Lockheed Martin First Major Systems Integrator to Achieve ISO 27001 Certification
Gaithersburg, Md., 12/08/2009 -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced the successful achievement of ISO 27001 certification, an internationally recognized standard against which organizations certify their Information Security Management Systems. This encompasses frameworks to consistently design, implement, manage, maintain and enforce information security processes and controls, to protect confidentiality, integrity and availability of information.
"Trust is an essential part of what we deliver as a global security company. Our customers and partners can rely on an independent verification that Lockheed Martin's Information Security Management System (ISMS) is in accordance with industry-respected best practices, providing a more trusted environment and ecosystem," said Rick Johnson, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Services. "We also look forward to leveraging the ISO 27001 certification to enhance and create proactive cyber security solutions within the new Lockheed Martin NexGen Cyber Innovation and Technology Center," he continued.
Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Services is one of 100 U.S. companies and the only major systems integrator to attain the ISO 27001 certification. More than 5,500 customer contracts, 13 Lockheed Martin Cyber Security Alliance partners and over 16,500 suppliers rely on resilient and trusted systems to meet their missions and achieve their business objectives. The certification helps affirm the strength of Lockheed Martin's security practices which provide a consistent, reliable and secure operating environment to support its customers, partners and business.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 140,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation reported 2008 sales of $42.7 billion.