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GoPro’s operations are ISO 27001 certified for information security

Information security is one of the cornerstones of software development at GoPro. The importance of security in information technology has grown in recent years, and GoPro has set an ambitious goal to support and meet these increasing demands.

A milestone was reached when the information security management system (ISMS) for GoPro Case Management Software Solutions was certifiedby the British Standard Institutions (BSI) in Iceland. BSI audited the system according to the ISO 27001: 2013 standard of information security last year. This certification recently passed another inspection, confirming the successful adoption of the certified processes, which cover product development, consulting, services and hosting.

“Information and data loss is one of the biggest threats that companies and organizations need to deal with today, so it’s important for companies to protect information about the companies themselves and customer relations. The information security management system that complies with the requirements of ISO 27001: 2013 is a managed method of managing confidential information that concerns the company so that it stays safe. It helps companies identify current and potential vulnerabilities in information security and enables the company to take action before damage occurs. ”
– BSI

Regular review is an essential part of maintaining the validity of such certifications. Handbooks and quality documents are of little use if they are not maintained and applied. GoPro set a goal of embracing information security as an integral part of the company culture, so that security is a seamless part of daily work. That approach required extensive preparation and the involvement of every department, with proven success.

“This certification in the field of ISO 27001 information security is important to us. We worked hard to document and review all our information security activities, in compliance with this international standard,”  states Helga Ingjaldsdóttir, CFO and Board member Hugvits.

“Information Security is one of today’s greatest IT challenges. GoPro’s ISO 27001 certification is a mark of our commitment to be at the forefront of development and service of reliable and secure solutions. It is a landmark in ensuring the security of our customers’ data both in software development, hosting and service, as well as our business operations. For companies that sell solutions worldwide, it’s an essential part of building trust in the company.”

The ISO 27001: 2013 standard was implemented in accordance with GoPro’s internal security policy, which pertains to development, services, consulting, hosting, project management and operation of information systems, and works to secure the confidentiality, integrity, availability and security of important information.

What is ISO 27001?

The ISO 27001 standard deals with information security, specifies requirements for implementation, maintenance and continuous improvement of information systems and their management in accordance with best practices.

The standard also includes requirements for evaluation and management of security features tailored to the nature of the companies.

 

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New update for GoPro

A new update for GoPro has been released. GoPro now features Privileges, giving administrators the ability to control individual users’ action rights. The update also includes a more powerful Calendar view, and a number of security updates.

Contact your GoPro service representative and take a look at the latest GoPro updates.

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GoPro AFIP at the IASIU 2016 Seminar

GoPro will showcase the GoPro AFIP solution at the IASIU Seminar í Las Vegas this September. With endless numbers of new fraud schemes, data, analytics, and regulations, fraud investigators must find better tools to handle the growing case load. GoPro AFIP maximizes the ROI of SIU teams, boasting a highly configurable platform and intelligent automation features, that put complex investigations in a clear context.

Stop by our booth (Booth 105) and take a look at what GoPro can do for you.

GoPro is Strongest in Iceland 2015

GoPro ltd awarded Strongest in Iceland 2015

GoPro ltd has been awarded CreditInfo’s ‘The strongest in Iceland 2015‘ award. We are very pleased to once again be recognized as an influential contributor to the future of the Icelandic economy. This is the sixth consecutive year that GoPro ltd receives this award, demonstrating our continued success and strong leadership.

Only 1,9% of Icelandic companies have qualified for the award this year, meeting the requirements set by CreditInfo for growth and stability.

 

 

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GoPro is live on the G-Cloud 7 Digital Marketplace

GoPro is available on the UK Cabinet Office’s Digital Marketplace, the G-Cloud 7. The aim of the Digital Marketplace is to make it simpler, clearer and faster for those in the UK public sector to buy what they need, and G-Cloud 7 is the latest government framework for their digital marketplace.

Government frameworks are agreements between the government and suppliers. The basic terms of use are agreed by both parties following a formal Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) procurement process. This saves public sector organisations and suppliers the time and cost traditionally associated with individual procurement contracts. By G-Cloud accredidation, GoPro can easily be procured by UK Government bodies, as they can rest assured the software meets the requirements of the government’s IT strategy.