As of February 2023, we are in the final stage of acquiring ISO 27001 and 9001 certifications, a journey we commenced over 2 years ago. As a business, we have a strong foundational belief in the concept of Continuous Improvement and compliance with these ISO standards. With this in mind, we’ve implemented policies and methods to protect your Private Information and Intellectual Property.
It is important to acknowledge that COVID has certainly impacted businesses on a global scale. Many businesses have needed to change how they do business in order to survive and in many instances, COVID has meant employees have needed to work remotely.
For Affordable Staff as of February 2023, we are no longer experiencing these impacts are have moved back to a 100% in-office environment, allowing us to more effectively adhere to these ISO standards.
Over the last few years, we’ve invested a lot of time and resources towards security and infrastructure, with additional measures put in place during COVID which have remained in place, offering additional levels of security and protection for our clients.
We outline these in more detail in the security video above and the text below.
Monitoring cameras are on entry areas and working floors with storage on-site and live internet streaming.
Scanners for every employee logging them on when entering the building and logging off when they leave.
Separate individual lockers are supplied for the staff to place their personal belongings in before entering the work floor, and supervisors attend the working floor, monitoring staff at all times.
From an office perspective, we have security at the entrance of the office at all times and strict policies in place to prevent non-employees entering the office, both during and outside of work hours.
On the PC’s themselves, we restrict the use of work stations where the device can only be accessed at specific times and can only access authorized software and websites.
Local Australian hosted document procedure and data management software are included along with procedures that track the use of data, prevent data deletion and limit the level of access to data.
Each PC has an up to date version of the current windows operating system, which as of recording this video is Windows 10, as well as time tracking software that measures keystrokes and activity levels and also flags unauthorized activity on the PC.
Finally from a people perspective, we have legally-binding employment agreements and non-disclosure agreements with every employee, including enforceable policies around data management.
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