Cornerstone OnDemand Receives ISO 27001 Certification
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 1, 2014 – Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based talent management software solutions, today announced it has earned ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certification for its unified talent management suite. By achieving this certification, Cornerstone OnDemand has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to providing a secure environment for the protection of its clients' data.
ISO 27001 certification is conducted by an independent third-party, and recognizes companies for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continuously improving their Information Security Management System (ISMS). The ISO 27001 certification is the most widely recognized information security management standard certification in the world.
A 2014 Gartner report states that increasing adoption of a more mobile, social, data-driven and consumer-like workplace is causing the breakdown of traditional security models and strategies. As such, security leaders in organizations must rethink their approach to security. ISO 27001 certification demonstrates that Cornerstone has a comprehensive security strategy in place to properly address the security concerns of the digital workplace.
Organizations all over the world use Cornerstone’s unified cloud solution to recruit, develop, manage and engage employees. The company’s talent management suite helps clients facilitate growth in key areas such as identifying and investing in future leaders, fostering talent mobility, and increasing productivity and collaboration among employees.
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“Some of the world's biggest global brands trust Cornerstone OnDemand with their data, so handling information in a highly secure manner is at the center of Cornerstone’s business,” said Mark Goldin, chief technology officer for Cornerstone OnDemand. “The ISO 27001 certification is an important differentiator for us. It shows our clients and employees that we take security very seriously, and that the security and management practices we have in place are of the highest standards and continue to improve.”