(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Peninsula
DOHA: Manateq's endeavor to provide world-class Industrial Zones, Warehousing and Logistics Parks that are safe and secure, has yet again received an international stamp of approval by obtaining ISO 27001 certification for its information security management system. The certification was performed by Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide.
Intertek certified Manateq as compliant with all of the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification requirements - the international standard from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission. Established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the standard requires the certification of an organization's information security management controls for areas such as data security and business continuity. The certification extends to every level of an organization's IT infrastructure stack, including asset management, access control, human resource security, and application security.
Achieving the ISO 27001 standard certifies that Manateq has the requisite information security controls in place to protect client data. The certification is awarded only to those companies that can meet the standard as judged by an independent, qualified team of auditors.
'Manteq's obtaining ISO 27001 certification reflects our commitment at all levels to provide services at par with highest international standards and practices and in line with the requirements of our valued customers as well as that of regulatory and supervisory entities and stakeholders, in addition to the company's commitment to continue developing its services and operations, said Fahad Rashid Al Kaabi, Chief Executive Officer of Manateq.
He added, 'By securing ISO 27001 certification for our information security management system, we are able to provide our clients with a higher degree of confidence in the stability of security around their data. We are trusted by our clients and with this certification, Manateq has shown its commitment to the highest levels of security, and demonstrated that is has all the necessary controls in place to ensure that this strict standard is met by its technology, people and processes.
'I feel extremely proud of Manateq on this unique and remarkable achievement. I would like to thank Intertek for its professionalism and support throughout the process. Intertek is an exceptional and strategic partner that helped us obtain this important ISO 27001 certification, added Fahad Rashid Al Kaabi.
Achieving the ISO/IEC 27001 standard involves a two-stage security audit; including an initial review of the company's ISMS documentation.