International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that it has achieved ISO 27001 certification of its information security management system. ISO 27001 certification provides Dorsey clients with third-party validation that the Firm’s information security policies, processes, and controls meet international standards for best practices.

“Protecting client data and confidential information is as important to Dorsey as it is to our clients. To that end, Dorsey has attained ISO 27001 certification to demonstrate the Firm’s commitment to maintaining the security of client information,” said Ken Jorgensen, Dorsey & Whitney Ethics Partner.

Paul Miller, Dorsey’s Chief Information Officer, says “We are pleased to reach this important information security milestone. ISO 27001 is a globally recognized standard for information security management requiring that an organization show a systematic and ongoing approach to managing confidential information. To maintain certification you must show continuous improvement over time. It’s more than just a point-in-time assessment.”

For more information about Dorsey’s ISO certification please contact Janet Wilth at wilth.janet