The MSECB, an international provider of Audit and Certification Services has granted the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) three ISO certifications.
Bashir A. Nuhu, the Director, Communication and Public Affairs, conveyed this in a statement made available to newsmen on Tuesday.
He said the ISOs include “Information Security Management System ISO/IEC 27001:2013 (on how organizations manage and protect their information assets so that they remain safe and secure, using this robust framework);
“IT Service Management System ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 (on how to ensure effective and resilient services in today’s changing service delivery environment); and Business Continuity Management System, ISO 22301(on the requirements for a management system to protect against, reduce the likelihood of, and ensure businesses recover from disruptive incidents)”.
The certifications followed a rigorous and independent audit exercise confirming that the NDIC is in compliance with the requirements for the three standards,the statement said.
“The ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organization that brings together experts from around the world to develop, voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant International Standards that support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges.
“The certification is a three-year, multi-layered process that begins with an initial certification in the first year, followed by two (2) surveillance audits over the course of two (2) years.
“In line with its vision to be one of the best deposit insurers in the world, the Corporation will continue to offer excellent services consistent with international standards and best practices to ensure that the current achievement is duly sustained”,the statement added