CBN set to receive ISO 27001 certification

By The Citizen

The Central Bank of Nigeria 9CBN) will, on November 6, receive the International Standard Organisation ISO 27001:2005 Certificate issued by the British Standards Institution Assurance UK Limited.

The CBN would be the first regulatory body in Nigeria to be so certified.

A statement by the apex bank on Wednesday said the ISO certification, the highest accreditation for information protection and security from the International Organisation for Standardisation, would be given to the bank.

The scope of the certification covers the bank's headquarters and all the services provided at the bank by all its departments.

The CBN commenced the process of certification last year July, it said, adding that the certificate, renewable every three years, would expire on August 30, 2016.