Al Baraka Bank recently renewed its Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard compliance certificate, assessed by SISA.
Manama, Bahrain – October 12, 2021 – Al Baraka Islamic Bank, one of the leading financial institutions of the Islamic banking sector, has received the PCI DSS certificate for successfully meeting the security norms of protecting their customers’ data.
PCI DSS is a set of established information security standards determined to ensure that the payment card data is stored, processed, and transmitted securely.
After a precise assessment, the certificate of compliance is awarded to those organizations that abide by all the PCI DSS requirements that help reduce the threats and prevent the risks of payment fraud.
SISA is a PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) that evaluates the organizations based on the standards set by PCI SSC and handovers the compliance certificate after completing the audit.
Al Baraka was previously awarded the PCI DSS v3.2 certificate, also by SISA, and this is the mandatory annual renewal of the certification.
Al Baraka Islamic Bank has been a significant player in establishing and promoting the Islamic finance industry. Awarded with some of the prestigious international awards, the bank also holds a high reputation within the financial community of the Gulf, Arab, and other Islamic states.
“As a Qualified Security Assessor, SISA is always pleased to help organizations meet the security requirements essential to protect their customers’ crucial data. We are thankful to the team of Al Baraka Bank for their commitment and co-ordination throughout the process,” said Dharshan Shanthamurthy, CEO and Founder of SISA Information Security.
SISA has over the years assisted 2000+ customers spread across 40+ countries to achieve payment security compliance. It has been a trusted partner for providing PCI DSS compliance services to various industries like banks, e-commerce, telecommunications, airlines, ITES, etc.
SISA is a forensics-driven cybersecurity company, with offices in 14 countries, including Bangalore, India and Irving, Texas. SISA is trusted by organizations across the globe for securing their businesses with robust preventive, detective, and corrective security services and solutions.