Our professional associations with various organizations assist us in offering unmatched ISO 27001 services. It is titled “Information Security Management -Specification With Guidance for Use”. This certification is intended for providing a base for 3rd party audits and is ‘synchronized’ with the other management standards, such as ISO 9001 & ISO 22301.
The fundamental purpose of the ISO 27001 standard is to assist in establishing and maintaining an effective information management system, using an incessant improvement approach. It focuses on CONFIDENTIALITY, INTEGRITY, AVAILABILITY of information and implements the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) principles, governing security of network systems and information.
The scheme is supported with a robust audit & certification scheme, as is the case of the ISO 22301 standard. For clients who already possess the ISO 27001 certification, we assist them in value added audits against their information security management system.
The benefit of this certification is that it provides a foundation to understand, develop & implement business continuity within a company to offer assurance in business-to-business as well as in business-to-customer dealings.
The Part 2 of ISO 22301 certification specifies the requirements of a documented Business Continuity Management System regarding its:
The requirements of ISO 22301 are general & are intended to be applied to all organizations, despite of their types, sizes & nature of business.
We have acquired tremendous success in the industry by offering reliable ISO 20000 consulting services. It caters to the IT domain and is considered extremely pivotal for success of a business in present arena. ISO/IEC 20000 is the new IT service management standard that is published to the address the aforesaid necessary service provision.
ISO/IEC 20000 has been developed to:
- Meet the requirements of larger international audience
- Provide a common understanding of the management of IT services worldwide
The certification covers all the facets of IT service management that are the root cause of 80% of total spend on IT by various organizations. The standard is issued in 2 parts and it enables all the service providers to understand the delivery process of enhancing the of service offered to their clients, internal as well as external.
Part 1 is ISO/IEC 20000-1:2005 Information technology service management and Specification for Service Management. It provides all the needs for IT service management and is pertinent to those responsible for:
- Maintaining IT service management in their organization
Organizations can also get certified their IT service management systems independently, in conformation to the requirements of ISO/IEC 20000-1:2005.
Part 2 is ISO/IEC 20000-2:2005 Information technology service management and Code of Practice for Service Management. It provides direction to the internal auditors & assistance to the service providers who are scheduling service improvements or are preparing for audits against ISO/IEC 20000-1:2005.
The changes made in ISO/IEC 20000 with respect to original BS 15000, were to make it more appropriate for the international audience. These changes were applied to
- Format & structure
- Consistency between parts 1 and 2
- Alignment of objectives
- Standardization of terms and clarification of text
The international status of ISO/IEC 20000 is clear evidence that achieving certification against the standard, offers real value in representing in-house or enabling the choice of appropriate external partners.
In this highly competitive market, ISO 9001 services hold a distinguished position. The industries having the certification hold an utmost advantage over others and acquire more trust & credibility. The base of ISO 9001:2008 certification includes 8 fundamental management principles that are:
- Customer focus
- Involvement of people
- Process approach
- System approach to management
- Continual improvement
- Factual approach to decision making
- Mutually beneficial supplier relationships
Advantages of being ISO 9001:2008 compliant are:
- Improved outcome of process
- Professional image
- Increased customer confidence
- Better marketability
- Clarity of responsibility and authority
- Better and defined system
Businesses and firms that deal with patient healthcare information are required to comply with HIPAA. Companies have to face the HIPAA audit at regular intervals by OCR (Office of Civil Rights). Many firms fail to get certified due to lack of proper assistance and compliance. They fail to understand the factors that are covered under HIPAA compliance and feel that undergoing HIPAA trainings ensures compliance which is a misnomer.
Quality Edge provides HIPAA services to businesses. You may rely on us for assistance in HIPAA assessment. You may be on the verge of passing a HIPAA Audit and need to prepare for it. You may be confused where to begin your preparation. We provide you with continuous assistance and step by step guidance and perform the HIPAA assessments.
HIPAA is Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. A regulatory agency conducts formal evaluation of firms and organisations at regular intervals. We help firms to prepare for the formal evaluation.
HIPAA Compliance Checklist includes Administrative Safeguard, Technical Safeguard and Physical Safeguard. These can be completely fulfilled only when you follow certain practices. Quality Edge assists you addressing all concerns.
Why choose Quality Edge over others for HIPAA?
There are many audit consultants who provide auditing services for HIPAA certification. Yet Quality Edge lives up to its name. We follow an organised procedure and maintain transparency. We follow a stepwise process to help you deal with HIPAA compliance.
We also follow a step by step process for HIPAA risk analysis. Here we have listed the steps we follow:
- We understand the scope of analysis
- We ensure that you gather data for risk analysis
- We conduct risk analysis and gap analysis
- We ensure that employees are trained in HIPAA
We achieve the steps by a risk assessment tool which is user friendly and generates reports and also provides a vulnerability scanning feature
The organised procedure and proper documentation helps the client to have a clear idea of our work and efforts. We have a very learned and experienced staff that understands the needs of the clients and makes them feel comfortable throughout the process.
Here are some reasons why you would prefer to choose our services for HIPAA Auditing:
- Our employees have received professional training
- They provide VALUE to clients in terms of BEST PRACTICES
- Our firm has a thorough Business Associate Agreement with our business partners
- We promptly address queries of our clients.