ISO/IEC 27001:2005 covers all types of organizations (e.g. commercial enterprises, government agencies, not-for profit organizations). ISO/IEC 27001:2005 specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining & improving a documented Information Security Management System within the context of the organization's overall business risks.
ISO/IEC 27001:2005 is designed to ensure the selection of adequate and proportionate security controls that protect information assets and give confidence to interested parties. The world headquarters of Sterling Infosystems, Inc., along with our data processing facilities, have been certified to the ISO/IEC 27001:2005 standard by Perry Johnson Registrars, Inc. since August of 2011.
Sterling is HR-XML Certified and a leading member in the HR-XML Consortium. The HR-XML Certified logo signals a company is a technology leader and is ready to integrate flexibly with clients and partners. Sterling is among the first technology leaders to be awarded certification, including Peoplesoft, Oracle, and SAP.
Safe Harbor Certified
Sterling adheres to the Safe Harbor Principles which are a set of data protection principles to enable U.S. companies to satisfy the requirement under European Union law that an adequate level of protection is given to personal data transferred from the EU to the U.S. Sterling Infosystems is Safe Harbor certified as of 2006.
The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) promotes ethical business practices, compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act and awareness of issues related to consumer protection and privacy rights, within the background screening industry.
The Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association (SAPAA) seeks to establish, promote, and communicate the highest standards of quality, integrity, and professionalism in the administration of workplace substance abuse prevention programs through education, training and the exchange of ideas.
The Drug & Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) seeks to provide education, resources, and advocacy to organizations and individuals involved in workplace substance abuse testing and prevention programs, and to provide a coordinated voice for the industry on regulatory and legislative matters.