies. The management and staff of Wisekey should take great pride in achieving such a level of information security maturity in all areas of the business […]”
This accreditation once again confirms WISeKey’s position as a reliable provider of security technologies, especially oriented towards the new needs of IoT.
This certification will enable WISeKey to vertically integrate its unique Root of Trust and Identity technology with VaultIC hardware and software, system certification, provisioning and down to management services, creating thus the very first comprehensive and reliable end-to-end cybersecurity platform for people and things (IoT) and gives WISeKey the unique ability to deliver the most secure platform to its customers.
As we move forward, the IoT will quickly become the Internet of Everything (IoE), with more devices and things connected and capable of collecting and transmitting data over the Internet. The potential of WISeKey’s vertical platform for monetization services, blockchain, AI and the data produced by these connected devices continues to grow. The total number of IoT connections is expected to reach $ 27 billion in 2025, all of which require the kind of security chips and software that WISeKey offers. Global spending on services based on IoT / IoE technology is now expected to reach $ 3 trillion by 2025.
Carlos Moreira, Chairman and CEO of WISeKey, commented: “We are very proud to be able to continue to demonstrate once again the robustness of our security portfolio, thanks to the renewal of this important accreditation. “
Bernard Vian, Managing Director of WISeKey Semiconductor, said: “ISO certification of our security practices assures our customers that every process involved in the design and manufacture of our products is carried out under the most rigorous secure and reliable control.
To learn more about WISeKey and its security solutions, visit WISeKey.com.
About WISeKeyWISeKey (NASDAQ: WKEY; SIX Swiss Exchange: WIHN) is a leading global cybersecurity company currently deploying large-scale digital identity ecosystems for people and things using blockchain, IA and IoT while respecting humans as the backbone of the Internet. WISeKey microprocessors secure the ubiquitous computing that shapes today’s Internet of Everything. WISeKey IoT has an installed base of over 1.6 billion microchips in virtually all IoT sectors (connected cars, smart cities, drones, agricultural sensors, anti-counterfeiting, smart lighting, servers, computers, cell phones, crypto tokens, etc.). WISeKey is uniquely positioned to be at the forefront of IoT because our semiconductors produce an enormous amount of big data which, when analyzed with artificial intelligence (AI), can help industrial applications predict failure. of their equipment before it happens. Our technology is Recognized by OISTE / WISeKey, the Switzerland-based cryptographic root of trust (“RoT”) provides secure authentication and identification, in physical and virtual environments, for the Internet of Things, blockchain and web ‘artificial intelligence. The WISeKey RoT serves as a common trust anchor to ensure the integrity of online transactions between objects and between objects and people. For more information visit www.wisekey.com.
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Source: Wisekey International Holding SA