Bahrain Bourse Achieves Prestigious Information Security Certification ISO 27001

Saturday, August 21, 2021
Bahrain Bourse, a self-regulated multi-asset marketplace, announced that it has attained the ISO 27001:2013 certification, an internationally recognized worldwide information security management standard, after successfully completing all the requirements and being officially certified by SIS Certifications Pvt. Ltd. The certification marks a significant milestone to formally acknowledge Bahrain Bourse’s commitment to enhance its overall information security and risk management framework.
 
The achievement demonstrates Bahrain Bourse’s investment in people, processes, and technology to protect the information it holds. It also proves the ongoing efforts Bahrain Bourse puts to identify new risks, assess the implications and implement tailored information security controls that minimize any damages to the organization, investors, and stakeholders.
 
ISO 27001:2013 is a globally renowned information security management standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the world's largest independent, non-governmental international organization. The certification process requires an accredited certification agency to conduct an audit to assess how organisations implement, monitor, maintain, and continually improve an Information Security Management System (ISMS) within the context of the organization and business operations including the Information Technology infrastructure.
 
AbdulRahman Al-Shafei - Chief Risk and Compliance Officer at Bahrain Bourse commented, “At Bahrain Bourse, this is a highly important achievement for us, as part of our strategy and ongoing efforts toward managing the overall enterprise risk management, governance, and compliance with regulations. Achieving the ISO 27001:2013 certification illustrates Bahrain Bourse's continuous commitment to enhance its technology and implemented security controls to support its digital journey of enriching investors and stakeholders’ experience. We recognize that the security landscape is constantly fluctuating, particularly within the capital markets. It is our duty to deliver enhanced value-added services and solutions that come with vigorous information security.”
 
He added, “We believe that information security is a success pillar and a critical component of our business model, and attaining the certification provides us with a competitive advantage for our business, as well as for all of our underlying investors. Information security is a continuous process, and we will constantly evolve our security arrangements to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of our underlying investor information.”
 
Mr. Arunendra Dvivedi Managing Director, at SIS Certifications Pvt. Ltd said: “We all congratulate Bahrain Bourse on this great accomplishment which reflects their dedication to enhancing their Information Security framework by adopting a globally recognized information security standard.”
 
SIS Certifications Pvt. Ltd. is accredited by both International Accreditation Services (IAS-IAF) and International Organization for Accreditation Services (IOAS), specialized in providing the ISO inspection/Audit, certification and training services, SIS Certifications has been trusted for over 2 decades, having served more than 15,000 clients in 50+ countries across the globe in almost 100+ international ISO standards for the physical and digital world to create a safer and more sustainable future through safety, quality, security and sustainability solutions.