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January 1970

Telenor Pakistan becomes first Telecom Operator in Pakistan to be IS0 27001:2005 certified for easypaisa Mobile Banking Services

Islamabad. 3rd March 2010: Telenor Pakistan has become the first Telecom Operator in Pakistan to have received the prestigious ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certification for Information Security Management System (ISMS) for mobile banking services. After a robust and comprehensive ISO 27001 compliance audit performed by the Certification Body Moody International accredited by UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Services), the ISMS for mobile banking services has been assessed and found compliant with all international requirements.

This certification will ensure secure and reliable mobile transactions through Tameer Microfinance Bank and Telenor Pakistan easypaisa.

Chief Technology Officer, Telenor Pakistan Khalid Shehzad while talking about the certification said, By having achieved this certification for easypaisa services, we have tried to offer to our external customers a secure, reliable and organized information security system that will give them the confidence to conduct their financial transactions without any hesitation.

ISO 27001:2005 is an international code of practice for Information Security Management Systems that was established by the British Standard Institution in 2005. ISO 27001 represents the only auditable international standard to define the requirements for an Information Security Management System (ISMS).

The certification is awarded only if the Information Security Management System ensures a defined security policy, a defined scope of ISMS, has conducted a thorough risk assessment and managed all identified risks. In addition, the certification directly benefits the customer by ensuring information security, transaction security and enhanced process efficiency.

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