Bahrain Airport Company Receives ISO Accreditation for its Information Security Management System

Press release
Published April 20th, 2014 - 07:29 GMT

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) recently became the first in Bahrain to obtain the ISO27001:2013 certification, an international accreditation that further reiterates the company’s commitment to applying the highest standards across all its policies, operations and procedures.

Following an audit conducted by an external firm, the British Standards Institutions, BAC’s Information and Communication Technology Department (ICT) was awarded the ISO27001:2013, a significant achievement that acknowledges BAC’s successful implementation of effective information security processes and procedures. The certification assesses the compliance of all security measures implemented by BAC’s ICT unit to maintain information availability, confidentiality and integrity and reduce the risks of this information becoming exploited.

The ISO certification stands as a testament to our efforts in applying effective processes and procedures across BAC’s operations.  It also proves that BAC has defined an effective information security management system in an effort to sustain trusting and lasting partnerships with our stakeholders”, commented Ms. Najwa A.Rahim, VP of Information & Communication Technology at BAC.

“I would like to thank BAC Management for their continuous support and encouragement and I would like to extend my appreciation to the ICT team for their hard work and dedication which was instrumental in successfully completing this project,” Ms. A.Rahim added.

BAC is the authority responsible for enhancing BIA and increasing the airport’s contribution to the local economy.  In its operational role, BAC is responsible for elevating the airport’s operations, infrastructure and services. This is set to improve BIA’s capabilities and cater to the growing number of passengers as well as the changing demands of stakeholders. 

Background Information

Bahrain Airport Company

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) has been successfully managing and operating the Bahrain International Airport since 2008.

Through the provision of world-class Facilities, operational and commercial excellence, BAC has been attracting and supporting airlines, delivering great passenger and cargo services.

With a clear vision of sustaining and building Bahrain International Airport’s Position as an attractive hub for airlines and passengers alike BAC spearheads towards the future connecting Bahrain to the rest of the world.

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