Abu Dhabi: - Finance House (PJSC) has officially obtained the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) certification from SISA Information Security, making it the first non-banking financial institution to be certified in the UAE.
PCI-DSS is the global industry compliance and security standard that is dedicated to secure cardholders’ data. It is also one of the most stringent security standards in the market.
Commenting on this announcement, Wael Ibrahim, GCOO at Finance House, said: “This accomplishment reinforces our commitment to internationally recognized security standards that enhance the protection of customers’ cards information".
Wael added: “To achieve this certification, Finance House has worked hand in hand with SISA, following a structural approach and going through various levels of compliance phases for both operational and technical functions”.
This achievement is a result of Finance House's commitment to offering its customers the best services possible, underlined by safety and security; and delivered by our
team that spares no efforts in managing and improving its information security systems", Wael concluded.
PCI DSS initiative will help build and maintain a secure network, protect cardholder data, maintain a vulnerability management program, implement strong access control measures, regularly monitor and test networks and maintain an information security policy.
About Finance House:
Finance House PJSC is an Abu Dhabi - headquartered finance company that was established on 13 March 2004 and commenced its operations on 18 July 2004.
The principal activities of the Company are commercial and retail financing, financial services and investments. The Company is licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of the UAE.
The major shareholders of Finance House include, The National Investor (TNI), a number of prominent UAE businessmen, high net worth individuals and dignitaries.
In a short span since inception, Finance House has introduced a number of innovative products and services for the consumer and commercial segments.
Finance House is listed on the Abu Dhabi Exchange under the ticker symbol FH and is categorized as a “Grade One” company by the Emirates Securities & Commodities Authority (SCA).
Finance House is rated BBB- long-term and A3 short-term, both with Stable Outlook by Capital Intelligence.
For further information, kindly contact:
Wissam Farran - Group Head
Group Corporate Communications
Finance House PJSC
Tel: +971 2 6194893
Fax: +971 2 6315806
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