Batelco, Bahrain’s leading digital solutions operator has been presented with a new ISO Certificate in Information Security (ISO 27001:2013) that covers a wider scope, following a thorough and vigorous auditing process conducted by Certification Bureau Veritas. The Certification was received for the following Units:

Technology Units: Telecom Network and IT, Retail Operations, Data Centres Wholesale Operations, Cyber Security Operations Batelco has expanded its existing Information Security Certification ISO 27001:2013 to include a wider scope following a thorough auditing activity. A number of Batelco teams, headed by the Information Security team, worked together to complete the comprehensive process to meet all standard requirements which was verified by the Bureau Veritas auditing team.

Being a certified organisation, Batelco applies international security standards in protecting the data of its customers and fulfilling TRA (Telecommunications Regulatory Authority) regulation as part of its integrated Risk Management programme within the organisation’s strategic plan.

Gaining the new expanded certification proves Batelco’s due diligence in protecting and securing corporate confidential data and supports the Company’s efforts for compliance with relevant laws and regulations. Additionally the certification demonstrates Batelco’s credibility and trust and shows its commitment to information security at all levels throughout the organization.