90NORTH achieves preeminent International Security Certification, ISO 27001

IPG Health agency earns certification for marketing services

IPG Health today announced that 90NORTH, the network’s software-based advisorship, has earned International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001 certification for information security management systems (ISMS). The internationally acclaimed ISO 27001 standard aims to secure people, processes and technology through confidentiality, integrity and availability. Following a rigorous process, this internationally acclaimed achievement underscores 90NORTH’s commitment to data security and internal compliance. 90NORTH is the third IPG Health agency to earn this certification, joining SOLVE(D) and Trio, who were certified in 2020 and 2022, respectively.

"Maintaining the security and reliability of privileged information and data is paramount to the work we do for our clients every day at 90NORTH,” said Jack Vance, Managing Director, Data and Activation, IPG Health. “This prestigious certification is a testament to the agency’s relentless pursuit of excellence in information security and commitment to further safeguarding our clients’ data. I look forward to the benefits it will provide 90NORTH, our clients and their customers now and in the future.”

90NORTH successfully achieved ISO 27001:2013 certification after undergoing a comprehensive external audit that examined agency-wide practices. Throughout the audit process, the agency showcased a methodical and well-documented strategy for safeguarding and overseeing critical information. This demonstrates 90NORTH’s commitment to protecting not only sensitive company and client data but also intellectual property, employee records, financial details and information entrusted by external partners.

Technology and data are core to the offering at 90NORTH, as the agency employs its proprietary software products that enable pharmaceutical, biotech and life science companies to solve for complex business problems beyond traditional marketing communications and uncover innovative areas for competitive advantage and growth. This standardization adopts a process-based approach for establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, maintaining and improving the agency’s ISMS.

About 90NORTH, An IPG Health Company

Part of the IPG Health network, 90NORTH is a software-based advisorship that enables pharmaceutical, biotech and life science companies to tackle complex issues beyond traditional marketing communications and uncover innovative areas for competitive advantage and growth. 90NORTH, its name derived from the coordinates for the north pole, uses proprietary software platforms that help clients view challenges from new perspectives and unlock real-world data that drive real-world outcomes. The agency is comprised of a diverse team of solution architects—social scientists, experience engineers, medical experts, business strategists and creative technical designers who explore the innerworkings of problems and help clients visualize unexpected connections and make informed decisions that drive impact and change the trajectory of patient healthcare. Learn more about 90NORTH.