Batelco gets ISO 27001 certification
Manama, March 23, 2010
Batelco’s wholesale division has achieved ISO 27001 certification, the international standard for information security management.
Batelco is the first telecommunications company in the Middle East to achieve the ISO 27001 certification for its wholesale operations.
Gert Rieder, Batelco chief executive Bahrain, received the ISO 27001 certificate from Bureau Veritas chief executive Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, Nicolas Mey, at an official ceremony which took place at Batelco Hamala Headquarters recently.
The ISO 27001 compliance certificate provides assurance that Batelco takes information security seriously. Batelco has an Information Security Management System (ISMS) in place, which complies with best practices for information security management as per the ISO 27001 standards.
“Batelco has a distinct differentiation in the market place when it comes to protecting its customer’s data and this certification now confirms that we have best practices in place,” said Rieder.-TradeArabia News Service