AIICO Insurance Plc has announced the receipt of its Information Security Management System certification from the British Standards Institution (BSI) under ISO 27001:2013 standard.
The certification came after a thorough assessment of the organisation’s information security management system, it said.
The standard is regarded as the highest international standard for information security management and a globally-recognised information security standard developed and maintained by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).
The company breaks the record as the first in the industry in Nigeria to receive the certification, which represents high information security standards that provides a wide range of requirements for information security management systems.
The company’s Chief Risk Officer, Abiodun Adebanjo, said: “We consider the certification as a reward for the collective efforts that have gone into embedding the information security risk management culture within the entire organisation, and a reflection of the premium we place on protecting our customers and business data.
“With this certification, we have taken the necessary and needed steps to protect the company’s priority information from data breaches, unauthorised access and other disruptive data security threats to our stakeholders’ data. All hands are on deck, and we will continue to improve and adapt to changing circumstances to provide adequate and sustainable protection to our information assets.”