Arab Financial Services (AFS) becomes ISO 27001:2013 certificated (Information Security Management System)
March 13, 2018
Manama, Bahrain – 13th February 2018 – Arab Financial Services (AFS), the leading regional payment solutions provider and FinTech enabler, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the International Standard Organization ISO 27001:2013 certification.
AFS strengthens its mission of committing to the highest standard of data security, confidentiality and integrity of information by achieving the aforementioned certification. As a continuous process of providing assurance to customers, clients and partners, AFS completed a comprehensive ISO 27001:2013 security audit across its departments which was conducted by ControlCase, the global leader in Compliance as a Service (CaaS). This included the assessment of AFS datacenters, internal data practices, documentations and business operations. The extensiveness of the certification ensures continual compliance of data protection. This reaffirms AFS as having one of the most stringent security measures globally.
“AFS is proud to apply an ongoing highly secure program which ensures and protects the information security needs of all stakeholders, clients, partners and customers as part of our daily business operations” said AFS Chief Executive Officer B Chandrasekhar.
“The ISO 27001:2013, as a necessity for information security management, places strict standards on evaluating and identifying risks thoroughly and has the ability to manage and reduce these risks” said AFS Group Head of Information Security & Operational Risk, Kunal Taneja
Left to right: Mr Neil Pavis - Deputy CEO, AFS; Mr B Chandrasekhar - CEO, AFS; Suresh Dadlani - COO, ControlCase; Karolien Holsters - Global Account Manager, ControlCase; Kunal Taneja- Head of Operational Risk and Information Security, AFS at the awarding ceremony.