• Sun. May 26th, 2024

Union Bank of Nigeria Secures Prestigious International Certifications In Information Security, Business Continuity

Union Bank of Nigeria PLC, a leading and trusted name in the nation’s banking sector, has reached a significant milestone by achieving the MSECB management system certifications in ISO/IEC 27001:2022, ISO 22301:2019, and ISO/IEC 20000-1:2018, fortifying its commitment to delivering secure and reliable banking services.

This achievement was formally announced following a rigorous evaluation process conducted by MSECB, a globally recognized provider of audit and certification services. Union Bank successfully met all the stringent criteria for Information Security, IT Service Delivery, and Business Continuity standards, underlining its dedication to maintaining robust management systems.

These certifications are internationally esteemed benchmarks that signify a company’s commitment to managing information safely and effectively, ensuring IT service quality, and maintaining continuity of business operations amidst disruptions. The ISO/IEC 27001:2022 certification focuses on information security management systems, while ISO/IEC 20000-1:2018 pertains to IT service management, and ISO 22301:2019 addresses business continuity management systems.

Francis Mojoyinlola, Chief Information Security Officer at Union Bank, expressed his enthusiasm about the certifications, stating, “Our recent certifications from MSECB confirm our ongoing commitment to implementing the highest standards of information security and innovative banking solutions. This will enhance our capability to provide our customers with secure, reliable, and state-of-the-art services.”

The latest certifications build on the bank’s previous accomplishments, which include recertification of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 3.2 and the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification obtained in 2018. These recognitions bolster the bank’s reputation for adhering to the most stringent information management security standards.

Established in 1917 and listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange since 1971, Union Bank has maintained a solid reputation for reliability and excellence in banking services across its extensive network of over 300 branches nationwide. The bank offers a broad spectrum of financial services to individual and corporate clients, ranging from traditional banking services to modern electronic banking platforms.

This recent development reaffirms Union Bank’s position as one of Nigeria’s most esteemed financial institutions and underscores its unwavering dedication to providing its clients with secure and innovative banking experiences.

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor is a seasoned journalist and the CEO/Founder Belch Digital Communications, publishers of Hybrid News Nigeria.

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