Bahrain’s BENEFIT receives ISO 27001 certificate for managing data security

By Arya M Nair, Intern Reporter
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BENEFIT, Bahrain’s innovator and leading company in Fintech and electronic financial transactions service, has become one of the first institutions to obtain the ISO 27001 certificate, the international standard for managing information security.

The BENEFIT Company has been accredited with the ISO 27001 certification for information security management system (ISMS) in recognition of BENEFIT’s ongoing efforts to fully secure all information assets. ISO 27001 enables organizations to manage the security of assets such as financial information, intellectual property, employee details, or information entrusted by third parties.

Ali Beshara
Ali Beshara
Head
Information Security & Risk Management

“Security is at the forefront of every action we take. At BENEFIT, we recognize the significance of data and understand that data protection is of paramount importance. Achieving ISO 27001 certification is an outstanding achievement that reflects our team’s consistent efforts to establish security guidelines and protocols in every layer of our business. Achieving this certification comes at a critical time when the marketplace has heightened sensitivity to cyber threats, and we will continue to meet these standards to better serve our consumers. This is a testament to BENEFIT’s commitment to go above and beyond when it comes to security.”

ISO 27001 Standard is recognized worldwide as an indication that the ISMS is aligned with information security best practices, and BENEFIT has applied the ISO 27001 standards to all sectors of the company without exception.

BENEFIT recognizes the significance of data protection and responding to evolving security threats. BENEFIT continues to invest in the management of information security, added Mr. Beshara.

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