THE SunTrust Bank Nigeria Ltd., has been granted the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) Certification by a Canadian audit firm, the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB).
Alhaji Mohammed Jubrin, the Managing Director of the bank, said at the presentation of the certificate in Lagos, on Monday that the certification was the highest accreditation for Information Security Management System (ISMS).
Jubrin restated the bank’s commitment to provide efficient service delivery to its customers.
“The certification is the world’s highest accreditation for Information Security Management System (ISMS).
“The bank was awarded the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certification after undergoing series of intense implementation exercise and audit processes which began in October 2017.
“This certification is a proof of our commitment to provide all our customers with quality service delivery,” he said.
Presenting the certificates, Mrs Adedoyin Odunfa, the Managing Director, Jewel Digital, a subsidiary of PECB in Nigeria, said ISO 27001 Information Security Management Systems was the international best practice standard for information security.
According to Odunfa, the bank is required to undergo an annual audit review and three-year re-certification process such that the information security standard is maintained.
“The PCI DSS scope comprises the people, processes and technology involved in the storage, processing and transmission of cardholder data/sensitive authentication data in SunTrust Bank.
“The scope of the PCI DSS was carefully determined to give SunTrust maximum value.
“The PCI DSS scope was determined by reviewing network diagrams, business processes, system components included in or connected to the Cardholder Data Environment (CDE), and Associated Personnel,” said Odunfa.
She added that the benefits of the CDE and Associated Personnel would make SunTrust business data secured and boost the confidence of the bank’s customer by protecting their data. (NAN)
– Apr. 16, 2018 @ 18:19 GMT