Qatari Investors Group (QIG), Q.P.S.C, and its eight group entities have been awarded the prestigious ISO 27001: 2013 Certification by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), the world’s leading classification society, after complying with the rigorous requirements of this international standard.
ISO/IEC 27001:2013 is a globally recognized certification for Information Security Management System. Achieving this certification, affirms QIG’s ongoing commitment for continuous improvement, as it provides a framework for keeping the organization’s information safe.
It’s a holistic approach that covers the entire organization, and encompasses people, processes and technology, leading to a significant increase in the organization’s resilience to cyber-attacks while complying with business, legal and regulatory requirements.
After a detailed and comprehensive audit process, DNV has, from the first instance, awarded the internationally recognized ISO 27001 certification to QIG and its entities: Al Khalij Cement Company (AKCC), Mobility Car Rental (Europcar Qatar), Qatar Security Systems (QSS), QIG Marine Services, Al Masseya Shipping Agency, First Shipping Agency, United Logistics, and United Shipping Agency.
“It is one of the most ambitious group-wide ISO 27001 initiatives embarked on in the State of Qatar”, Mr. Balamurugan Sambasivam, Area Manager – Middle East at DNV Business Assurance, said.
“QIG demonstrated their uncompromised commitment to safeguarding information and information assets across their business areas considering the needs of its stakeholders”, he added.
QIG is proud to deliver on this achievement to its shareholders, as it is yet another testimony of the Group’s diligence in successfully managing and developing its operations, continuously striving for excellence and compliance with the Best-In-Class standards.
Qatari Investors Group (QIG) is a diversified conglomerate listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange. The group owns and operates several subsidiaries in diverse sectors. Its brands have an established presence and a record of accomplishment in the Qatari market, serving flagship projects, customers and facilities in the private and public sectors.