ADMC team visits DMI on study trip for new ISO certification

Dubai: February 01, 2010: A delegation from the IT Department of Abu Dhabi Media Company (ADMC) visited Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI), in order to see DMI's experience after obtaining the ISO 27001-Certificate of Information Security, becoming the first media organisation in the Middle East to acquire the world's highest standard of quality in security and protection of information, as well as in an earlier achievement obtained the (ISO 9001:2000) certification for excellence in quality management system successfully in addition to dozens of awards and certificates of appreciation.

Faisal Abdullah, DMI's CEO of Corporate Support said: "The visit comes within the framework of exchanging expertise and information in the field of information security and the development of e-services. It also comes to address the challenges and risks that may be encountered by larger proliferated media organisations, in a time when Dubai Media Incorporated became a pioneering and internationally experienced organization in this area. The delegation was briefed on the experience and the applied stages including the assessment of current status of information security in comparison with the procedures and compliance with international standards of ISO, as well as the awareness sessions for employees held over the past few months, in addition to reviewing the latest developments, mechanisms and techniques used in this context, such as previous participations in specialised exhibitions in co-ordination and cooperation between the Departments of Quality and Information Technology in DMI, all in the context of its commitment to keep-up with the most important developments in the field of quality and excellence to raise the standard of all services and operations through commitment to international procedures and standards."

As a first form of co-operation between media organisations in the UAE, the visit comes while Abu Dhabi Media Company (ADMC) is preparing for obtaining the ISO 27000- Certificate of Information Security, which is one of the most important certificates that carries a high value in terms of efficiency and quality among organizations around the world in the field of information systems management.

 

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