CIS fulfills international requirements

If companies have a CIS Certificate, they are on the safe side. For in its function as an independent Certification Body, CIS is accredited federally and thus subject to stringent directives.

CIS is being reviewed periodically according to legally prescribed standards for Certification Bodies by the Austrian Ministry for Economic Affairs and thus meets the stringent requirements placed by the international standards ISO/IEC 17021-1 for system certification and ISO/IEC 17024 for certification of individuals.

Accreditation for certification of management systems

acc. to ÖVE/ÖNORM EN ISO/IEC 17021-1 as per decision on accreditation of Akkreditierung Austria as per § 3 AkkG 2012 accreditation body of the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW)


Accreditation for certification of persons

acc. to ÖVE/ÖNORM EN ISO/IEC 17024 as per BGBl. ll Nr. 369/2008


CIS Certificates are official documents, are recognized by the public authorities and customers on an international scale and also are valid before the court.

Worldwide validity

Austrian national accredition is valid worlwide thanks to agreements with EA and IAF.

CIS Certificates are: 

  • documents recognized federally
  • valid evidence of due diligence before the court
  • respected internationally among public authorities and companies

CIS accreditation by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs includes information security acc. to ISO/IEC 27001. As for the field of IT Service Management acc. to ISO/IEC 20000, CIS is accredited by the international organization APMG. 

Not accredited offer

Moreover CIS also offers products which are not accredited by the Austrian Ministry for Economic Affairs:

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