Course Merchant earns ISO 27001 certificate

Creators of Course Merchant show they are serious about information security
Richard Standen, CEO and Brian Lambert of QMS
Richard Standen, CEO and Brian Lambert of QMS
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THETFORD, England - July 15, 2016 - PRLog -- UK-based training services company Connected Shopping Ltd, the firm behind ecommerce platform Course Merchant, have been awarded an ISO 27001 certificate after being assessed by Quality Management Consultants QMS International.

The award is recognition of Connected Shopping Ltd.'s systematic approach to managing sensitive company and customer information so that it remains secure. This assures the data security of people, processes and IT systems by applying a rigorous risk management process.

Connected Shopping Ltd.'s expertise is in the development and supply of e-commerce software and associated services for education providers. Its flagship product, Course Merchant, is an online payment and enrolment system used by training and education companies, universities, museums and government agencies in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and Europe. With e-learning stores running on servers in the UK and abroad, it is particularly important to have information security procedures in place to ensure that data is safe. The ISO 27001 award is recognition that Connected Shopping Ltd. has implemented and adheres to these procedures, making it a company customers can trust.

Richard Standen, Managing Director of Connected Shopping Ltd, based on Brunel Way, Thetford, said, 'We take information security seriously and want to be a company people trust with their data. This certificate goes far beyond shredding documents and not leaving sensitive information in wheelie bins. It is tangible proof that we care about our customers' data and handle it with sensitivity and care. ISO 27001 is an internationally recognised standard, and it helps to smooth the way with new contracts with institutions and companies who will see it as an assurance that their data is safe with us.'

For more information visit, contact or call 01284 277001.

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