This cross-company audit and exchange procedure for information security is a prerequisite for reliable cooperation with our customers. The auditing ensures compliance with the protection goals of availability, integrity and confidentiality, and their credible documentation. The results are published on a platform that allows access to all audited companies (TISAX® participants as a Quick Reference Guide) and approved OEMs.
“It was a big challenge” reports Stefan Schlüter (kick information security officer and project manager of the TISAX® audit). “The topic is complex and wide-ranging. However, it is worthwhile as we now have the certainty and confirmation from the assessor that we can genuinely protect our customers’ information assets as well as our own. We’ve also trained all our employees and network partners in this regard.”
Quote by Tegist Berhanu (office management, Berlin site): “Preparation for the audit began in summer 2021 with the drafting of some 300 documents in total, i.e. guidelines, process descriptions, work instructions and verifications.”
More information about the TISAX® audit in the automotive industry is available in this Dekra-Whitepaper.
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