du Managed Security Services accredited by ISO 27001 Global Standards

Delivering on its commitment towards building trust amongst its customers, du was recognised for raising the standard of its quality of work by being awarded the ISO/IEC 27001:2005 Certification, for its Managed Security Services (MSS), which are offered to the company’s Enterprise and Small Business customers.

DuThe ISO 27001:2005 Certificate is an international standard and framework for establishing an Information Security Management System (ISMS). The accreditation is endorsed by a globally recognized body, the UKAS Accreditation Institute, which underscores the strength and trust placed in du’s Managed Security Services (MSS).

It has to be noted that only a select few MSSPs around the world have undergone the rigorous process of certifying the entire design, implementation, delivery and operations lifecycle of their security services against the industry’s defacto security standard.

Marwan Abdulla Bin Dalmook, Senior Vice President, Technology Security and Risk Management, du, said, “We take immense pride in announcing the successful acquirement of the ISO 27001:2005 Certification. This milestone achievement endorses our dedication to excellence, while simultaneously building trust amongst our customers and community. It will further assist to substantiate confidence as well as contribute to strengthening our market position and the augmentation of our brand value, as a trusted Managed Security Service Provider.”

du’s internal security experts built the company’s Security Services in-house over the past 7 years, by establishing framework, people, processes and world-class technologies to protect against the constantly advancing security threats in our telecom environment, through their extensive experience and maturity.

This achievement will give du’s customers more confidence in its capabilities in the Cyber Security domain, through which the company aims to lay the foundations of an ever-improving Information Security Posture for its customers.