CloudTrade Announces International Security Accreditation ISO 27001 For Its Entire Operation

CloudTrade, the leading provider of cloud based e-invoicing and e-document processing services today announced it has been awarded the international ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Accreditation.

ISO 27001 is the internationally recognised standard defining the requirements for an organisation’s Information Security Management System (ISMS). The audit and certification process ensures the availability, integrity and confidentiality of information and network systems and the accreditation covers all CloudTrades’s services, including; e-invoicing and electronic order processing services.

The accreditation process, carried out by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Limited (LRQA), included a complete audit of CloudTrade’s data security policies and processes for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving information security and minimising risk.

CloudTrade has also been awarded the Government backed Cyber Essentials certification for system security, which since 1 October 2014, has been a requirement for businesses intending to bid for any Government and public sector IT contracts.

David Cocks, CEO of CloudTrade, says: “Achieving these accreditations reflects CloudTrade’s commitment to information security and data integrity and further strengthens our position as a global leader in e-invoicing.

“Information security is quite rightly high on many organisations’ agendas and it has been the cornerstone of CloudTrade’s services since our inception. We have always used ISO 27001 and Cyber Essentials compliant data centres to host of our platform and have adhered to internal procedures that have demanded high levels of information security and this accreditation further strengthens our position as trusted partners.


CloudTrade is one of the fastest growing e-invoice and e-document networks, connecting over 120 organisations to thousands of their trading partners electronically across numerous sectors and regions across the globe. Founded in 2010 to offer a fresh approach to e-invoicing, CloudTrade enables companies to evolve past their reliance on paper and trade electronically with their suppliers, irrespective of size or technical maturity. CloudTrade’s unique, patented technology, delivers services not widely seen in the market, in a cost-effective way.