Workforce Guardian's cloud HR hosting environment has been audited and certified compliant with ISO/IEC 27001 - Information technology - Security techniques - Information security management systems - standards. ISO is the International Organization for Standardization and IEC is the International Electrotechnical Commission.

The standard includes eleven (11) key competencies:

  • Security policy - management direction
  • Organization of information security - governance of information security
  • Asset management - inventory and classification of information assets
  • Human resources security - security aspects for employees joining, moving and leaving an organization
  • Physical and environmental security - protection of the computer facilities
  • Communications and operations management - management of technical security controls in systems and networks
  • Access control - restriction of access rights to networks, systems, applications, functions and data
  • Information systems acquisition, development and maintenance - building security into applications
  • Information security incident management - anticipating and responding appropriately to information security breaches
  • Business continuity management - protecting, maintaining and recovering business-critical processes and systems
  • Compliance - ensuring conformance with information security policies, standards, laws and regulations