IMImobile Achieves Internationally Certified World-class Information Security Standards - Becomes India's first Mobile VAS Services Provider to Achieve ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certification

November 16, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
November 16, 2007, Hyderabad, India — IMImobile, the global provider of mobile value added services has achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certification. It has demonstrated its world-class competence in information security management by becoming India's first mobile Value-Added-Services (VAS) Provider to be awarded with the ISO/IEC 27001:2005, the ultimate benchmark for information security.

Speaking on this occasion, A.R. Vishwanath, CEO, IMImobile said, "With security paramount in our customers' businesses, it is imperative that we provide our clients with a guarantee that the information they are processing is protected to World-class standards. We are elated to hold the benchmark of being India's first mobile VAS company to achieve the ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certification, which is only awarded to companies who can exhibit high levels of competence in information security management. This is a strong endorsement of our commitment to taking a proactive stance in the battle against security breaches, a position IMImobile passionately pursues."

IMImobile was awarded this coveted certificate after a comprehensive audit by a team of Auditors from STQC (Standardization Testing Quality Certification), Department of IT, Government of India. STQC is an authorized certification body in India and is accredited by RvA, Netherlands.

ISO/IEC 27001:2005 specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving a documented Information Security Management System within the context of the organization's overall business risks. It specifies requirements, for the implementation of security controls customized to the needs of individual organizations or parts thereof. ISO/IEC 27001:2005 is designed to ensure the selection of adequate and proportionate security controls that protect information assets and give confidence to interested parties. To know more, please visit:


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About IMImobile
IMImobile is a leading provider of carrier-grade messaging platforms and gateways, content management systems, and voice platforms through managed services. Services provided by these platforms include interactive portals, community and user generated content applications, caller ring back tone, and video streaming. IMImobile delivers managed VAS and content platforms and aggregates content for operators and portals, manages the delivery of content for content partners and manages mobile campaigns for media, advertising and enterprise customers. The customers include operators such as Airtel, Vodafone Essar and Maxis, enterprise and portal customers such as Yahoo!, Google and Reuters, content partners such as Sony, Disney and Universal. IMImobile is a fast-growing global company with 300 employees worldwide, operations in 51 countries supporting 202 operator deployments and over 400 content partners. IMImobile’s differentiation comes from its unique combination of content management, operational model, business model and wholly-owned technology, to achieve a quality and breadth of solution, cost effective software-as-a-service delivery model, and high service level availability unmatched in the industry.

About ISO 27001: 2005
Information Sercurity Management System Certification
ISO/IEC 27001:2005 gives recommendations for information security management for use by those who are responsible for initiating, implementing or maintaining security in their organization. It is intended to provide a common basis for developing organizational security standards and effective security management practice and to provide trust and confidence in inter-organizational dealings/trading.