ISO specialists give IT and digital consultancy the answer for data protection

Huddersfield-based ISO consultants, Synergos Consultancy Ltd are delighted to have worked with Answer Digital to help the business gain ISO 27001 – the International information security standard.

Answer, based in Leeds, work with organisations across all sectors, applying data and digital technology to help them achieve their ambitions. Amongst other large-scale projects, they are supporting the development and delivery of the NHS Integrating Care Programme, working with NHS Digital to join up IT systems.

Answer had already achieved ISO 14001 and their technical work meets many internationally recognised standards, however, they say they are further committed to demonstrating their dedication to data protection.

Jenny Kilburn, Managing Director of Synergos Consultancy says: “When your business holds ISO 27001 certification, you automatically demonstrate to your stakeholders that you are serious about protecting data and your physical environment through the implementation of an Information Security Management System (ISMS) which enables organisations of any kind to manage the security of assets such as financial information, intellectual property, employee details or information entrusted by third parties.”

Synergos are based in Armitage Bridge, Huddersfield

Nigel Garner, chief technology officer at Answer, said: “Answer works with large organisations that range from financial institutions to the NHS, and information security is paramount for our business. So, we worked in partnership with Synergos Consultancy to review our existing capabilities and support our ongoing development. 

“Achieving ISO 27001 certification is recognition of the hard work our team do to ensure the highest standards, and it was invaluable to work with the compliance experts at Synergos who deliver an efficient process.” 

As well as their successful certification, they look to further grow the business, alongside looking to recruit 100 new staff in their two-year expansion strategy.

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