Intertek has awarded the ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 certification for Information Technology Service Management and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 for Information Security Management to the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC).
SEC acquired certification for 50 different services within the company’s Information Technology and Communication systems. The new certifications demonstrate that SEC serves its customers through establishing international communication centers supported by new technologies – providing communication platforms and services that comply with global standards.
ISO 27001 is the best-known standard for information security management systems. ISO/IEC 20000-1 promotes the adoption of a service management system in order to provide value and consistency for both the customer and the service provider.
Samir Ahmed, Director of Business Assurance at Intertek Gulf & Pakistan Region, presented the award to Mr. Sulayman A. AlSugair, Executive Director, IT & Communication, and offered his congratulations to the senior management team during a special ceremony held at SEC headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Speaking at the event, Sulayman A. AlSugair commented: “At the heart of SEC’s success is the trust we earned for our continuous commitment to information technology and security. Achieving these certifications from Intertek, is a testament to our relentless drive to implementing best-in-class management system practices while ensuring that customers get consistent high-quality services.”