Enterprise-grade cloud security and data privacy give FourKites customers and partners greater peace of mind
AMSTERDAM, May 03, 2022–(COMMERCIAL WIRE)–Leading real-time supply chain visibility platform FourKites® announces today that it meets the standards set by the International Organization for Standards (ISO) for ISO 27017 for cloud services security and ISO 27018 for data privacy as part of its ISO 27001 certification. The achievement represents FourKites’ continued pursuit of the most recent and strict safety standards in the industry.
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FourKites received ISO 27001 certification and is compliant with ISO 27017 and 27018 standards (Graphic: Business Wire)
To qualify, an independent audit committee confirmed that FourKites meets a strict set of security and privacy requirements. ISO 27017 provides guidelines for information security controls applicable and specific to the provisioning and use of cloud services, while ISO 27018 establishes commonly accepted controls and guidelines for implementing measures to protect personally identifiable information (PII) for the public cloud computing environment. Meanwhile, ISO 27001 requires controls for the establishment, maintenance and certification of an information security management system (ISMS).
“Meeting these standards is a testament to FourKites’ ongoing commitment to go above and beyond when it comes to protecting our platform, which consumes more than 250 terabytes of data each month,” said Mathew Elenjickal, FourKites founder and CEO. “Safe and secure data sharing has tremendous benefits throughout the supply chain, including more accurate business planning and risk mitigation, increased customer satisfaction and retention, and improved employee morale.”
Adherence to ISO 27017 and 27018 standards is FourKites latest validation rigorous security effortsincluding its complete General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) privacy program, which even applies in regions where it is not required and incorporates the Schrems II decision.
“Our customers and supply chain partners around the world can be assured that FourKites uses the strongest and most secure standards in the industry to protect their valuable data,” added Elenjickal.
FourKites delivers real-time insights to customers around the world, leveraging proprietary artificial intelligence based on 150 factors, including weather, traffic, and real-time data from GPS, ELD telematics networks, mobile devices, AIS, and more. The company offers out-of-the-box dashboards and reports, automated and customizable notifications that leverage geolocation and temperature tracking, and SKU-level visibility to track multimodal shipments, even when split between multiple carriers.
In the spring of 2021, FourKites received a Patent for its innovative Smart Forecasted Arrival (SFA) solution, which provides companies with highly frequent and accurate estimated arrival times for cargo in transit, even when a truck lacks technology to transmit location data. SFA is now available to FourKites customers worldwide, expanding the benefits of real-time visibility into cargo that is otherwise invisible to modern supply chain management solutions.
four kites® is the #1 global supply chain visibility platform, extending visibility beyond transportation to yards, warehouses, stores and beyond. Tracking more than 2.5 million daily shipments by road, rail, sea, air, parcel and courier, and reaching more than 185 countries, FourKites combines real-time data and powerful machine learning to help businesses digitize their end-to-end supply chains. More than 1,000 of the world’s most recognized brands, including 9 of the top 10 CPG companies and 18 of the top 20 food and beverage companies, trust FourKites to transform their business and create more agile, efficient and sustainable supply chains. . For more information, visit https://www.fourkites.com/.
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