Heritage Bank Plc has achieved the Information Security Management Certification of the International Standards Organisation (ISO).
The certification, also known as the ISO 27001: 2013, is part of the ISO 27000 family of standards which help organisations keep information assets secure.
The certification was achieved on the heels of the bank’s drive to revolutionalise the banking sector digital experience with Octopus, by putting in place a systematic approach to managing sensitive organisational information, ensuring it remained seamless, secure and available.
A statement from Fela Ibidapo, Divisional Head, Corporate Communications, said the Octopus platform owes numerous benefits to users, as it enables small businesses key into electronic payment system easily, efficient collections, social integration, retention strategy, bills payment, mobile virtual top-up, funds transfer, balance enquiry and movie show time news.
Speaking on the award, the MD/CEO of Heritage Bank Plc, Ifie Sekibo, reiterated the bank’s commitment for secure services, whilst assuring customers that their information is appropriately protected and, as such, reducing the need to undertake time consuming and costly onsite security audits.
It reduces time and cost for both parties, he said.