Bureau Veritas certification for Hamad’s information security management system
The Information Security Management System at Qatar’s Hamad International Airport (DOH) has received ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification from Bureau Veritas.
Airport operator, MATAR, notes that the globally recognised certification “affirms its ongoing commitment to implement industry best practises and continuously enhance its information security management system”.
The Doha gateway insists that while striving to provide a seamless and secure experience for its customers, it has developed and implemented an effective Information Security Management System that complies with one of the most stringent international standards and enables further resilience against cyber risks.
Suhail Kamil Kadri, DOH’s senior vice president for technology and innovation, commented: ”We are proud to achieve the esteemed ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification from Bureau Veritas, as it reflects the efforts our teams has put in to ensure our cyber security controls and procedures are reliable and also meet industry standard and best practice.
“With technology at the core of our airport strategy, it is imperative that we continue to assess, improve and adapt our information security management systems.”
Hossam Refaey, country chief executive of Bureau Veritas, said: “We would like to congratulate the entire team of HIA, for their collective efforts that has resulted in being certified to ISO/IEC 27001:2013 international standard. This accomplishment is a testimony of HIA’s commitment towards Information Security Management System.
“We are pleased to welcome HIA as an integral part of Bureau Veritas family of over 100,000 certified clients worldwide. This global recognition by Bureau Veritas Certification will certainly instill confidence in HIA’s stakeholders.
“We take great pride in this association with MATAR and look forward to taking this partnership forward and achieving many more challenging objectives in its journey towards benchmarking best international practices in management systems.”