By Linda Ike
The MSECB, a leading international provider of Audit and Certification Services has granted the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) three Information Security Management System ISO.
These are; Information Security Management System ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (on how organizations manage and protect their information assets so that they remain safe and secure, using this robust framework) and IT Service Management System ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 (on how to ensure effective and resilient services in today’s changing service delivery environment).
Other other one is Business Continuity Management System, ISO 22301(on the requirements for a management system to protect against, reduce the likelihood of, and ensure businesses recover from disruptive incidents).
According to a statement signed on Tuesday by the Director, Communication and Public Affairs of NDIC, Bashir Nuhu, the certifications followed a rigorous and independent audit exercise confirming that the NDIC is in compliance with the requirements for the three standards.
He explained that the ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization that brings together experts from around the world to develop, voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant International Standards that support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges.
Nuhu stated that the certification is a three-year, multi-layered process that begins with an initial certification in the first year, followed by two surveillance audits over the course of two years.
NDIC In line with its vision to be one of the best deposit insurers in the world, reiterated the commitment of the Corporation to continue to offer excellent services consistent with international standards and best practices to ensure that the current achievement is duly sustained.