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KIB Formally Receives Latest ISO 27001 Information Security Certification

 

24/3/2015



Kuwait International Bank has formally received that latest ISO 27001 Information Security Certification from Bureau Veritas, a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification.

The certificate was received at a ceremony taking place at KIB’s Main Building in the presence of KIB Chairman of the Board, Sheikh Mohammed Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah, KIB CEO, Loai Muqames, KIB’s Head of Information Security, Basil Al-Suwaidan, and Chief Executive of Bureau Veritas Kuwait, Khalid Hamd.

Sheikh Mohammed expressed his deep pride in the certification, describing it as a quantitative achievement which highlights the bank’s commitment to safeguarding customer data to international standards. He explained that KIB has long-invested in a state-of-the-art information security unit with the expertise and resources required to ensure maximum data protection.

Separately, Mr. Hamd of Bureau Veritas congratulated KIB on their achievement, stating that the Bank has demonstrated its ability to consistently adhere to international standards.

Bureau Veritas is recognized by more than 35 national and international accreditation bodies across the world.

KIB became the first Kuwaiti bank to receive ISO 27001:2013 certification earlier this year.

 
     
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