ISO 27001 Certified Information Security Management System

MERIT is ISO 27001 certified, confirming that our Information Security Management System (ISMS) has been assessed by NSF-ISR, an independent third-party auditor accredited by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB). MERIT’s ISMS conforms with ISO 27001 for MERIT’s expert image management and review services provided to global pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and clinical research organizations that are conducting clinical trials.


ISO 27001 is the best-known international standard for ISMS and their requirements, including best practice in data protection and cyber resilience as well as managing security of assets such as financial information, intellectual property, employee data and information entrusted by third parties. The ISO standard provides companies with guidance for creating, executing, and continually improving an ISMS.


This certification assures customers that MERIT’s documented processes for managing company information, HR processes, and IT systems meet rigorous ISO standards. Conformity with ISO 27001 demonstrates MERIT has an ISMS in place that manages risk related to the security of data owned or handled by the company.

Top 3 Questions About ISO 27001 Certification

Why is ISO 27001 certification important? What assurance does it provide? What do sponsors and CRO partners gain from working with an ISO 27001 certified company? Learn the answers to these questions in this info sheet.


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