Monday, August 9, 2021
Digivault’s parent EQONEX Group (Nasdaq: EQOS) today announced it has been awarded the prestigious International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) information security certification: ISO/IEC 27001.
The certification is awarded to companies and organizations that demonstrate a commitment to adhering to stringent information security standards. It follows an exhaustive audit of systems, policies, and processes at EQONEX, to ensure they are designed to protect, preserve and track how data across the organization is used. EQONEX is the first U.S.-listed crypto company to achieve this certification.
ISO/IEC 27001 (also known as ISO27001) is recognized globally for setting the international standard for Information Security Management Systems. The certification applies to the EQONEX cryptocurrency exchange, digital asset custodian Digivault, and asset manager Bletchley Park.
Jim Pollock, Chief Operating Officer at EQONEX Group, said: “At EQONEX, our focus on providing an institutional-grade platform demands that clients’ information is managed safely and securely. Therefore, we are pleased to receive independent confirmation that our information security framework is best practice. Today’s news gives our clients confidence they are transacting on a trusted and secure platform.”
Chris Ashe, Chief Technology Officer at EQONEX Group, said: “As a company with access to confidential client data, sensitive transaction information, and historical trading records, information security is critical. We are delighted to receive this independent accreditation.”
Digivault, the industry accredited, highly secure, and insured digital asset custody business, has become the first custodian, registered by the UK Financial Conduct Authority, to custody the crypto asset Polkadot (DOT).
Digivault, the secure digital asset custody business of Nasdaq listed EQONEX Group (Nasdaq: EQOS), has become the first stand-alone digital asset custodian to receive approval from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to register as a custodian wallet provider under the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information of the Payer) Regulations 2017 (MLR 2017), as amended.
Digivault has added support for four new coins to meet growing customer demand. The much-anticipated additions of Tether, USDCoin, Paxos Standard and TrueUSD enhance versatility and functionality for Digivault’s customers.
Digivault Limited is registered by the Financial Conduct Authority under registration number 927958.
You can confirm our registration on the FCA's website Registered Cryptoasset Firms (fca.org.uk)
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