Dubai South achieves ISO 27001:2013 Certification for Information Security Management Systems

DUBAI, 25th January, 2016 (WAM) — Dubai Aviation City Corporation, DACC, the parent organisation of Dubai South, has received ISO 27001:2013 certification, which outlines the globally-recognised benchmarks for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving the organisation’s Information Security Management System, ISMS.

The certification signifies that Dubai South has designed, implemented and maintained a coherent set of policies, processes and systems to manage risks to its information assets, thus ensuring only acceptable levels of information security risk.

The certificate was awarded to Dubai South by the Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance, a UK-based global standards institution, in the presence of Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman, Dubai Aviation City Corporation, Ahmed Al Ansari, Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Dubai South, and Mohammed Muthanna, Vice President, Information Technology, Dubai South.

Dubai South attained the certification following an external assessment process, which rigorously examined its internal machinery to secure and protect all financial, legal and personal data, and factored in critical input from DACC employees and clients.

Commenting on the accomplishment, Mr. Al Zaffin said that the ISO certification was an important validation of Dubai South’s ongoing commitment to deploy robust information management systems, policies and processes in line with global standards. He said that the certification would further enhance DACC’s reputation among its stakeholders as a reliable custodian of information, ensuring appropriate controls in place to prevent and manage risks in the unlikely event of a breach. He also indicated that the ISO 27001:2013 ISMS Certification would offer added assurance to existing and potential customers that Dubai South deploys dynamic information security practices in sync with global standards.