DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zix Corporation (Zix), (Nasdaq: ZIXI), a leader in email security, was awarded the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001 certification, validating the strength of Zix’s solutions in preserving the security of information assets. Zix’s certification covers ISO standards for the development, operation, and administration of ZixEncrypt®, ZixProtect®, ZixArchive®, ZixMail®, and ZixOneSM solutions.
ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization that develops voluntary, consensus-based international standards supporting innovation and providing solutions to global challenges. ISO 27001 provides an international standard to help organizations manage the security of financial information, intellectual property, employee details or other confidential assets.
“With the sophistication of evolving threats, customers need assurance that their cloud providers are taking the necessary precautions to protect their valuable data. Zix’s ISO 27001 certification is a significant milestone that demonstrates our commitment to deliver solutions that meet the highest security standards,” said David Wagner, Zix’s Chief Executive Officer. “Zix’s customers trust us to provide superior solutions. With the ISO 27001 certification, they can have added confidence that we are not only enhancing solution features and functionality but are also strengthening the security of our development and operations.”
To receive ISO 27001 certification, Zix was audited by CyberGuard Compliance, a global consulting firm focused on cyber security and IT compliance. A recognized ISO 27001 auditor, CyberGuard Compliance certified Zix after a comprehensive review of its security processes and practices, finding it exceeded all qualifications without a single exception during the audit.
In addition to ISO 27001 certification, Zix maintains PCI DSS 3.2 compliance, SOC2 accreditation and SOC3 certification for ZixData Center®. A state-of-the-art facility, ZixData Center hosts Zix’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions with a track record of 99.999% availability.
ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 160 national standards bodies. Through its members, ISO brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant International Standards that support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges. For more information, visit https://www.iso.org.
About CyberGuard Compliance
CyberGuard is based in the United States but serves clients around the globe. Its leadership team has over 150 years of combined business management, operations and related information technology (IT) experience. CyberGuard has performed over 1,000 SOC audits, and focuses on cyber security (InfoSEC) and IT compliance related engagements. For more information, visit https://www.cgcompliance.com.
About Zix Corporation
Zix Corporation (Zix) is a leader in email security. Trusted by the nation’s most influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government, Zix delivers a superior experience and easy-to-use solutions for email encryption and data loss prevention, advanced threat protection, unified information archiving and bring your own device (BYOD) mobile security. Focusing on the protection of business communication, Zix enables its customers to better secure data and meet compliance needs. Zix is publicly traded on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol ZIXI. For more information, visit www.zixcorp.com.