In December 2012, GeoPlace successfully passed its latest ISO27001 Information Security audit, performed by external auditor Lloyds Register. This was the fourth six-monthly external audit for this standard since achieving certification in October 2010, an unbroken period of over two years. In addition, GeoPlace has also maintained its ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard for over four years since achieving certification at the beginning of January 2009, and full recertification from Lloyd's Register in January 2012. GeoPlace is a public sector limited liability partnership between the Local Government Association and Ordnance Survey. Read more here.