South Indian Bank awarded ISO 27001: 2013 certification

Friday, Feb 17, 2017,11:36 IST By joji A A A

Kochi | Kerala-based South Indian Bank has been awarded ISO 27001: 2013 certification for its Information Security Management System (ISMS).

V G Mathew, MD and CEO of the Bank received the ISO 27001:2013 certificate from Venkataram Arabolu, Managing Director, BSI Group India, at an official ceremony at the SIB Building Kakkanad near here, the bank said in a release here.

The certification process involved an extensive audit, conducted by British Standards Institution against the criteria set out by the ISO 27001:2013 standards on various domains of IT functions, it said.

The bank said it had already received ISO 9001 Quality Management certification for its Credit Department, Personnel Department and Data Center.

“Achieving the ISO 27001:2013 certification demonstrates our total commitment to benchmarking our technology framework and processes with international standards, and forms part of our long term vision for security best practices.” “Adhering to the internationally recognized ISMS standards adds yet another layer of security for Bank’s customer data and assures customers of the quality of our service”, Mathew said.