NADRA achieves ISO 27001 Certification

A seal of approval from third party that NADRA is governed by international standards.

Islamabad (Muhammad Yasir) National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) in pursuance to become cyber- resilient organization, has reached yet another milestone by bagging ISO 27001 certification. ISO 27001 is an internationally recognized best practices framework. NADRA is now ISO certified in ID Card Printing, Networks & Communications, Infrastructure and Information Security departments. It has now certified for Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) and is one of the most rigorous information security standards worldwide. NADRA has recently received this certification in recognition of its exceptional commitment to protecting and safeguarding its information assets. Congratulating team, Chairman NADRA Tariq Malik said, “International Standards Organization certification reflects that NADRA processes of managing its ID assets are governed by international standards, as endorsed by third party audit.” He further elaborated that the certification is testament to NADRA’s commitment to ensure that security processes and procedures are in compliance with international security best practices, and audited regularly and are continually improving to deliver the highest level of security and data protection. Security by default (SbD) and privacy by design (PbD) protocols are two fundamental strategies at the heart of NADRA’s product and service’s development life cycle, he added. “This further reinforces NADRA’s commitment to maintain security and integrity of citizen data and validates the security built into the application design and processes, added the chairman. It is pertinent to mention here that International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an independent, non-governmental international organization which brings together experts to share knowledge and develop voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant international standards that support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges.