The Eurasian Development Bank is certified for compliance with the highest international standard for information security

22 June 2020

Moscow, 22 June 2020. TÜV AUSTRIA, a global leader in certification, has audited the Eurasian Development Bank’s (EDB) information security system and certified its conformity to the international standard ISO/IEC 27001:2013.

ISO/IEC 27001:2013 is a standard combining international best practices in information security management.

“We have implemented an information security management system for our project operations in the first place, as well as for all types of lending and financing of the real and financial sectors, bond projects, and the financing of banking institutions,” said Andrey Beliyaninov, Chairman of the EDB Management Board, at the certificate award ceremony. “Ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and accessibility of the assets used in banking processes is the key to the continuity and reliability of our operations.”

“On behalf of TÜV AUSTRIA, a well-recognised leader in international certification, I would like to emphasise that the Eurasian Development Bank has fully conformed to the best international practices relating to information security systems,” commented Rudolf Lukavsky, Commercial Counsellor at the Austrian Embassy in Russia, “as well as the highest requirements for the creation, development, and maintenance of an information security management system.”

“The Bank has demonstrated the ability to protect its information resources and is ready to operate, monitor, analyse, support, and improve the security management system. The choice of appropriate security management measures designed to protect information assets and guaranteeing the trust of stakeholders is, of course, the key to the success of the Eurasian Development Bank,” added Dmitry Yartsev, TÜV AUSTRIA’s Regional Director for the CIS.

Additional Information:

The Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) is an international financial institution founded by Russia and Kazakhstan in January 2006 with the mission to facilitate the development of market economies, sustainable economic growth, and the expansion of mutual trade and other economic ties in its member states. The EDB's charter capital totals US $7 billion. The member states of the Bank are the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, and the Republic of Tajikistan.

TÜV AUSTRIA is a conformity assessment, testing, inspection, and certification company founded in Vienna in 1872. Information security and cybersecurity are key competencies of the company. TÜV AUSTRIA’s certificates and certification marks are recognised worldwide. Read more at www.tuv.at.

The EDB Media Centre:

Alexander Savelyev +7 (985) 765 23 59 (Moscow)

Azima Sapargaliyeva +7 (777) 750 00 08 (Almaty)

Sergey Gorbachev +7 (916) 727 22 00 (Moscow)

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