Adnoc Distribution wins ISO certification
Abu Dhabi, May 28, 2014
Adnoc Distribution said it has been awarded the International Organization for Standardization Certification (ISO 27001) by BSI Middle East and Africa for its world-class information security management systems (ISIM) towards maintaining the confidentiality of financial information, intellectual property, employee details or data entrusted by third parties.
Adnoc Distribution markets and distributes petroleum products and services across the UAE, and is among the largest petroleum companies in the Middle East.
The ISO certification is a testament to Adnoc Distribution’s focus in adopting and implementing global standards and best practices to ensure effectiveness, efficiency, confidentiality and integrity in its day to day operations, remarked its CEO Abdulla Salem Al Dhaheri after receiving the certification from Theuns Kotze, the managing director, BSI Middle East and Africa.
The ISO/IEC 27001:2005 is the most rigorous global security standard for information security management systems. To achieve this certification, a company must show a continuous, structured commitment towards managing sensitive company and customer information.
Al Dhaheri said: "At Adnoc Distribution, we prioritize the integration of advanced information security solutions. The implementation and monitoring of quality standards is supervised by industry experts to ensure the integration of maximum security levels in the protection of customer data."
"This helps position Adnoc Distribution as a supplier of choice for quality petroleum products and services," he noted.
"The ISO 27001 certification validates our sustained efforts in leveraging our leadership role in Abu Dhabi to achieve operational efficiency while maintaining core business values that are aligned to the UAE Smart Government initiative," he added.-TradeArabia News Service