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Layer3, MSECB client success story

Achieving the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and ISO/IEC 27017:2015 certifications is a very important and significant accomplishment for Layer3. These certifications illustrate our pledge and commitment to provide highly secure services and securely protecting our customer data as part of delivering Africa’s most robust cloud platform, Layer3Cloud.

Chinua Katchy, Information Security Manager

About Layer3 Limited

Layer3 is a leader provider in cloud, secure and scalable networks. We combine our knowledge of world-class technology solutions and our partnership with leading global technology providers to design, implement and support our clients’ business transformation ambitions. At Layer3, the success of our customers is priority. Our culture drives us to work closely with them to truly understand their business and technology needs.

Why did you choose to get certified against ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and
ISO/IEC 27017:2015?

We chose to get certified to enhance our business processes and demonstrate to our customers and partners our dedication towards prioritizing security management controls as well as indicating our verifiable approach to information security.

What is the difference in your company before and after certification?

Since we achieved the certifications, there has been a significant increase in the confidence of our customers and business partners to deliver secure services and protect customer data.

Implementing the required controls has helped Layer3 improve our overall security posture. We have also observed a significant decrease in the number of security incidents since we implemented the controls.

Benefits of obtaining ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and
ISO/IEC 27017:2015 certification

Getting certified has increased our marketing edge thereby enhancing our ability to retain existing customers as well as winning new business deals. The implementation and certification of the control measures has also helped us improve our security posture while significantly triggering a decrease in the frequency of cyber security incidence.

About your experience with MSECB

Auditing by MSECB was a fantastic experience. The Auditor was very professional throughout the audit process and we are glad we chose MSECB as our certification body.

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