Information security management compliance certification awarded to SAIC’s Homeland and Civilian Solutions Business Unit

(PR NewsChannel) / April 15, 2011 /  

MCLEAN, Va. / Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced today an operation within the Homeland and Civilian Solutions Business Unit was awarded International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001 certification for information security management compliance. The certification was awarded after an independent audit of SAIC’s North American Integrated Services Management Center (NAISMC) by the British Standards Institution (BSI).

ISO is a network of national standards institutes from 157 countries, with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.  ISO/IEC 27001 is the formal set of specifications against which organizations may seek independent certification of their Information Security Management System (ISMS).  ISO/IEC 27001 specifies requirements for the establishment, implementation, monitoring and review, maintenance and improvement of a management system for managing an organization’s information security risks.

The NAISMC, located in Oak Ridge, Tenn., is a world-class IT service management facility that integrates people, processes, technology and customer business strategies to provide comprehensive, business-focused services and solutions to customers around the world. The NAISMC serves as the anchor for a full portfolio of enterprise services and adjunct facilities having additional certifications, including Capability Maturity Model® Integration Levels 3 and 5, ISO 20000 and ISO 9001-2001.

“This certification demonstrates SAIC’s proactive commitment to protecting the vital infrastructure and information within the NAISMC to ensure the security of our customer’s mission critical and proprietary information” said Doug Wagoner, SAIC senior vice president and business unit general manager.

About Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC): SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health.  The company’s approximately 43,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets.  Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of $11.1 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2011.  For more information, visit SAIC:  From Science to Solutions®


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