Zain KSA attains ISO certifications for Business Continuity and Information Security
Zain KSA has earned dual certifications in ISO 22301 for Business Continuity Management Systems and ISO/IEC 27001 for Information Security. These certifications underscore the company's strong commitment to implementing rigorous risk management and information security practices in accordance with the standards and governance protocols established by the National Cybersecurity Authority and international standards ISO 22301:2019 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013.
By achieving these certifications, Zain KSA demonstrates its dedication to effectively identifying and mitigating significant risks while upholding the highest levels of information security. The company also emphasizes its commitment to ensuring seamless business continuity.
Eng. Fawaz Al-Homoud, Vice President of Enterprise Risk and Information Security at Zain KSA, commented on this achievement, emphasizing the company's dedication to safeguarding innovations, fostering growth, and maintaining a cutting-edge technical infrastructure. Al-Homoud explained that the comprehensive approach includes cybersecurity, IT operations, personnel affairs, and procurement, all of which are integral to the Information Security Management System (ISMS). This approach aims to systematically and effectively protect the company's data and minimize information security risks, aligning with best practices.
Zain KSA had previously obtained ISO 27017 and ISO 27018 certifications, both part of the ISO 27001 ISMS set of certificates focused on security management for cloud computing service providers. These achievements reflect Zain KSA's commitment to staying at the forefront of technology and security, in line with Saudi Vision 2030, and contributing to the nation's digital transformation by ensuring long-term sustainability and resilience against various cyber threats.