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A&L Goodbody recognised for international security measures

A&L Goodbody has been acknowledged for its high standards in information security with the internationally recognised ISO 27001 Certification.

The certification reinforces A&L Goodbody's commitment to protecting its information from security threats such as cyber-attack, misuse, theft, vandalism and terrorism. The ISO is the developer and publisher of International Standards and ISO 27001 is the globally recognised framework for managing risks to the security of information. A rigorous auditing process, conducted by Certification Europe, has resulted in A&L Goodbody achieving a full scope certification.

Michael Brophy, CEO of Certification Europe & industry leading expert in ISO 27001 said: “The issue of information technology security has never been more important and the protection of data is a growing concern for clients and stakeholders alike. Having achieved an ISO 27001 certification, we are confident that A&L Goodbody has continually demonstrated their commitment to maintaining the confidentiality of its clients’ data and protecting this information from misuse, corruption or loss. Their clients can be secure in the knowledge that A&L Goodbody adheres to best practices for information security management.”

Julian Yarr, Managing Partner at A&L Goodbody added: "Protecting information in today's environment is one of the biggest challenges businesses face. Achieving this ISO certification shows that we are doing all we can, set against international best practice, to make our data and that of our clients as secure as it can be. It's clear to us that clients want to engage with firms who have the highest standards in data protection, and we believe that achieving ISO 27001 provides them with that comfort."

About the ISO 27001 Standard

The Standard provides a best practice framework within which an organisation can manage and mitigate risks associated with information security. The Standard adopts a process-based approach for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, maintaining, and improving information security management systems.