BlackBox Hosting is committed to meeting and exceeding industry standards for IT business security, safety and continuity. Business certifications allow us to demonstrate this though independent third-party assessments that review company practices, the cutting-edge technology BlackBox provides and also the people behind these services at our data centres and beyond.
CSA STAR Level 2
The CSA STAR Certification is a rigorous third-party independent assessment of the security of a cloud service provider. The technology-neutral certification leverages the requirements of the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 management system standard together with the CSA Cloud Controls Matrix. Certification certificates follow normal ISO/IEC 27001 protocol and expire after three years unless updated.
BlackBox Hosting is fully ISO 27001 certified. The ISO 27001 standards help organisations to keep information assets such as financial information, intellectual property, employee details and third party information, secure. It guarantees that ample controls and other forms of risk treatment are in place to prevent and defend against potential vulnerabilities.
BlackBox Hosting maintains a Service Management Service (SMS) that is certified to ISO 20000-1 standards.
ISO 22301 allows BlackBox Hosting to demonstrate our commitment to achieving the highest available international standard for business continuity management. BlackBox Hosting is ISO 22301 certified, which demonstrates we have the required systems in place to support our customers, and for the provision of SaaS (Software as a service).
BlackBox Hosting has a Quality Management System (QMS) in place to ensure that we supply products and services that meet both regulatory requirements and the expectations of our clients. Our QMS is certified to the ISO 9001 standard. It is also reviewed and updated on a regular basis to help ensure that we continue to meet and exceed expectations.
ISO 14001:2015 specifies the requirements for an environmental management system that an organization can use to enhance its environmental performance. ISO 14001:2015 is intended for use by an organization seeking to manage its environmental responsibilities in a systematic manner that contributes to the environmental pillar of sustainability.
BlackBox Hosting is a government approved cloud service supplier through the G-Cloud 12 framework. For public sector departments, procuring services through the G-Cloud framework is more efficient.
Cyber Essentials +
Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed scheme that helps to protect organisations and their customers, against a whole range of the most common cyber-attacks. BlackBox Hosting is Cyber Essentials Plus certified. The ‘Plus’ scheme requires companies to pass a more hands-on technical verification process to be awarded the certification.