HUTCH receives Global ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Standards Certification on safeguarding vital customer data
HUTCH, the country’s fast-growing choice for mobile communication services, has received the Global ISO/IEC 27001:2013 standards certification for its best-in-class data security management and protection capabilities. This prestigious certification is awarded by the British Standards Institution (BSI), one of the founding members of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
The Global ISO/IEC 27001:2013 standards certification assures the customers, partners, shareholders and staff, offering added confidence that the company’s information security infrastructure meets high international standards of expectation, and that it carefully assesses Information Security risks to implement mandatory controls to safeguard confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information assets as well as legal compliances.
Commenting on this latest certification, the Chief Executive Officer of HUTCH, Thirukumar Nadarasa stated, “We are pleased to have achieved the prestigious Global ISO 27001:2013 standards certification to safeguard vital customer data from a broad range of cyber threats and vulnerabilities which are an increasing risk in today’s digital and online world for all companies. We are fully committed to the continuous improvement and development of technologies and this certification is a testament to our dedication towards ensuring quality, security and the provision of best service to our customers, partners and staff.”
The ISO standard includes a process-based approach to initiating, implementing, operating, and maintaining the Information International Security Management Systems. It is an internationally recognized best practice framework that is being adopted by prudent organizations as a critical element in the organization’s risk management strategy.
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Sunera Mahanamahewa – Head of Information Security & Compliance of HUTCH; Indika Edirisinghe, General Manager – IT & Core Network of HUTCH; Thirukumar Nadarasa, CEO of HUTCH; Asanga Ranasinghe, Chief Information Officer of HUTCH; Shan Nanayakkara – General Manager of Bureau Veritas Lanka (Pvt) Ltd; Gayan Balachandra, National Sales Manager – I&F of Bureau Veritas Lanka (Pvt) Ltd; Buddhika De Alwis, Director of Trustvault (Pvt) Ltd; and at the certification awarding ceremony.