Sumo Group, the provider of award-winning creative and development services to the video games and entertainment industries, is pleased to announce it has received its ISO 27001 certification, the leading international standard focused on Information Security Management, published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

The Group’s Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) were subject to a rigorous external audit covering data encryption, vulnerability management, business continuity, disaster recovery plans and other security controls.

Carl Cavers, CEO of Sumo Group, said “The ISO 27001 certification is regarded as a benchmark of excellence and demonstrates the continued investment the Group is making in its people, processes and technology. It recognises our long-standing commitment to information security and shows we are providing the highest security standards across all our business areas. Thank you to our teams for their dedicated efforts in attaining this certification and their ongoing work to remain secure.”

Steven Webb, General Counsel for Sumo Group, said “Information security is a vital element of governance as part of our wider ESG approach. Facilitating effective and sensible management of the business is key to the success of Sumo Group and its partners. This certification is a testimony to this, and with this accreditation we’ve now achieved all of our ESG Governance targets for 2021.”

Sumo Group is dedicated to growing a sustainable business that provides security to its people while delivering a first-class experience to its partners and players. During 2021 the Group announced several initiatives as part of its ESG strategy, including working with Ark2030 to help achieve carbon net zero; charitable activities across its studios and an ongoing schools outreach programme with Ahead Partnership.