Alkhabeer Capital Achieves ISO 27001 Certification
One of the first Saudi independent investment companies to be internationally recognized for upholding the highest standards of Information Security and Data Protection
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – 26 August 2020: Alkhabeer Capital, the asset manager specializing in alternative investments, today announced that it has been awarded the International Organization for Standardization Certification for Information Security Management (ISO/IEC 27001:2013) for its excellence in security and compliance.
ISO 27001 is a globally recognized standard mandating numerous controls for the establishment, maintenance and certification of an Information Security Management System (ISMS). With this certification, Alkhabeer Capital becomes one of the first few independent investment companies (non-bank affiliate) in the Kingdom to be recognized internationally as a leader in information security protocols and best practices.
The Company underwent in-depth testing and assessment by UKAS accredited certification body to validate compliance with this standard, and received the certification upon its first attempt, showcasing the completeness and rigor of Alkhabeer Capital’s IT infrastructure and data protection program.
Mr. Ahmed Saud Ghouth, Chief Executive Officer of Alkhabeer Capital, said:
“The ISO certification is a testament to Alkhabeer Capital’s commitment to providing our clients the highest level of protection for their most sensitive information. Data security is one of our key priorities as we understand that information must be meticulously managed, controlled and protected given its significant impact on customers and the business ecosystem in general. As such, our team is dedicated to ensuring we have every safeguard in place when dealing with client information, and, thanks to their round-the-clock efforts, Alkhabeer has built a robust end-to-end security and compliance framework on par with international standards.”
Alkhabeer Capital, headquartered in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, specializes in alternative investments and investment services. It is authorized by the Capital Market Authority, under license number 07074-37.