International Lottery & Totalizator Systems, Inc., Awarded the World Lottery Association Security Control Standards:2016 Certification and the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certification
January 04, 2018 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsVISTA, CA – January 4, 2018 — INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY & TOTALIZATOR SYSTEMS, INC. ("ILTS") announced today that it has been awarded the World Lottery Association Security Control Standard:2016 ("WLA-SCS:2016") certification and the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification signaling that its information security management practices meet the highest international standards and best practices.
The formal assessment and audit for the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification was conducted in accordance with the PECB auditing and certification procedures by PECB, a global management system certification body accredited by the International Accreditation Service. The WLA certification attests that the Information Security Management System ("ISMS") of ILTS has met the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001:2013, together with the additional security requirements of the General Security and Integrity Control Objectives and Controls of the WLA SCS:2016 for the design, the development and the provision of lottery processing systems, in accordance with the statement of applicability and scope established within the ISMS operated by ILTS. ISO/IEC 27001:2013 is a globally recognized standard for the establishment, maintenance, and certification of an information security management system.
ILTS President Jeff Johnson said, "ILTS is proud that our ISMS is recognized for adhering to the highest information security protocols and best practices. Obtaining the WLA and ISO 27001 certifications is a tremendous achievement as it has demonstrated our commitment to our customers that our information security controls and practices follow internationally recognized information security standards. I congratulate our team who worked diligently during this process. We've invested our time and effort to implement a sound information security management system that complies with the WLA and ISO 27001 standards."
ILTS provides computerized wagering systems, equipment and services to lottery and racing organizations worldwide. Further information on ILTS can be found on the worldwide web at http://www.ilts.com.
The WLA is recognized as the global authority on the lottery business. It is comprised of state-authorized lotteries and gaming organizations from more than 80 countries on six continents. The WLA's Responsible Gaming Principles and Framework is a certification program that outlines lotteries' level of commitment to corporate social responsibility and responsible gaming.