May 10, 2015

Ali Bin Ali Group’s Information Technology Division achieves ISO/IEC 27001 recertification on Information Security Management System

ABA Group Logo_1425972597The Information Technology Division, reached a celebrated milestone recently. ABA IT has successfully achieved the ISO/IEC 27001 recertification on Information Security Management System. This recertification included an upgrade to 2013 standards.

This achievement makes Ali Bin Ali Group one among a few in Qatar to have secured this distinction. This internationally recognized ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification is issued to the ABA Group’s IT division and covers the Data Center including all operations and procedures. The certificate was issued by EY CertifyPoint (Netherlands) on 4th May’2015.

ISO 27001 is the world’s highest accreditation for information protection and security from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ISO 27001 Standards provide a specific framework for managing information security across the organization. Organizations that adopt such a certification can be formally audited and certified compliant with the standard.

Benefits of this achievement to ABA Group and ABA IT Division are vast; below are some:

1 – Giving our principals and customers greater confidence in ABA Group.

2 – Providing ABA Group with a competitive edge against competitors.

3 – Ensuring our security risks are cost-effectively managed.

4 – Ensuring ABA Group Electronic Information is protected by following the best international practices, standards and regulations.

Congratulations to the IT team! Thank you for your­­ tremendous efforts that made it possible to achieve the ISO 27001 certification.