LAGOS – Union Bank of Nigeria Plc (UBN) says it has bagged the internationally recognised ISO27001:2013 standard for information security.
The bank announced this in a statement issued on Saturday in Lagos.
Its Managing Director, Mr Emeka Emuwa, said that the certification reinforced the banks’ commitment to embracing global best practices in ensuring the integrity of its customers’ data.
It is also committed to ensuring a secured operating environment.
Emuwa said that the bank began implementation of its transformation initiatives in 2014 and continued to improve its systems and processes to deliver optimal services to customers.
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He said that the bank got the award after an audit process conducted by the British Standards Institute (BSI) in partnership with the Information Value Chain consulting firm, Digital Jewels.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the ISO 27001:2013 is an information security standard that specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and improving information security management.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
This cut across systems, people and processes.
It includes requirements for the assessment and treatment of information security risks specifically tailored to the needs of an organisation. (NAN)