“Saudi Development” obtains the ISO certificate in the information security system


The Saudi Fund for Development obtained the (ISO 27001 certificate) in the Information Security Management System (ISMS) at the level of all sectors and departments of the Fund in cooperation with the King Abdullah Institute for Research and Consulting Studies, after the application, investigation and comprehensive evaluation of all international standards and requirements for information security. The certificate was issued by Resource Company Inspections Canada Incorporated (RICI), accredited by The International Accreditation Service (IAS), and documented in The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) database.

The representative of RICI presented the ISO certificate today in a ceremony organized by the Fund at its headquarters for this occasion, and a representative of the King Abdullah Institute for Research and Consulting Studies attended the handover ceremony.

The Fund’s CEO, Sultan bin Abdulrahman Al-Murshed, stressed that the Fund’s obtaining this globally approved certificate is evidence of the information security’s commitment to applying global standards, and the extent to which the sectors and departments in the Fund are keen on that.

He pointed out that the information security project in the fund works to ensure the confidentiality, accuracy and availability of information in the information technology department and in all sectors and departments of the fund, as well as to raise the level of information exchange with other authorities and organizations.

And the Director General of the Information Technology Department, Dr. Abdullah bin Fayez Al-Qarni, said, “Receiving this international certificate is evidence of the Fund’s commitment to the highest standards in security, confidentiality and management of information and risks, which helps achieve the objectives of the Fund and ensures the confidentiality and quality of information.”

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