COGNATE HEALTH BECOMES FIRST1 IRISH OWNED OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH COMPANY IN IRELAND TO BE RECOMMENDED FOR ISO27001 CERTIFICATION

The ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management System provides requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving an information security management system (ISMS). Cognate Health have worked through the planning and implementation of the system over the past 12 months. A two-stage audit of the offices took place in late 2018 and in January 2019 and recommended Cognate Health for certification.

ISO 27001 can provide a basis for evidence of compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is mandatory to all EU Member States and has significant implications for businesses operating within the EU market.

John Gallagher, Cognate Health Managing Director said

This is a huge achievement for the team here, who have worked tirelessly to ensure we are GDPR compliant. Information security and protection of personal data is a top priority for our public and private sector clients nationwide. That we have been recommended for ISO27001 certification is confirmation that we can provide our occupational health service securely and to the highest possible standard.’

Cognate Health has held ISO 9001 certification since 2011.

Improvement and innovation are what define us everyday and on everything we do, new challenges are already planned, and we look forward to achieving them!

1 – Information based on the available details, till date, of all ISO 27001 certified companies in Ireland

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