Azercell became the first mobile operator in Azerbaijan to receive ISO/IEC 27001 certification for information security management
- 28 December 2019
Digital solutions provider and the leading mobile operator of the country “Azercell Telecom” LLC is finalizing the current year with the next achievement, the company told APA-Economics.
Thus, Azercell has been awarded the ISO/IEC 27001 certification by DNL GL, a Norwegian company providing certification services in more than 100 countries worldwide. Prioritizing transparency, customer data protection and confidentiality throughout its operation, Azercell has become the first mobile operator in the country to receive this certificate. Thus, during independent audit it was confirmed that the Azercell’s Information Security Management System applying to ensure information security, complied with international standards. ISO/IEC 27001 once again proves that Azercell ensures high-level protecting of data confidentiality, integrity and availability.
Notably, ISO/IEC 27001 standard was developed jointly by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission. The certificate is issued only to the companies that fully correspond the requirements of ISO/IEC 27001, optimally manage their information security risks, conduct audit reviews on a regular basis and ensure information security in accordance with legal requirements.
It is worth noting that ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the International Federation of the National Standardizing Associations (member associations of ISO). So far, this federation has set standards in the field of management, technology and trademarks, services and best practices.