11 July 2019 - EastNets a global provider of compliance, and payment solutions for the financial services industry announced today that it had received the ISO 27001:2013 certification for its Information Security Management System (ISMS).
ISO 27001:2013 is an information security standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the world's largest developer of voluntary international standards.
EastNets certification was issued by TUV Austria Hellas; The Austrian TÜV is an international company with offices in more than 20 countries worldwide. The organization rigorously examines internal machinery to secure and protect all financial, legal, and personal data. ISO 27001:2013 certification is evidence that EastNets has met rigorous international standards in ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of client data entrusted to EastNets. It also signifies that EastNets has successfully designed, implemented, and maintained a coherent set of policies, processes, and systems to mitigate and manage risks in its information assets.
The ISO 27001:2013 covers EastNets Swift Certified Service bureau assets and services as well as its comprehensive Information Technology operations. EastNets’ Service Bureau offers financial institutions a unique, highly cost-effective solution for SWIFT connectivity, delivering a fully outsourced, cloud-based alternative to the traditional SWIFT infrastructure. EastNets’ Service Bureau is currently utilized by more than 250 corporations and financial institutions, including local and international banks, central banking institutions, stock exchanges, securities firms, insurance companies, and businesses across countless sectors.
"This is a real accomplishment for our team in an era where information security and integrity is a global challenge," says EastNets CEO Hazem Mulhim, EastNets takes threats to the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of our clients' information very seriously. As such, EastNets was able to achieve the ISO 27001:2013 certified provider from the International Standards Organization”.
This certification demonstrates EastNets continued commitment to information security at every level and ensures that the security of our client's data and information has been addressed, implemented, and properly controlled in all areas of our organization.