Clearwater, Florida – June 28, 2021 – SCC Soft Computer announced recently the company achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification on May 25, 2021. With this certification as a medical device manufacturer, SCC Soft Computer will be held to new international standards for information security management systems and cybersecurity.
In December 2019, as part of SCC’s global expansion—combined with the company’s continued commitment to quality, SCC embarked on a mission to obtain ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification. To achieve this certification, an audit was required, and the company was inspected by Intertek, a UKAS certified auditing organization.
- The stage 1 audit took place at the end of November 2020.
This audit focused on ensuring SCC’s procedures are compliant with ISO/IEC 27001:2013 requirements.
- The stage 2 audit took place in May 2021.
This audit focused on ensuring procedures are being followed, and included an in depth inspection of SCC’s records for objective evidence.
- SCC was informed on May 25, 2021, the company had achieved ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification.
“Since 1979, SCC Soft Computer has been committed to the design, development, delivery, support, and implementation of the safest and most effective laboratory and genetics information systems. Our goal is to have the highest possible level of customer satisfaction and patient safety. To achieve this, SCC’s senior management is dedicated to providing the resources and framework necessary to maintain this level of continuous quality improvement”. Mr. Gilbert Hakim, SCC’s CEO and founder.
About ISO/IEC 27001:2013
ISO/IEC 27001:2013, Information Security Management, is an internationally agreed standard which sets the requirements for information security management systems.
ISO/IEC 27001:2013 specifies requirements for an information security management system, where an organization needs to demonstrate its ability to provide software, cybersecurity, and related services to consistently meet customer and applicable information security requirements. Such organizations can be involved in one or more stages of the lifecycle, including design and development, production, storage and distribution, installation, or servicing of software. Requirements of ISO/IEC 27001:2013 are applicable to organizations regardless of their size and type except where explicitly stated.
About SCC Soft Computer
SCC Soft Computer is at the forefront of laboratory, genetics, outreach, and blood services information systems software development and offers full suites of Web-enabled laboratory and genetics information system solutions. Since 1979, SCC has designed, developed, delivered, implemented, and supported powerful integrated clinical information management system solutions for hospitals, large IDNs (integrated delivery networks), and laboratories.
Considered the world’s largest LIS software production house – with a global workforce of nearly 2,000 professionals dedicated to LIS development – SCC has experience in accomplishing complex LIS implementations in large, multisite environments. SCC’s flagship product, SoftLab®, has been recognized as the market standard for its robust functionality and ease of instrument interfacing, including robotics. The company has a history of success in a wide variety of clinical laboratory environments – from commercial and public health laboratories, to university-based teaching environments, to research and clinical trials labs, and multisite health systems with both distributed and core laboratory operations. Their robust, integrated information systems dramatically increase productivity in the laboratory enabling hospitals of all sizes to optimize their workflows.
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Intertek Group is a multinational assurance, inspection, product testing, and certification company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. An industry leader, Intertek is the largest tester of consumer goods in the world with more than 44,000 employees in more than 1,000 laboratories around the globe in more than 100 countries. For more than 130 years, companies worldwide have depended on Intertek to help ensure the quality and safety of their products, processes, and systems.
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