Certification Europe is pleased to announce after a rigorous auditing process, A&L Goodbody has successfully achieved certification to ISO 27001:2013 Information Security standard.
The certification reinforces A&L Goodbody’s commitment to protecting its information from security threats such as cyber-attack, misuse, theft, vandalism and terrorism.
Michael Brophy CEO of Certification Europe presented the certificate to Julian Yarr, Managing Partner of A&L Goodbody at their Dublin Headquarters. Michael Brophy who is an experienced assessor on ISO 27001 and industry expert on Information Security commented on A&L Goodbody achievement. He said:
- “The issue of information technology security has never been more important and the protection of data is a growing concern for clients and stakeholders alike. Having achieved an ISO 27001 certification, we are confident that A&L Goodbody has continually demonstrated their commitment to maintaining the confidentiality of its clients’ data and protecting this information from misuse, corruption or loss. Their clients can be secure in the knowledge that A&L Goodbody adheres to best practices for information security management.”
Julian Yarr, Managing Partner at A&L Goodbody added:
- “Protecting information in today’s environment is one of the biggest challenges businesses face. Achieving this ISO certification shows that we are doing all we can, set against the international best practice, to make our data and that of our clients as secure as it can be. It’s clear to us that clients want to engage with firms who have the highest standards of data protection, and we believe that achieving ISO 27001 provides them with that comfort.”
About the ISO 27001 Standard
The Standard provides a best practice framework within which an organisation can manage and mitigate risks associated with information security. The Standard adopts a process-based approach for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, maintaining, and improving information security management systems.
About A&L Goodbody
A&L Goodbody is a leading Irish law firm that provides a full range of Irish corporate legal services to domestic and international markets. The firm is internationally recognised for its strategic focus on exceptional client service, innovation and talent development. A&L Goodbody has over 780 people, including 91 partners, working across six office locations: Dublin, Belfast, London, New York, San Francisco and Palo Alto.