Badger Meter, a leading global innovator and manufacturer of flow measurement, control and communications solutions, today announced it was again awarded ISO 27001 recertification and successfully conducted a SOC 2 (Service Organization Control) Type 2 examination of its Information Security Management System (ISMS). Since 2015, Badger Meter has completed an annual ISO 27001 certification and SOC 2 Type 2 examination, demonstrating a commitment to minimizing potential information security threats and ensuring trust with its customers.
The ISO 27001 audit analyzes how to appropriately operate, monitor and maintain an ISMS, whereas the SOC 2 Type 2 examination assesses companies based on five trust service principles: security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality and privacy. The Badger Meter ISMS allows the company to effectively manage sensitive data and infrastructure found within the BEACON® Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA) cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) and ensure customer data is not compromised.
“Being an ISO 27001-certified and SOC 2-compliant organization confirms that we continuously adopt best practices to prioritize security for our customers and minimize threats throughout our system. It provides assurances to our customers around the world that when they use our BEACON AMA SaaS, their data will be transferred securely and safely,” said Greg Richards, Marketing Manager, Badger Meter. “Safeguarding our customers’ data and respecting their privacy concerns continues to be a top priority for Badger Meter.”
Badger Meter retained Schellman & Co., LLC, a trusted independent audit firm, to conduct its annual ISO 27001 and SOC 2 Type 2 examinations.
As water utilities look to find greater efficiencies and improved flexibility across their water systems, many are turning to BEACON AMA SaaS from Badger Meter. This cloud-based platform is hosted offsite by a leading global cloud services provider, which reduces the need for utilities to maintain and update servers and operating software. Not only is BEACON AMA quick to deploy, it does not require any hardware purchases and includes automatic software updates. Utilities using BEACON AMA SaaS can also deploy cellular communications technology, which eliminates the need for costly fixed-network infrastructure, such as gateways. And they can encourage water conservation through the EyeOnWater® consumer engagement tool, which enables end consumers to see and understand their water use via an app on their smartphone, tablet or laptop.
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About Badger Meter
Badger Meter is an innovator in flow measurement, control and communications solutions, serving water utilities, municipalities, and commercial and industrial customers worldwide. The company’s products measure water, oil, chemicals, and other fluids, and are known for accuracy, long-lasting durability and for providing valuable and timely measurement data. For more information, visit www.badgermeter.com.