Bangalore, Feb 18, 2019 – Ninestars, a global leader in digital content transformation solutions, today announced that it has attained the PRIVACY+ certification by Professional Records & Information Services Management (PRISM) International. Ninestars is the first Indian company to be accredited with the PRIVACY+ certificate and only the second in Asia. The certification further demonstrates Ninestars’ commitment to security and privacy of customer data, a critical requirement more now than ever.
Owned and administered by PRISM International, PRIVACY+ is an international certification program allowing participants to demonstrate their commitment to ensuring the privacy of customer data. Only 34 organizations worldwide have achieved this certification.
Regarding the achievement of PRIVACY+ Certification and becoming the first Indian company to do so, the managing director of Ninestars, Gokul Krishnan said, “Protecting the data of our partners is our top priority and achieving this certificate solidifies our commitment of protecting the physical storage and handling of hard-copy records of our clients. With this certificate, we want our stakeholders around the world to both understand and embrace, our commitment to security.”
“Commenting on the achievement for the company’s press release, PRISM International CEO Bob Johnson said, “By achieving PRIVACY+ Certification, Ninestars has demonstrated extraordinary operational excellence and joins an elite global network of information management firms.”
Johnson added, “Ninestars recognizes that consumers benefit by third-party validation of service provider compliance. Under the current climate for data protection, customers’ liability is too great to be validating vendor qualifications without rigorous, audited verification.”
Ninestars has obtained PRIVACY+ Certification by complying with Data Privacy and Record Management requirements (as specified by PRISM) and by adhering to its prerequisite of obtaining SSAE 18 SOC 2 report by a certified CPA Auditor. To complete the certification, Ninestars underwent a thorough, company-wide audit, which reviewed company policies, procedures, employment records, equipment, and security. The audit examined critical areas of data security including building facility access, vendor screening, and employee background checks and drug testing.
PRISM International®, a division of the International Secure Information Governance and Management Association™ (i-SIGMA™), is the global body for companies providing any form of records information management services.
It serves as the educational and oversight authority for service provides offering Record Management services, and it is in that capacity that it offers its PRIVACY+ Certification program. PRIVACY+ verifies the integrity of service providers data security and financial systems, as well as their alignment with applicable regulatory. Know more here: https://prismintl.org
Ninestars is a content technology company that helps organizations transform content to its true digital value. From digitization to data augmentation and analysis, our solutions are differentiated by smart technology – automation, AI, cloud-based platforms, and data science – all tuned for high performance in content-intensive businesses. Know more here: http://ninestars.in
By consistently focusing and evaluating itself against the most relevant, global standards & certification (ISO 9001:2015, ISO 2700:2013, CMMI Dev, SSAE 18 & PRIVACY+), Ninestars strives to help our clients achieve more efficient operations, improved performance, greater reach, and increased impact.