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  • Updated: March 10, 2020

Oando Receives ISO 27001 Certification

 

Oil and Gas hub, Oando Plc, has received the international standard outline (ISO 27001) certification for information security management systems from the global certification partner FZ LLC. 

The company disclosed this in a statement while adding that it has become the first African oil and gas company to be bestowed with the ISO 27001 certification.

Speaking at the certificate presentation ceremony, the Group Chief Corporate Services and Operations Officer, Oando, Zubairu Muntari, said; “By implementing and following the necessary steps to comply with this standard, we can identify, control, and eliminate security risks, ultimately validating the security practices adopted within the organization"

“The certification also means that we can provide our stakeholders with a higher degree of confidence in the quality and stability of data security and further validating our commitment to the highest standards of information security.”

Head of IT, Oando Group, Idris Musa, said; “The investment in ISO 27001 enterprise security framework has allowed us to structure and implement modern security controls completely and cohesively thereby strengthening our data and information system governance,” Musa said.

Also commenting on the certification, the Chief Operating Officer, Digital Encode Limited, Dr Obadare Peter, said: “Essentially, the certification aims to establish and put in place good information security practices across the Oando Group.

“The certification is proof that the Company’s systems and processes have been audited against international best practice,
positioning Oando as operating to global standards.”

ISO 27001 certification is one of the most widely recognized and internationally accepted information security standards.

The certification specifies a management system that is intended to bring information security under management control and gives specific requirements.

Organisations that meet the requirements may be certified by an accredited certification body following the successful completion of an audit.

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