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Our accreditations

  • ISO 27001
  • Cyber Essentials
  • NEN 7510
  • ISAE 3000
  • ISAE 3402

These global accreditations show our commitment to company efficiency, data safety, security and overall quality. We’re independently audited every year to give our customers confidence in our approach. 

More information on each accreditation can be found below. If you have any queries, please get in touch today. 

ISO 27001 

Ekco is certified to ISO’s world-class information security standard.

Data is the lifeblood of modern business, so it’s crucial that we handle and manage your data effectively. ISO 27001 is a widely recognised security management framework and standard that specifies security management best practices and comprehensive security controls.

Our ISO 27001 certification ensures that information security is aligned with international best practices and business objectives. This demonstrates that the most up-to-date, extensive cyber security controls are implemented ensuring that we protect data to the highest standards.

All Ekco data centres are ISO 27001 certified, ensuring you have ISO 27001 level protection at every turn. Our ISO 27001 certification applies to all Ekco office locations and is reassessed by an independent body every year.

ISO 22301 

Ekco is certified to ISO’s leading business continuity standard.

ISO 22301 is the international standard for business continuity management. It’s designed to protect our business from potential disruption. It showcases that, in the event of an emergency, we can mitigate damage and continue operating. It specifies requirements to plan, establish, implement, operate, monitor, review, maintain and continually improve a documented management system to prepare for, respond to and recover from disruptive events like natural disasters, environmental accidents, technology mishaps and man-made crises.

The ISO 22301 management system lets Ekco identify threats relevant to the critical business functions and ensures Ekco has plans in place ahead of time to ensure our business, and the services we deliver to customers, does not come to a standstill.

Cyber Essentials

Ekco is certified by the UK government-backed Cyber Essentials initiative.

The Cyber Essentials accreditation was created to ensure the highest standards of IT security are in place to safeguard the digital economy. With the threat of cyber attacks today, it’s essential to implement the very best security measures – and not just the essentials.

By implementing Cyber Essentials, we can drive productivity in line with best practices, preventing common breaches while identifying and eliminating threats. This allows us to focus on optimising systems and services for our customers.

This accreditation demonstrates that Ekco are equipped to mitigate the risk from common cyber threats to your data by ensuring that we are at the forefront of cyber risk prevention.

This accreditation demonstrates that we’re at the forefront of cyber risk management, keeping your data safe from common cyber threats.

NEN 7510 

Ekco is certified to NEN 7510 for certain services that we provide.

The NEN 7510 comprises additional personal privacy and confidentiality regulations for healthcare providers, in addition to the GDPR.

NEN 7510 is a set of standards, outlining practices and mandatory requirements for processing personal data, with an emphasis on confidentiality and accountability. It also offers measures and standards to identify risks to ensure the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of secured data. The standards also ensure that data owners can decide what information can be shared, and to which providers.

ISAE 3000 

Ekco holds a valid ISAE 3000 Type 2 Report related to specific services.

International Standard on Assurance Engagements (UK) 3000 (ISAE 3000) is an internationally recognised standard on controls assurance. ISAE 3000 is part of a family of related standards, collectively referred to as ‘SOC (System and Organisation Controls) reporting’. The subject matter of SOC2 reports (including ISAE 3000) covers internal controls over business and IT processes. By taking advantage of the broad framework ISAE 3000 provides, Ekco has the flexibility to choose the control areas most relevant to our internal operations and the associated services we deliver to customers.

An ISAE 3000 audit report is regarded as a quality criterion for service providers that distinguishes them from competitors.

ISAE 3402

Ekco holds a valid ISAE 3402 Type 2 Report related to specific services.

International Standard on Assurance Engagements 3402 (ISAE 3402) is an internationally recognised standard on controls assurance. ISAE 3402 is part of a family of related standards, collectively referred to as ‘System and Organisation Controls (SOC) reporting’. ISAE 3402 provides assurance to Ekco customers that Ekco has adequate internal controls, procedures, and monitoring related to IT and associated service delivery.

An ISAE 3402 audit report is regarded as an indicator of qualify for prospective customers.