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LankaBangla achieves ISO/IEC certification


Published : 03 Dec 2020 10:23 PM

LankaBangla Finance Limited, recently awarded the prominent ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification by the British Standard's Institute (BSI), an International Certification Agency. 

LankaBangla Finance Limited received this certification for adopting and applying global standards and best practices to ensure effectiveness, efficiency, confidentiality, the integrity of its day-to-day information security operations. 

It is to be noted here that Enterprise Infosec Consultants (EIC) has performed all the responsibilities related to consultancy. The certification indicates that the working divisions and unit under the certification scope (ICT Division, HR Division, General Infrastructure & Services Division and Card Operations Unit) have complied with the international standards for security competencies relating to process, policies, practices, and infrastructure. 

This certification entails that the organization has met all requirements with strong confidence regarding information security management and becoming the first NBFI in Bangladesh certified by the BSI. Speaking to the occasion, Khwaja Shahriar, Managing Director and CEO of LankaBangla Finance Limited said, "I am delighted to pronounce the attainment of the ISO 27001 certification. This is a substantial and exceptionally important accomplishment. Security is an essential part of our business and we take this obligation seriously, in meeting these very high standards and achieving accreditation validates the seriousness with which we treat our clients’ sensitive assets”.

 Shahriar added, "This certification confirms that our organization exercises the best practices in information security processes and has ensured the fundamentals of data security which is Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability. Processes are now better aligned than before to the organization’s strategy and purpose”.

 "We are pleased that LankaBangla Finance Limited is the first NBFI in Bangladesh who are ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified by the British Standard's Institute (BSI). It shows our organization's readiness to provide innovative products and cater to the needs of our customers with utmost security and satisfaction”, he further stated.

 This certification is also a mandatory requirement of Bangladesh Bank and LankaBangla Finance Limited is committed to following regulatory instructions to ensure compliances.

 LankaBangla Finance Limited has always been a reliable financial institution and has consistently kept a pledge to deliver superior financial products and services while offering increasing value to its stakeholders. LankaBangla Finance Limited is known for its wealth of experience and bold attitude – the resources of extraordinary talent combined with substantial expertise that guarantees its customer excellence in financial solutions delivered across diverse digital platforms.

ISO/IEC 27001:2013 specifies the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving an information security management system within the context of the organization. It also includes requirements for the assessment and treatment of information security risks tailored to the needs of the organization.