February 10, 2015, London, UKWorkshare today announced it has achieved ISO 27001:2013 certification, an internationally recognized information security standard. With recent data breaches pushing information security to the top of the business agenda, this achievement meets growing demand from regulated companies that require a systematic approach to managing sensitive information.

With a deep heritage in servicing regulated sectors such as legal and professional services, finance, and healthcare, the certification builds on Workshare’s commitment to its customers to maintain a consistently high standard of control over their sensitive data.

Anthony Foy, CEO of Workshare commented, “A comprehensive security strategy for governance, risk, and compliance is going to be more important than ever, and our ISO 27001 certification reaffirms our commitment to providing robust information security measures that preserve the integrity of our customers’ sensitive data.”

According to analyst firm Gartner, “All organizations, even those not intending certification, should refer to ISO 27001 when designing their security management program.” ISO/IEC 27001:2013 now offers security and risk managers security measurements with a concrete purpose due to granular information security objective setting for relevant functions and levels. 

More than 2 million knowledge workers from over 62% of the Fortune 1000 use Workshare’s secure file sharing and collaboration applications.

1 Gartner, Security Research Roundup for ISO 27001 Compliance. 11 September 2012. Khushbu Pratap, refreshed March 13, 2014
2 Gartner, ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Shifts Focus From the Effectiveness of Controls to Risk Treatment Plans. 27 November 2013. Khushbu Pratap