Secova Receives ISO 27001:2005 Certification – A Commitment to Information Security

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — October 26, 2010 – Secova Inc., a leading provider of human resource and benefits management services, today announced that it has obtained ISO 27001:2005 certification, the highest internationally accepted certifiable standard for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS). The certification covers the Company’s entire operations across the US and India.

“In today’s environment more than ever before, clients across industries are concerned over the vulnerability of data collected, maintained and managed by service partners. At Secova, we recognize the concern and have continuously worked towards providing our clients with the highest assurance possible. “said Venkat Tadanki, CEO of Secova. “Achieving ISO 27001:2005 certification is yet another step that demonstrates to our clients and their employees that we are fully committed to protecting their information and our service platforms.”

ISO 27001:2005 certification demonstrates and ensures best security practices and a managed approach to business information protection including risk, governance and compliance. It combines risk analysis and risk treatment and is backed up by eleven control domains including: information security policy, security organization, asset management, human resources security, physical and environmental security, communication and operational management, access controls, system acquisition, development and deployment, information security incident management, business continuity planning and compliance.

As of October there are only 6,942 organizations worldwide that are ISO 27001:2005 certified.

“As Secova continues to grow, we consider it essential to be amongst the best in the world in protecting our clients’ data,” said Rajesh Akella, Secova’s Chief Information Security Officer who spearheaded the internal ISO 27001:2005 certification effort. “This certification along with our twice per year SAS 70 Type II certification provides our clients with the best assurance available in the industry.”

Secova is a leading Benefits Management Services company that delivers customized “Value-Sourced” solutions designed to enhance services and reduce operating costs. Secova’s mission is to help its clients control and drive down the cost of delivering Human Resources & Employee Benefit Services. Secova’s customized and flexible benefits administration solutions are designed to complement the client’s overall benefit administration strategies, to help lower costs and improve service quality while enhancing timeliness, accuracy and responsiveness to the client’s employees. For more information on Secova, please visit us on the web at

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